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Aviator Travel Jib helps up the production value of dSLR movies #HDSLRscoop

Aviator Travel Jib helps up the production value of dSLR movies #HDSLRscoop | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Get sweeping shots from your digital SLR without toting around big and heavy gear. Read this blog post by Joshua Goldman on Crave.
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Blackmagic Ups The Ante and Adds Crucial Features with Blackmagic Firmware Update 1.9.3

Blackmagic Ups The Ante and Adds Crucial Features with Blackmagic Firmware Update 1.9.3 | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Blackmagic Design has upped the ante once again with the latest version of its Blackmagic firmware, this time for the Blackmagic Pocket Camera (BMPC) and Blackmagic Cinema Camera (BMCC). [adrotate group="6"]We now have three of the most asked-for features in both cameras – audio meters, h... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/08/blackmagic-ups-the-ante-and-adds-crucial-features-with-blackmagic-firmware-update-1-9-3/
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Attention Filmmakers: Announcing The Silver Sound Music Video Film Festival | Fstoppers

Attention Filmmakers: Announcing The Silver Sound Music Video Film Festival | Fstoppers | HDSLR | Scoop.it
We all know that as DSLR technology improves, more of us photographers are trying our hands at creating video content. One of the easiest ways to do that is to shoot music videos for your pre-existing music photo clients and friends. I know that's how we built the portfolio for our production comapny, orignially. Well, our friends over at Silver Sound are throwing a music video film festival and you now have a great chance to have your music video work recognized and even win prizes!
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Forbes Photography Tips For HDSLR Shooters - HDSLR Shooter

Forbes Photography Tips For HDSLR Shooters - HDSLR Shooter | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Forbes’ list of “Six Ways To Get Better Photos From Your DSLR” is a great entry point for photographers and videographers alike to start improving their shots. Similar to last week’s article “5 DIY Lighting Techniques for Beginner Shooters”, these tips are all aimed at photographers. However many of them could easily be adapted to …
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Surveys Says: Canon C300 Most Popular Camera Among Working Pros in UK

Surveys Says: Canon C300 Most Popular Camera Among Working Pros in UK | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Canon C300 takes top honors, but Sony’s F5/55 garners attention.Thanks to our friends over at Cinescopophilia for alerting us to the 2014 Televisual Production Technology Survey.Televisual questioned 100 executives at “leading TV, film, commercials and corporate production companies in t... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/08/surveys-says-canon-c300-most-popular-camera-among-working-pros-in-uk/
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The new Hasselblad H5D-200c MS camera can reach 200MP resolution | Photo Rumors

The new Hasselblad H5D-200c MS camera can reach 200MP resolution | Photo Rumors | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Hasselblad announced a new H5D-200c MS medium format camera (not to be confused with the current H5D-200MS model) that can reach 200 MP resolution with the
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Airport Lights Can Now Act as Surveillance Cameras | Fstoppers

Airport Lights Can Now Act as Surveillance Cameras | Fstoppers | HDSLR | Scoop.it
It is a known fact that places like airports or sports venues are equipped with hundreds of security cameras which can track and document any and all suspicious activity. You can usually spot them very easily in strategic areas on the ceiling, but now new technology is going to make them harder to recognize or avoid. New types of LED lights are making their way into high-profile venues, and they can do much more than just illuminate and lit the areas: they can track movement, record conversations and basically perform like any security camera currently out there.   
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Samsung created a roving robot to carry the Galaxy NX smart camera around Europe

Samsung created a roving robot to carry the Galaxy NX smart camera around Europe | HDSLR | Scoop.it
    The Samsung Galaxy NX is a strange breed of a camera, half mirrorless NX camera, half Android device. It comes with a viewfinder, humongous rear screen and quirky interface with as good as no physical buttons. It takes images just…
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Camera News: More Blackmagic Updates, ARRI Supports SxS Pro+, Red Dragon on The Knick, and More

Camera News: More Blackmagic Updates, ARRI Supports SxS Pro+, Red Dragon on The Knick, and More | HDSLR | Scoop.it

Once upon a time, you bought a camera and made the most of the investment, putting up with any feature limitations until it made financial sense to invest in a more current model. But in the new camera landscape, you don't always have to buy new hardware to get new features — just download the latest firmware. (Sometimes it's even free!) Here's a look at new camera updates from Blackmagic Design, ARRI, and unofficial Canon EOS firmware provider Magic Lantern, plus a few more news briefs from the world of cinematography.

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This Week’s “Fabulous Excess” Award: Canon’s $165,000 1200mm Lens – Used!

This Week’s “Fabulous Excess” Award: Canon’s $165,000 1200mm Lens – Used! | HDSLR | Scoop.it
News of the Canon 1200mm lens brought to us courtesy of the team over at Imaging ResourcePerhaps you’ve heard the old saw, “The difference between men and boys is the price of their toys.”Take, for an imperfect example, the two paper cups attached by a string you (or more likely your parents or... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/08/this-weeks-fabulous-excess-award-canons-165000-1200mm-lens-used/
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Digital Imaging Reporter awards B&H as E-Tailer of the year

Digital Imaging Reporter awards B&H as E-Tailer of the year | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Digital Imaging Reporter Magazine has honored B&H with its prestigious e-tailer of the year award in their magazine's August 2014 edition.
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Scary/Amazing Cockpit Photograph Shows You What It's Like to Fly with the Blue Angels

Scary/Amazing Cockpit Photograph Shows You What It's Like to Fly with the Blue Angels | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Ever wonder what it's like to fly with the Blue Angels? Well, this photograph, taken from inside one of the planes during the Blue Angles' practice last Th
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Canon Shutter Count? Get accurate shutter actuations from ShutterCount App

Canon Shutter Count? Get accurate shutter actuations from ShutterCount App | HDSLR | Scoop.it
One of the oldest questions around the DSLR market has always been “how many shutter actuations does my camera have?” In fact, one of the most popular posts in the past was this planet5D article “Canon EOS 5D Mark II shutter count actuation utility”Well now,... http://blog.planet5d.com/2013/10/get-accurate-shutter-actuations-for-your-canon-through-the-shuttercount-app/
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Shutter Count is Now Available for Windows

Shutter Count is Now Available for Windows | HDSLR | Scoop.it
What is Shutter Count and why should you care?Well…have you seen what’s been going on at eBay lately?In the past month, 20 or so U.S. location, working Canon 5D Mk II bodies – the camera that really set off the DSLR video revolution – have sold for as little as $970, topping out at just u... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/08/shutter-count-is-now-available-for-windows/
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How to Contribute to the Magic Lantern Development Without Having to Code

How to Contribute to the Magic Lantern Development Without Having to Code | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Are you a fan of Magic Lantern? If you are using it on a regular basis then you should take a close look at their current request.They want your help.[adrotate group="6"]They set up a variety of ways that users can help their development team (don’t worry you don’t have to know how... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/08/how-to-contribute-to-the-magic-lantern-development-without-having-to-code/
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Crowdfunding Film Projects: Is It for You?

Crowdfunding Film Projects: Is It for You? | HDSLR | Scoop.it

Since recommending —  and regretting investing in — a Kickstarter project that hasn't turned out as advertised, I stopped recommending projects. I'll stick to that. But, as filmmakers, we must all be aware that things are changing. More and more films are being created outside the studio system, and some of them are very high quality.

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Smartphone OnePlus One Shoots 4k that smokes the Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Smartphone OnePlus One Shoots 4k that smokes the Canon EOS 5D Mark III | HDSLR | Scoop.it
4K footage from new smartphone entry OnePlus One beats a Canon EOS 5D Mark III (under admittedly ideal lighting conditions). Who should be more worried – Canon, or Apple? Or is this really just an Alfred E. Neumann “What, me worry?” kind of data point?We live in interesting times.[adrotate group... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/08/canon-5d-mark-iii-smoked-by-new-smartphone-oneplus-one/
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Watch your own 4K videos shot with the OnePlus with NanoTech Entertainment's Nuvola NP-1 4K streaming Android set top box!

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Top 5 Ways to Ensure You're Getting a Shot in Focus

Top 5 Ways to Ensure You're Getting a Shot in Focus | HDSLR | Scoop.it
One of the number one things that I get asked about and I hear discussed regularly is the issue of getting a shot in focus when shooting video.Many videographers are used to having autofocus on their ENG cameras and still photographers by and large rely on auto focus rather than manual focus.... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/08/top-5-ways-to-ensure-youre-getting-a-shot-in-focus/
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CPN Interviews the Men Behind the EOS-1 Series SLRs « Canon Rumors

CPN Interviews the Men Behind the EOS-1 Series SLRs «  Canon Rumors | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Canon is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the EOS-1 series, the company’s flagship range of SLR cameras, which began with the launch of the EOS-1 film SLR in 1989. CPN recently got the unique opp
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Nikon will also announce a new SB-500 Speedlight flash | Nikon Rumors

Nikon will also announce a new SB-500 Speedlight flash | Nikon Rumors | HDSLR | Scoop.it
In addition to the D750 DSLR camera, Nikon will also announce a new SB-500 Speedlight flash. The SB-400 has already been listed as discontinued (previously
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Fuji X30 Images Leak Out

Fuji X30 Images Leak Out | HDSLR | Scoop.it
This appears to be the new Fuji X30 camera that is rumored to be announced prior to Photokina 2014 as a proper replacement to the Fuji X20. Notably, these images show that it features an EVF in pla...
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Kodak Professional BW400CN Film is Discontinued

Kodak Professional BW400CN Film is Discontinued | HDSLR | Scoop.it
This one is hard for me to believe, but Kodak has officially discontinued its BW400CN film. The great thing about Kodak BW400CN film was that it was readily available everywhere and could be develo...
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North Korea Revealed in Engaging Time Lapse "Enter Pyongyang" Shot on Nikon

North Korea Revealed in Engaging Time Lapse "Enter Pyongyang" Shot on Nikon | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Filmmaker and planet5D reader Rob Whitworth visits North Korea, and with stunning access to its capital city, Pyongyang, creates engaging Nikon time lapse and we’ve got some exclusive behind-the-scenes info! If you’re like me (and after reading what’s next you may hope you are not), my sen... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/08/north-korea-revealed-in-engaging-time-lapse-enter-pyongyang-shot-on-nikon/
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Reminder of Why We Fell in Love with the Canon 5D Mk II: "Under the Rust"

Reminder of Why We Fell in Love with the Canon 5D Mk II:  "Under the Rust" | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Knowing how influential the Canon 5D Mk II has been to so many of us, we’re delighted to share with you three items from planet5D reader and filmmaker Julien Lasseur:his new short film UNDER THE RUST, filmed entirely with a Canon 5D Mk II and just one lens (the 24-105);announcement of the la... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/08/reminder-of-why-we-fell-in-love-with-the-canon-5d-mk-ii-under-the-rust/
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Magic Lantern Pushes the Canon DLSR platform to Shoot at 40 fps in RAW

Magic Lantern Pushes the Canon DLSR platform to Shoot at 40 fps in RAW | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Magic Lantern keeps pushing the boundaries of the Canon DLSR platform.They have recently announced that it is now possible, on the Canon 5D Mark III, for you to shoot at 40 frames per second at 1080 in RAW mode.[adrotate group="6"]If you are shooting in 720 you can record up to 67fps in R... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/08/magic-lantern-pushes-the-canon-dlsr-platform-to-shoot-at-40-fps-in-raw/
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You will not care about the upcoming Sony KW1 "selfie" camera | Photo Rumors

You will not care about the upcoming Sony KW1 "selfie" camera | Photo Rumors | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Few days ago I reported rumors about a new Sony KW1 compact camera equipped with Exmor RS sensor. Pictures of the KW1 already leaked on several Chinese
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