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Sony Unveils Two New NEX Lenses, Full Frame Glass and Camera Coming Soon?

Sony Unveils Two New NEX Lenses, Full Frame Glass and Camera Coming Soon? | HDSLR | Scoop.it
There's some new activity in the world of Sony NEX mirrorless cameras and E-mount lenses -- both new product launches and rumors of soon-to-arrive gear. Ea
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EDIT: Sorry, this story was old - I didn't notice the date was from earlier this year. My apologies

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Canon Uses Magic Lantern Footage In Its Own Advertising. Really?

Canon Uses Magic Lantern Footage In Its Own Advertising. Really? | HDSLR | Scoop.it
For serious videographers committed to Canon DSLR’s, thank goodness for Magic Lantern.As many of you know, this free firmware addon provides many of the desperately needed video functions otherwise missing from the Canon consumer and prosumer DSLR line, from software-enabled headphone m... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/07/canon-uses-magic-lantern-footage-in-its-own-advertising-really/
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Canon Most Widely Used Camera System at the Latest World Cup « Canon Rumors

Canon Most Widely Used Camera System at the Latest World Cup «  Canon Rumors | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Canon Follows Up on Their Strong Showing at February's Big Game in New Jersey With Widespread Use by Imaging Professionals at the Soccer Tournament in BrazilMELVILLE, N.Y., July 24, 2014 - Canon U.S
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Ricoh announces limited-edition gunmetal-gray Pentax K-3

Ricoh announces limited-edition gunmetal-gray Pentax K-3 | HDSLR | Scoop.it
    Tempted by Ricoh's feature-rich, 24-megapixel Pentax K-3 digital SLR, but want something a little more visually interesting than the typical, plain black camera body? It seems like most cameras aimed at enthusiasts take…
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Close Look Varavon Armor Cage for Panasonic GH3 / GH4 Cameras » CheesyCam

Close Look Varavon Armor Cage for Panasonic GH3 / GH4 Cameras » CheesyCam | HDSLR | Scoop.it

To clear up any confusion, the dovetail is part of the cage and cannot be removed, but you can still mount any quick release you want. Check out the video for a closer look at the Varavon Armor Cage for the Panasonic GH3 / GH4 cameras.

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Zack Arnold talking editing and fitness (what a combo!) on the next planet5D Podcast

Zack Arnold talking editing and fitness (what a combo!) on the next planet5D Podcast | HDSLR | Scoop.it
I’m pretty excited about this one… hopefully you are too – not only do we get to talk to an awesome editor (see his bio below) but we also get to talk about your health![adrotate group="6"]About Zack ArnoldZack Arnold is a Professional Motion Picture Editor for 15 years. He... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/07/zack-arnold-talking-editing-and-fitness-what-a-combo-on-the-next-planet5d-podcast/
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One new optic, another gets a name: Fuji reveals updated X-mount lens roadmap

One new optic, another gets a name: Fuji reveals updated X-mount lens roadmap | HDSLR | Scoop.it
    New lens options are on the way if you're a Fuji X-mount shooter, but the order in which they're going to arrive may not be quite what you were expecting if you read last spring's Fuji X-Mount roadmap. The company has…
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What's the Secret of this Movie Which Earned $300 Million in 3 Days?

What's the Secret of this Movie Which Earned $300 Million in 3 Days? | HDSLR | Scoop.it
It is my pleasure to write a very short post introducing a longer, thoughtful one by Ben Kuchera and Chris Plante over at Polygon.[adrotate group="6"]Because in the end, all of our efforts in filmmaking – even when we ARE gearheads — are about storytelling.In this instance, they tell a s... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/07/whats-the-secret-of-this-movie-which-earned-300-million-in-3-days/
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Rolling Shutter – Sony A7S vs. the others « cinema5D

Rolling Shutter – Sony A7S vs. the others «  cinema5D | HDSLR | Scoop.it
This is a rolling shutter comparison between the new Sony A7S, the Arri Amira, Panasonic GH4, (Canon C300), Canon 5D mark III and Canon 1D C. In the first part in this series of tests we compared the
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Final Cut Pro 10.1.2 Boasts Workflow Improvements and Feature Enhancements

Final Cut Pro 10.1.2 Boasts Workflow Improvements and Feature Enhancements | HDSLR | Scoop.it
You may be familiar with kaizen, the Japanese practice of continuous improvement. You may be less familiar with its origins as an American concept brought to Japan after WW II by, among others, W. Edwards Demming.[adrotate group="6"]No matter its origin or current chief practitioners, it’s on f... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/07/final-cut-pro-10-1-2-boasts-workflow-improvements-and-feature-enhancements/
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Canon Sensors with 14 Stops of Dynamic Range, Just Like Sony and Nikon? Well, Yes But…

Canon Sensors with 14 Stops of Dynamic Range, Just Like Sony and Nikon?  Well, Yes But… | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Yeah, caught my attention, too.But this IS the take-away of Wojciech Toman upon testing Magic Lantern’s (yes, of course – why didn’t I think they were the answer immediately?) Dual ISO functionality.[adrotate group="6"]So: 14 stops of dyamic range from what are really 11 – 12 EV sensors, ... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/07/canon-sensors-with-14-stops-of-dynamic-range-just-like-sony-and-nikon-well-yes-but/
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Life Balance: Is It Possible? Rituals and Routine for Filmmakers | Hurlbut Visuals

Life Balance: Is It Possible? Rituals and Routine for Filmmakers | Hurlbut Visuals | HDSLR | Scoop.it
What are your daily rituals and how do they increase your creativity and inspiration? Creativity takes cultivation and discipline to stay on top of your game.
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cinema@planet5D is back! Hand picked awesome videos

cinema@planet5D is back! Hand picked awesome videos | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Yes, it is true! The cinema@planet5D is back!Our cinema section was very popular or year or two ago, and with the failed switch to the “videolog” and the forums, the cinema site was shut down for a while. I continue to see awesome movies and many of our fantastic readers send them... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/07/cinemaplanet5d-is-back-hand-picked-awesome-videos/
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The Gunfighter - A "period western meta comedy" you have to see!

The Gunfighter - A "period western meta comedy" you have to see! | HDSLR | Scoop.it
planetMitch note: I don’t know what was used to shoot this – I just had to share it with you. It is wonderful!Just another period western meta comedy short film.Featuring the mellifluous voice of Nick Offerman.I hope you enjoy it!WINNER Audience Award for Best Short Film – ... http://cinema.planet5d.com/video/the-gunfighter-a-period-western-meta-comedy-you-have-to-see/
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Major Print Publisher The Wall Street Journal Goes 4k with the GH4

Major Print Publisher The Wall Street Journal Goes 4k with the GH4 | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Ironic and telling language, a sign of the times: a major newspaper publisher may be the first of its peers to standardize on 4K video with the GH4 for its web team.[adrotate group="6"]Sure, it’s a validation of both the format and the camera (and system).Is anybody surprised?What’s more int... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/07/major-print-publisher-the-wall-street-journal-goes-4k-with-the-gh4/
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Premiere Pro World: Pond 5 & Premiere Pro Integration - HDSLR Shooter

Premiere Pro World: Pond 5 & Premiere Pro Integration - HDSLR Shooter | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Pond 5 is is a “marketplace for buying and selling videos, music, sound effects and After Effects templates”. We stopped to talk with Steve Peñafiel about their business model and how well they integrate with Adobe’s Premiere Pro. As Peñafiel shows us you need only download Pond 5′s Premiere Pro plugin to merge the two programs, …
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Increase Client Satisfaction with Creative Briefs

Increase Client Satisfaction with Creative Briefs | HDSLR | Scoop.it
A creative brief not only sets client expectations (thereby increasing satisfaction), but it provides the basis for all of your creative directions and decisions.
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GoPro Founder Nick Woodman & “The Two Most Important Days of Your Life”

GoPro Founder Nick Woodman & “The Two Most Important Days of Your Life” | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Please: watch this video, no matter what your age.In a candid, thoughtful, funny, and inspiring interview at alma mater UC San Diego, Nick Woodman brings to life something Mark Twain said (and interviewer Armin Asahi beautifully opens with):[adrotate group="6"] “The two most important days in a ... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/07/gopro-founder-nick-woodman-the-two-most-important-days-of-your-life/
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"Battling Cancer with Smiles" - People are amazing

"Battling Cancer with Smiles" - People are amazing | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Hi! I just finished my most recent film and would love to hear your feedback. Funny how I was planning on sending this to you and next thing I know, I see your post about the new Videolog! How exciting!The film is a documentary/portrait of a strong, positive woman who discusses her 14-year... http://cinema.planet5d.com/video/battling-cancer-with-smiles-people-are-amazing/
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What are Golden Hour, Blue Hour and Twilights? Find Out!

What are Golden Hour, Blue Hour and Twilights? Find Out! | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Everyone I know talks about shooting at the “Magic hour,” others refer to the “Golden Hour” or others yet say in the morning or at night.  Everyone clear?Have you ever considered (or heard) of the other “Magic hours” for light?[adrotate group="6"]Golden ... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/07/what-are-golden-hour-blue-hour-and-twilights-find-out/
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News Shooter | Blackmagic Design add histogram and audio level meters to their 4K Production camera

News Shooter | Blackmagic Design add histogram and audio level meters to their 4K Production camera | HDSLR | Scoop.it
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From DSLR to mirrorless... and back again | Nikon Rumors

From DSLR to mirrorless... and back again | Nikon Rumors | HDSLR | Scoop.it
The rumor mill slows down after every Nikon announcement (D810). I have scheduled several guest posts in the next few weeks. Things will get interesting again
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Novel Competitor to Steadycam and MoVI at a Fraction of the Price?

Novel Competitor to Steadycam and MoVI at a Fraction of the Price? | HDSLR | Scoop.it
We used to talk non-stop about Steadicams and sliders.These days, it’s all about 3-axis gimbals.I want one.But in the final analysis, it’s not about the tool so much as the result: smooth, hand-held shots.[adrotate group="6"]The folks over at DVCity have an alternative – and novel &#8... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/07/novel-competitor-to-steadycam-and-movi-at-a-fraction-of-the-price/
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Using 50 Canon EOS 1D X cameras to create a ten second bullet time action sports clip

Using 50 Canon EOS 1D X cameras to create a ten second bullet time action sports clip | HDSLR | Scoop.it
    Ever since the 1999 sci-fi action movie
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There is still hope for a high-megapixel Canon EOS DSLR camera | Photo Rumors

There is still hope for a high-megapixel Canon EOS DSLR camera | Photo Rumors | HDSLR | Scoop.it
In a recent interview with the Japanese website DC.Watch, Canon's representatives hinted again that they are looking forward to a new "high-resolution model
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The megapixel race is still on?

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The Gunfighter - A "period western meta comedy" you have to see!

The Gunfighter - A "period western meta comedy" you have to see! | HDSLR | Scoop.it
planetMitch note: I don’t know what was used to shoot this – I just had to share it with you. It is wonderful!Just another period western meta comedy short film.Featuring the mellifluous voice of Nick Offerman.I hope you enjoy it!WINNER Audience Award for Best Short Film – ... http://cinema.planet5d.com/video/the-gunfighter-a-period-western-meta-comedy-you-have-to-see/
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