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iblazr - The LED Flash for Smartphones and Tablets

The first fully synchronized flash for iPhone, iPad and Android. Small, powerful, multifunctional.
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This looks very awesome for iPhone photogs - much better than the built in flash! Not in production yet, it is a kickstarter project.

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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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Canon Developing New 800mm f/5.6L IS II Lens?

Canon Developing New 800mm f/5.6L IS II Lens? | HDSLR | Scoop.it
New rumors point to the possibility of a "development" announcement at Photokina 2014 regarding a replacement for the behemoth Canon 800mm f/5.6L IS lens.  It has been six years since the current m...
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Project Uses 360º GoPro Setup to Let You Climb Up a 13,000-Foot Peak in the Alps from Your Couch

Project Uses 360º GoPro Setup to Let You Climb Up a 13,000-Foot Peak in the Alps from Your Couch | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Outdoor brand Mammut recently teamed up with avid climbers Dani Arnold and Stephan Siegrist to document and create an incredible interactive 360º climb up
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First Impressions: RED Epic Dragon Sensor

First Impressions: RED Epic Dragon Sensor | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Wanna get frustrated?Try watching an 18-stop dynamic range test of the RED Epic Dragon shooting in 6K delivered via HD over the web.This is certainly no knock on the good folks at Magnanimous Media (a high-end rental house in Chicago) who produced the test.[adrotate group="6"]It’s just me g... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/08/first-impressions-red-epic-dragon-sensor/
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OnePlus One mobile phone vs. 5D mark III | cinema5D

OnePlus One mobile phone vs. 5D mark III | cinema5D | HDSLR | Scoop.it

Here's an amazing comparison video between the OnePlus One video phone shooting in 4K resoltution, and the Canon 5D mark III.

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The making of Full Moon Pacific Blanket time-lapse video (San Francisco Bay Area) | Nikon Rumors

The making of Full Moon Pacific Blanket time-lapse video (San Francisco Bay Area) | Nikon Rumors | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Gary Yost (www.garyyost.com) talks about the making of the Full Moon Pacific Blanket time-lapse video in the San Francisco Bay Area: I’ve been a volunteer
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Sony a5100 mirrorless camera officially announced | Photo Rumors

Sony a5100 mirrorless camera officially announced | Photo Rumors | HDSLR | Scoop.it
The Sony a5100 mirrorless camera is now officially announced and is available for pre-order. Sony a5100 main features: Fast Hybrid AF with huge 179
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4k Paradise: Cancun

4k Paradise: Cancun | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Kevin Luiz from Capion Studio. Hey just wanted to share with you some fresh content bud. We put our best foot forward on this one and came back from Cancun with some amazing imagery. If your looking for a GH4 video to talk about look no further vimeo.com/102690909. If you have questions about ... http://cinema.planet5d.com/video/4k-paradise-cancun/
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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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Australia's Gold Coast - Timelapse

Video Description:VisitGoldCoast.comFollow me at:Facebook - facebook.com/joe.capra.5 | Twitter - twitter.com/scientifantasti | Instagram - instagram.com/scientifantastic | Google+ - gplus.to/scientifantastic“Australia’s Gold Coast” was shot by Joe Capra (scientifantastic) ov... http://cinema.planet5d.com/video/australias-gold-coast-timelapse/
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Remarkable Documentary "A Year in Champagne" Shot on a Magic Lantern Hacked Canon T2i

Remarkable Documentary "A Year in Champagne" Shot on a Magic Lantern Hacked Canon T2i | HDSLR | Scoop.it
We write about gear – in this particular instance, a Magic Lantern hacked Canon T2i, a Canon C300 and a Blackmagic Cinema Camera.And then we write it’s not about the gear.We write, instead, that it’s about the story – in this particular instance, a documentary shot over the course of a year in ... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/08/remarkable-documentary-a-year-in-champagne-shot-on-a-magic-lantern-hacked-canon-t2i/
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Nikon D810 Service Advisory for "Bright Spots"

Nikon D810 Service Advisory for "Bright Spots" | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Nikon has issued a service advisory for the D810 for noise/bright spots during long exposures and when in 1.2x crop mode. See the full service advisory below. We have received a few reports from so...
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Portrait of a tailor

Hi,Good to see you back in full swing. I noticed there aren’t any films under GH3 category so you might be interested in this piece I made last year. It’s a short glimpse into the life of Joe, a London based tailor who’s been in the business for over 40 years.Video... http://cinema.planet5d.com/video/portrait-of-a-tailor/
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Community, Artistry and Story -- and $100,000 in Filmmaking Prizes

Community, Artistry and Story -- and $100,000 in Filmmaking Prizes | HDSLR | Scoop.it
A conversation with Story & Heart Co-Founders Justin DeMers and David Singer on their latest endeavorI have a story for you.But we’ll keep it short, because the story is still being written – and you can play a role in its writing.More on this a little later.[adrotate group="6"]So: what d... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/08/community-artistry-and-story-and-100000-in-filmmaking-prizes/
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A Rundown of The Latest EOS 7D Mark II Information

A Rundown of The Latest EOS 7D Mark II Information | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Our friends over at Canon Rumors are pretty good at separating the wheat from the chaff, so it seemed appropriate to share their August 15th update on what appears to be an upcoming Canon 7D Mk II.[adrotate group="6"]Except – at the moment – there’s really not very much to tell that would get yo... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/08/a-rundown-of-the-latest-eos-7d-mark-ii-information/
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Stunning Australian Gold Coast Timelapse with a 5D Mk III and a Helicopter

Stunning Australian Gold Coast Timelapse with a 5D Mk III and a Helicopter | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Didn’t I just do a post saying that writing for planet5D is humbling?I believe I did, yes.Today’s “We’re not worthy” timelapse comes courtesy of planet5d reader and videographer Joe Capra.[adrotate group="6"]Or maybe I should be quoting another Mike Meyer’s character, Dr. Evil, instead:“You k... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/08/stunning-australian-gold-coast-timelapse-with-a-5d-mk-iii-and-a-helicopter/
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