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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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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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Is the Panasonic GH4 as Game Changing as Everyone Thought 3 Months Ago?

Is the Panasonic GH4 as Game Changing as Everyone Thought 3 Months Ago? | HDSLR | Scoop.it
When guys like Michael Reichmann, Philip Bloom, Caleb Pike and Dave Dugdale write about either buying or switching entirely from Canon to Panasonic;  video comparisons here, here, and here offer unequivocal demonstrations of superior GH4 footage; and guys at local meetups all talk about the GH4 a... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/07/is-the-panasonic-gh4-as-game-changing-as-everyone-thought-3-months-ago/
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Rent the RED Epic Dragon Sensor Camera From Adorama Rental Co Today

Rent the RED Epic Dragon Sensor Camera From Adorama Rental Co Today | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Adorama Rental Co (ARC), the industry source for professional cinematographers, videographers and photographers, is now renting out the RED Epic Dragon Sensor digital cinema camera. The brand new 6K RED Dragon® sensor allows filmmakers to capture...
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planet5D podcast #20 Timelapse discussion and more with Ron Risman

planet5D podcast #20 Timelapse discussion and more with Ron Risman | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Today we had Ron Risman from timelapseworkshops.com and cameratown.com – with us on the podcast!Show notes and links [adrotate group="6"]Discussion about time-lapse workshopsThe features of the SouthwestMore information about Ron’s workshopsIs timelapse overdone at this... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/07/planet5d-podcast-20-timelapse-discussion-and-more-with-ron-risman/
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Awesome timelapse workshops coming in October - plus $100 off discount for planet5D readers

Awesome timelapse workshops coming in October - plus $100 off discount for planet5D readers | HDSLR | Scoop.it
If you’re looking to learn timelapse, there’s no better way to do it than to get out and do it! So why not join these two new workshops in October being taught by Ron Risman, Rich Harrington, and Keith Kiska. Ron just returned from teaching a group in April, and you can see one of... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/07/awesome-timelapse-workshops-coming-in-october-plus-100-off-discount-for-planet5d-readers/
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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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Nauticam’s new underwater housing lets you go scuba diving with your Sony RX100 Mk III

Nauticam’s new underwater housing lets you go scuba diving with your Sony RX100 Mk III | HDSLR | Scoop.it
The Sony RX100 Mk III is a serious powerhouse of a compact camera, delivering outstanding image quality in a pocket-sized package. Wouldn't it be awesome if you could take it along on your next scuba diving adventure? Now you can, thanks…
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Spike Lee Shoots The Game on Digital Bolex D16 Cameras, and Scores

Spike Lee Shoots The Game on Digital Bolex D16 Cameras, and Scores | HDSLR | Scoop.it
There is nothing quite like a celebrity endorsement to rubber stamp a new product in the minds of wavering buyers. In this case there are two celebrities and a well-known corporation involved – director Spike Lee, songstress Kelly Rowland and soft drinks giant Pepsi. And a game that is... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/07/spike-lee-shoots-the-game-on-digital-bolex-d16-cameras-and-scores/
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The Arctic Swell with Chris Burkard

The Arctic Swell with Chris Burkard | HDSLR | Scoop.it
We've featured him as our LensRentals Photographer of the Week and his incredible portfolio was quite a hit to the Photofocus community.  And to add some "wow" to his name, our friends at SmugMug j...
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PrimeCircle XM Finally on Delivery

PrimeCircle XM Finally on Delivery | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Ever try to use a follow focus – even a good one, like the Edelkrone Focus One Pro – with a still camera autofocus lens from one of the major manufacturers? No?Good luck with that.It’s not that the gears won’t engage or that the focus pull itself isn’t smooth or precise – nor that there’s somet... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/07/primecircle-xm-finally-on-delivery/
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