Tag Archives: Video

‘Black Friday’ shopping spree for photographers

Photographers now have a wild access to the best deals of the year. Black Friday marks the beginning of the Christmas Shopping season and we are currently in the Black Friday Week leading up to Friday, November 23. The specials extend into Cyber Monday, November 26. D-SLRs, lenses, flashguns/speedlights, memory cards and all sorts of accessories will be available at ... Read More »

From Canon EOS 5D ’till Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon Inc.’s introduction of the EOS 5D in 2005 truly met its marketing claims of giving a revolutionary digital camera experience. This full frame DSLR sought to gain a market share among photo hobbyists, and with the subsequent releases of the Mark II and III models, it certainly has. Looking at all three versions of the Canon EOS 5D, it ... Read More »

Genie – Motion Control Time Lapse Device

The Genie

Do you know what is time lapse ? I’m sure you heard about it, but if not, I suggest that at this moment you surf internet, google it or read on wiki about it here. We will cover this area on Canon5Dtips soon, but till then just check it out on internet.   The Genie, transforming time-lapse photography Have you ... Read More »

J-Rod – J-Cube

  The J-Cube What we love about the HDSLR world is how people come up with a very niche products to solve a specific problem then build a small business around it. If you’re into video making, you’re already familiar with all the additional appliances that need to be attached to your camera in some way. How to put a ... Read More »

Make amazing Photography Portfolio for Free


Make perfect Photography Portfolio for Free Introduction No matter if you have your own site, or work as professional photograph or neither, this article can help you open your eyes for new possibilities. We will answer question: Do you even need your own internet site for a good portfolio page? Each day, there are more and more people that buy ... Read More »

LockCircle Making of video

Do you know what the LockCircle is? It is a metal body cap for your camera EF mount which replaces the cheap plastic one provided by Canon. Useless accessory? Maybe, maybe not but one thing for sure: it is expensive at about 100$. As some of you know, I have trie in the past to have some specific HDSLR parts ... Read More »

First wedding of the season

Last weekend, I shot my first wedding of the season with my friend Robert Cato (see below). This gig had me play with a few new pieces of gear, like using a monopod instead of a shoulder rig (more on this in the next post) but what I wanted to talk about is the newest genius idea Robert had: hiring ... Read More »

RigWheels – the missing part for your DIY Slider project

I just received this video from Lance, one of our reader. Aren’t these cools? And you want to know the best part? They are actually quite affordable! At 115$ for a set for 4 wheels, they are within the budget of pretty much all videographers. Here is a sample footage clip. Slider based on wheels are better than those on ... Read More »



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