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Samsung NX1 dead – Samsung customer support & retailers say camera discontinued in Europe

November 11, 2015 Andrew Reid (EOSHD)

UPDATE – this article only cites one source (Samsung customer support). There are in fact numerous sources all saying the same. See below for the detailed update. Samsung are telling potential buyers in Europe that the flagship NX1 is discontinued, less than a year after it was released. The timing is very odd given the peak sales period (Christmas) is just a few weeks away. Say Samsung: “We quickly adapt to market needs and demands. In Europe, we will be discontinuing sales of NX1 cameras for now since there is already much better and upgraded cameras. This is specific to the

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New EOSHD setup guide gives Samsung NX1 LOG capability and more

August 11, 2015 Andrew Reid (EOSHD)

I have just released a Setup Guide for the Samsung NX1. This guide makes the camera compatible with a range of LUTs so you can more easily apply stylistic moods to 4K footage in post. Along with the LOG conversion workflow, the guide explains the best settings for the NX1 and what you must know before using it for video work.

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The EOSHD Samsung NX1 Setup Guide

August 11, 2015 Andrew Reid (EOSHD)

Instant delivery (PDF format) $29.99 – now $9.99! Tutorial guide by filmmaker Andrew Reid Recommended video settings and pro tips for optimal performance LOG workflow developed by Andrew Reid to convert Gamma DR footage from the NX1 to LOG (a flat 10bit file that grades better) Every camera feature explained for filmmakers and video shooters Recommended lenses and more Above: GammaDR 2 LOG converts NX1 footage shot using the in-camera GammaDR profile to proper LOG footage which can be matched with a variety of looks and output LUTs in your edit. Full step-by-step instructions for use are in the guide. When applied in EditReady, this will convert 8bit NX1

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Shootout of the 4K flagships – Canon 1D C versus Samsung NX1

July 24, 2015 Andrew Reid (EOSHD)

Hollywood wanted a 4K DSLR so Canon saw an opportunity and enabled 1.3x 4K crop video mode on their 1D X. The 1D C was born and the £12,000 price tag made sure nobody bought it. With the Samsung NX1, the consumer didn’t want 4K H.265 but is getting it anyway, because Samsung wants them to buy that lovely 4K TV to view the footage with. This is called technological progress, where more powerful machines are thrust upon an unexpected public and everyone gets excited. Now the two world collide in this shoutout. Expect fireworks! The Samsung NX1 is currently on

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Samsung NX1 vs Canon C300 (image quality)

February 11, 2015 Andrew Reid (EOSHD)

The Canon C300 (currently reduced to $11,500) was the $15,000 stalwart of the professional videographer, only recently did it have a compelling rival – the Sony FS7. The Samsung NX1 is essentially a cutting edge 4K Super 35mm sensor in a mirrorless camera, recently given a video oriented firmware update which improves dynamic range and the available image profiles. I was curious to see how the images from these cameras compared and I put my Canon 1D C into the mix as well.