https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c9j7n5hRvYw&feature=youtu.be The Samsung NX1 and Sony A6300 have been warned. Fujifilm has arrived! No really. The X-T2 shoots the best 4K I have yet seen for $1500, with a great lens range, pleasing colour science, less rolling shutter and a different approach to ergonomics to Sony.
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Comment on the forum The new titanium PL mount SLR Magic Anamorphot cinema lenses are designed for RED users, Canon and Arri professionals. They’re also a great fit for the Sony A7S II and Samsung NX1.
You can now run a script file from the SD card inside a Samsung NX1 and NX500 to enable extra features.
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…
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.
[wp_eStore_buy_now:product_id:16:end] 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…
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…
This is a marvellous example of what a single filmmaker can make out of thin air shot with real-world subject matter the film industry would consider “nothing”, using a tool that most pros would think is barely beyond “nothing” too.
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…
Samsung are set to release a filmmaker-orientated firmware update for the NX1 with a raft of professional features and improvements. Here’s a summary.
Samsung NX1 user? I strongly recommend you try this.
The light in Berlin is dreary during winter, so I took the NX1 off for a break in the Portuguese city of Lisbon last week. This place has the best weather in Europe and the best light. A magical place. It gave me a perfect chance to get under the skin of the NX1 – and see just what it can do in the real world.
All will be revealed tomorrow. Until now do feel free to take your guess in the forum comments. I am using a special grading technique here for the first time which is giving beautiful results on the NX1. There will be a full blog post about this when the results are revealed. Camera settings were all on default. Picture profile turned off. Sharpening on default level for video and in Adobe Camera Raw…
The NX1 is now in stock at B&H for the first time In my first shoot with the NX1 I only had the rather cheap and cheerful kit zoom on the camera. That doesn’t go any faster than F3.5. I’ve since been ordering in some Canon / Nikon adapters and have found the Sigma ART lenses to be a perfect match for the Samsung NX1 in 4K. The video footage above was…
As always, be sure to download the 4K version from Vimeo here to get any idea at all about the full image quality! Not a Vimeo Plus member? Download one of my original NX1 4K clips here. This is H.265 converted to ProRes LT. The NX1 costs $1499 body only or $1699 with the 16-50mm power zoom OIS lens. The NX1 is a 4K camera out of the box but make no mistake, it is really a…
Now available – the EOSHD Samsung NX1 Setup Guide for recommended video settings and much more This is part 1. FOR FINAL REVIEW AND CONCLUSION – CLICK HERE! The NX1 costs $1499 body only or $1699 with the 16-50mm power zoom OIS lens. I’ve been shooting with the Samsung NX1, an absolutely massive leap for camera technology – even a leap too far? Take a cup of tea and enjoy my rolling review to find out whether the…
Of all the surprises recently and there have been a few, the Samsung NX1 is the biggest. I spoke to the very knowledgable Sung Lae Park of Samsung to find out the finer details and tried the pre-production camera.
Review part 1 is now online here This is a bombshell announcement, a massive upset and a surprise that the NX1 has a 4K H.265 codec. With this model, Samsung have taken technological step-change to the market, adding the first ever High Efficiency Video Codec (HVEC H.265) along with 4K 24p and Ultra HD at 30p to a $1499 mirrorless camera with Super 35mm sensor (APS-C). The codec is a successor to…
According to Photo Rumors, Samsung will launch a flagship NX1 APS-C camera for pros at Photokina ‘with 4K video’.
I have been experimenting with a different camera lately, the Samsung NX10. This is South Korea’s effort against the Japanese monopoly of Canon, Nikon, Sony and Panasonic. Samsung have always been viewed as the underdog but now I think they are more of a dark horse.
The RED Helium 8K (approx. APS-H size sensor) just leapt to the top of the DXOMark charts with a score of 108.
I talked to Panasonic’s Matt Frazer to clarify the use of H.265 on the Panasonic GH5.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wNs5b8SGCM Canon have made the biggest step forward with their DSLR technology in 2016 than I’ve seen since 2009’s 5D Mark II. It isn’t the 5D Mark IV that has excited me so much as the 1D X Mark II, a camera that will see out the next 6 years as the benchmark for others to follow.
The Canon 1D C has seen dramatic price falls from $12k to $7k and finally to $5k. Now the camera is listed as discontinued at UK pro-video retailer CVP.
We find ourselves in the slightly odd situation of Fuji and Samsung leading the $1000-$2000 market for Super 35mm video.
The leaked specs of the Canon 5D Mark IV are now all over the internet but the video mode warrants further investigation…
I reduced the price of the Panasonic GH4 Shooter’s Guide last week to just $9.99 and it has sold well, therefore I am extending the half-price sale to the entire range of EOSHD Shooter’s Guides for the next 7 days only. If you’re looking to dive deeper into your camera knowledge or are even just curious about what the books offer – now is the perfect time.
Just for 4 days, the Panasonic GH4 Shooter’s Guide will be half-price. Get it here! The Panasonic team in Osaka have been very good to us over the last few years. Now the GH5 is imminent, EOSHD takes a look at what makes the series so great and what to expect for the new model.
I’ve recently had a Video Assist 4K 7″on loan from Blackmagic. Here are some observations on this newcomer to the 4K recorder party.
From now on all EOSHD videos and camera tests will be on YouTube, not only Vimeo. Subscribe to the EOSHD Youtube Channel here. Recently EOSHD forum user “Werner” had the chance to meet Canon at the European HQ in Germany.
Blackmagic Design have announced an affordable 4K recorder and 7″ monitor. Unlike existing devices on the market which record to SSD drives, the View Assist 4K is capable of recording to fast UHS-II SD cards and costs under $1k.
Leica are really going to after pro video shooters with the SL. Meanwhile RED are persuading medium format photographers to use a 6K Dragon or Weapon. A gap in the space/time continuum captain?! Step forward the next specialised tool to turn camera-chameleon: the Fuji X Pro2.
Welcome to my rolling review of the Sony A6300. Like the rolling shutter of the A6300 this review takes a long time to get from the top to the bottom so grab a hot drink (be careful not to overheat) and enjoy the ride…
Only Sony can put one of the world’s most advanced AF systems ever made into a $1000 camera but leave out a joystick for direct AF point selection and a touch screen.
“Specs versus reality” and more on the EOSHD Forum.
Without doubt my favourite camera series of the last 5 years has been the Panasonic GH range. But with the Sony A6300 on the horizon sporting a Super 35mm sensor with full 6K readout, is the future looking a bit shaky for Panasonic’s video wunderkind?
Sony have announced a huge step up in specs for their A6000 series with the latest model, the A6300. With a completely new sensor, the camera now does a 6K full pixel readout to produce ‘perfect’ oversampled 4K video. For $998 at B&H Photo & Video this is a superb bargain of a camera.
Download original files here (note: pre-production firmware). I am really pleased to say the video quality of the X Pro 2 is seriously impressive. It’s not 4K but it’s enormously satisfying, sharp and detailed. What’s great is that now we can finally shoot moving images with Fuji’s superb film-like colour science, without having to worry about image quality.
The signs are that the NX1 and NX500 are shortly to be discontinued in the US.
How does the new Nikon D5 compare to the Canon 1D C flagship for 4K?
UPDATE: Unfortunately the D500 uses a heavy crop of the sensor to readout 4K video. More about this below. As well as the Nikon D5, we have a surprise. Although the Nikon D5 can only record 4K for up to 3 minutes at a time, the D500 can go for a full 30 minutes in one continuous take. The D500 also comes in much cheaper than the larger FX pro body.
There seems to be some great optimisation under the hood of the new A7R II and A7S II firmware updates according to users on the EOSHD forum.
The already very strange Samsung controversy just took an unexpected turn. It must be noted this is a rumour and it is up to you whether to believe it or not! There’s no official announcement but looking at it logically it would definitely explain why Samsung felt it ok to pull their NX system off the market despite having some very valuable (class leading) technology under the hood.
Comment on the forum Samsung NX1 users are in for a treat with the latest release of Adobe Premiere CC. The NLE has been updated with hardware accelerated 4K H.265 (HVEC) support. This means NX1 users no longer have to transcode clips to an editable format like ProRes. I have just tried out H.265 support in Premiere, so a brief word on this now…