BVE NORTH - EXHIBITION IN MANCHESTER UK THIS WEEK ARRI CVP PANASONIC CANON
Posted 12 November 2012 - 12:01 PM
Tomorrow 13- 14 Nov is BVE North in Manchester
Film and Broadcast Trade Exhibition
ARRI - WITH ALEXA
SONY - NEW CAMERAS
CANON - NEW CAMERAS
CVP - BLACK MAGIC
PANASONIC - NEW CAMERAS
free to register on line here
Posted 14 November 2012 - 10:05 PM
Sony F65 - True 4k sensor
Sony F55 - Global Shutter the new bench mark
Arri Alexa Plus
Arri Alexa 4x3 with Hawk Anamorphic very nice lens
Black Magic Cinema Camera
new Canon 50mm cine primes out soon
Steve Howarth of LTI Films with the Sony F55
Posted 15 November 2012 - 12:30 AM
data rates on some of these cameras is now getting huge
F65 is 7gig a second off the sensor - compressed down to 2 gig a second so they can store it.
Sony did a series of lectures on the F65 and F55 which where very informative.
just the cards for the cameras are 2500 pounds each .....if you actually want to use a card.....
F55 was very nice and has an Arri Alexa style to it plus modular add on drive and battery at the back.
OLED viewfinders too - very very clear and nice to use.
Posted 15 November 2012 - 03:50 PM
None of the Canon Cameras on display had cards in them !!
I did put my own card in the Panasonic GH3 and record .mov at 75 mb/s
and it does look good -
but all the picture profiles a bright saturated Canon style looking colours. I shot on 'Standard'
The files open and play in Quicktime -
the camera menu actually says .mov 75mb/s or Avchd 24 mb/s
Panasonic have been good labeling the codecs up so you can see EXACTLY what you are shooting
you even get a 'warning box' saying you will need a fast computor!!!
so you dont need VLC for .mts files like on the GH2
Gone are 'Smooth' and 'Nostalgic' PICTURE PROFILES off the GH2 - the 2 I use all the time!! .....oh well!!
I honestly now think the GH2 looks better having now shot on the GH3
changing the sensor on the GH3 has altered the look and feel of the camera it is alot more 'Canon' like now
which Im sure is what Panasonic want for future mass market sales.
......but a hacked GH2 is a great camera for the money!!
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