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EOSHD's top 5 cameras of 2012

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My fave cam is the RX100 this year.

It allows you to go anywhere/everywhere.

Such a relief not to carry anything.

It brought a new dimension and is a nice sidekick to hacked GH2.

I decided to skip the other offerings till its all 4K.

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Just found this video on vimeo today, shot on the Sony RX100 only:

 

[media]https://vimeo.com/52284858[/media]

 

Basicly blows my mind away, and not just only the footage, but the fact that it was shot with that little gadget. Amazing.

 

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It's quite ironic to see that here we have the five best cameras for video in 2012, and four of them are actually for stills.

That's because Andrew couldn't afford a Canon C100/C300/C500 or a Sony FS700:-)

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RX100 was my favorite of the year. Though I used the FS700 more, the RX100 is just awesome for its feature balance. OM-D E-M5 (wins worst name of the year easily) has the best stabilisation. Canon protect their lens IS by not including sensor based IS, which stings. I would love to see a BMD-style camera with OM-D EM-5 style 5-axis sensor stabilisation.

 

For me the point of DSLR was small size combined with high quality. Great stabilisation helps so much with video in small form factors...

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You watch. Best Compact HD Video of 2013 will be in a category of its own, like the BMCC but with a forward looking strategy. BMCC sensor choice and the fact that SSD's will esentially go away and CF card sized SSD drives will be the next big thing.
The big question is which company is going to introduce the 'next dark horse'I am totally clueless who it will be.

When the Panasonic GH3 was rumored in Early Summer of 2012, I PRAYED hard it would not be an upgrade to the GH2 but rather a new camera concept. Nope! Egg on Panasonic's Product Devlopment team's face!
They had better get it right in 2013 or Panasonic will be relegated to making lenses only after that ;)

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If they could make an APS-C compact with 1080p I-frame video with freat dynamic range, constant f2.8 lens and awesome OM-D EM-5 style stabilisation I'd be super happy

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