Samsung NX1 – which is 4K video and which is the 28MP raw still? Can you tell?


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…

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Sony A7 II review – 5 axis stabilisation in video mode

The Sony A7 II is the first full frame mirrorless camera with 5 axis stabilisation inside (sensor shift based). It also gets some ergonomic and video upgrades such as XAVC-S at 50Mbit/s and S-LOG. But how does image quality compare to the Sony A7S and how effective exactly is the much anticipated “SteadyShot Inside” for…

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Why you’re better shooting video in stills mode on the Sony A7S

After a while now shooting with the Sony A7S (final part of my review coming soon, review part 1 here) I have found it’s better to shoot video outside of the Sony movie mode on the dial. Here’s how to set up the M stills mode on the dial for movie…


World premiere – SLR Magic APO 50mm T2.1 PL mount cinema lens

Hong Kong, China (September 12, 2014). SLR Magic will present a new CINE lens to the public from the APO-HyperPrime lens family in the upcoming Photokina 2014 fair in Cologne at the SLR Magic booth (Hall 5.1, L-011). The SLR Magic APO-HyperPrime CINE 50mm T2.1 is the first lens of the…