Panasonic G7 and Metabones Speed Booster XL hands-on – Super 35mm 4K for cheaper

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Canon EF mount Super 35mm 4K (internal) solutions are expensive. Canon’s only current one costs $15,999.

Here is an alternative for a fraction of the price. It’s also great for those who can’t justify spending $3200 on the upcoming Sony A7RII for 4K S35.

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Interesting insights into the new Sony A7R II and RX sensor technology

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This is a fantastic Sony interview at Imaging Resource, where Dave Etchells was able to extract a huge amount of technical info about how the new Sony sensors are able to deliver 4K video from 42MP. On top of that there’s less rolling shutter and better low light performance than the previous 36MP full frame and 20MP 1″ sensors.

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The importance of firmware updates and why Panasonic are too late with V-LOG for the GH4

Panasonic GH4 (left) vs Samsung NX1 (right)

Opinion piece, by Andrew Reid

In only a few months, 57 new features have been added to the Samsung NX1. Meanwhile Panasonic have been more keen than many to evolve their products, adding a 4K Photo mode to the GH4 and 24p for 4:3 shooting, a nod to anamorphic filmmakers. But it isn’t enough. No anamorphic de-squeeze for instance and now the time it has taken for V-LOG to reach us has been too long.

Firmware is a new battleground and manufacturers must play the game better.

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