Nikon D500 with cropped 4K video (UPDATED)

Nikon D500

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.

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5 underrated cinematic images from “forgotten” cameras

Canon 1D C

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Some of my favourite images are from cinema cameras and DSLRs from which attention has long since drifted elsewhere!

Rest assured some of the older cameras on this list are better than any of the latest and greatest (if not in terms of usability then in terms of having an analogue film-like feel that screams “cinema” and not “digital”).

Here are my top 5.

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My response to Alister Chapman’s response to all the Sony FS5 complainers!

Sony FS5 with cine mod Iscorama

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Sony Independent Certified Expert Alister Chapman is a freelance videographer and runs workshops on occasion for users of Sony’s pro video cameras.

You can check out his response to the FS5 problems widely reported by users, on his blog here. Now read my post about why he’s wrong!

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