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  1. Fuji X-H1: new APSC video oriented camera

    So they added F-LOG and IBIS to an X-T2 basically (if the rumours are to be believed) I think I'm looking forward to the GH5S a lot more. Also rumours Canon will get in the game with a GH5 competitor... XC10 sales better than expected, EF mount version, blah blah blah. GH4 and Samsung NX1 were 2014/15 cameras, so Canon and Fuji have a lot of catching up to do.
  2. Fuji X-H1: new APSC video oriented camera

    Viewing distances are an anti-aliasing filter. 4K -> 1080p is also an AA filter. Display format as well. Not to make excuses for a camera's technical shortcoming but it helps to get it into perspective. Real world is everything.
  3. Ironic indeed, but I don't see this making much sense as they have the G9 line for stills.
  4. GH5 5K Raw 60fps.

    Haha. Pure sensationalist nonsense video. Why didn't he use the electronic shutter? Sure, raw is possible on the current hardware in some form of another. Clickbait headlines don't help us get any closer to it. A Magic Lantern firmware for Panasonic would. Support them instead of guys doing clickbait that endangers your shutter life.
  5. Fuji X-H1: new APSC video oriented camera

    X-trans also has a unique film like noise grain, which is noticeable in raw stills. Very very good for that, and fine detail. Apart from the different bayer pattern, the rest of the sensor is manufactured and designed by Sony, based on what is in the A6300. I don't find moire in 4K a particular problem on the X-T2. Only on a chart. Even the X-T20 is pretty good in the REAL world, outside of the chart tests. Sure, it is not A6500 6K oversampled good... but you need to pixel peep to see this.
  6. GH5 5K Raw 60fps.

    There "ARE" limitations
  7. @Cliff Totten I like your enthusiasm! However you can't get the pixel size of a sensor from the maths you used, it just doesn't work that way. There are gaps between pixels which vary in size as well. Sony have published the pixel size of the sensor already. It's 4.63 µm (H) × 4.63 µm (V) http://www.sony-semicon.co.jp/products_en/new_pro/may_2017/imx294cjk_e.html Even then this is not the final spec for low light, other things will determine it as well, such as readout noise, noise reduction, pixel design and structure, readout speed, bit depth, native sensitivity, video mode, scaling, codec and even more. The Sony A7S II (12MP full frame) has the largest pixels and lowest density for the size. That is 8.4 micron (µm H) x 8.4 µm (V) Also we should bear in mind amidst the hype, that the sensor model used by the GH5S is purely speculative on behalf of the rumors sites and users - they are the ones that have found a match between the rumored specs and a Sony sensor... but it might not even be a Sony chip, it could be a similar one from somewhere else with completely different performance characteristics. Until Panasonic announce anything therefore, it is all rumours! The Sony one fits the bill for sure, but let's wait and see. It was originally marketed for industrial use, not mirrorless. It might be very good in low light, but the pixel size and density is not the most impressive thing about it, at least on paper. If it shoots 12bit raw DNG with compression... THAT will improve low light performance no end.
  8. Fuji X-H1: new APSC video oriented camera

    I may be biased, but I think Fuji should get me to try out the upcoming X-H1 before it's released. I asked to try the 4K X-Pro 2 firmware and they told me it isn't something they 'do' ahead of release... I am sure they do in fact have beta testers of their hardware, outside of the lab. I would love to give them my feedback. It seems Fuji are relying on Sony's hardware, with their own spin on ergonomics and colour. This is a good thing... Even if the H1 will be basically the innards of an A6500 in a Fuji body, it will be nicer to use than the Sony. To really compete with Panasonic though, they need to go far beyond what Sony are doing. No 8bit-only codec for starters.
  9. EOSHD 3.0 Log for a6500 and ND filters

    I use a Heliopan and the colour shift is nothing worth worrying about. It's barely a factor in day to day shooting. Pro Color makes a big difference though. If Pro Color is 100% better than Sony's default colour, then an ND makes 1-5% difference in colour alteration... So focus on the big stuff.
  10. Casey switched from Canon and Sony to using the Panasonic GH5 almost 90% of the time. He still has other cameras but it's the GH5 that really turned things around. Canon failed to give YouTubers like him what they need... 4K, small file sizes, articulated screen, all in the same camera... so the 5D Mk IV for all it's Dual Pixel AF goodness languishes in the corner as do the 1080p Canons - Big up-swing in noticeable quality when Casey switched to the GH5's 10bit 4K. Hopefully though, the number of out of focus shots in Casey's video where the camera selects the background instead of the subject will whip Panasonic into action to sort out some form of Dual Pixel AF competitor technology. Or maybe Casey doesn't mind... vlogging is a raw style, doesn't need to be formal and correct all the time. I do think AF in video mode is the next thing for Panasonic to get right though. It's a priority in my mind.
  11. It is brand new sensor technology potentially though. On-chip HDR with the quad bayer has never been seen before, in any camera.
  12. In terms of ex-tele on the GH5, might as well you shoot in open gate anamorphic as that uses the full sensor resolution, then you can crop 1080p from that in post, rather than bake the framing in-camera with ex-tele. Regarding the crop factors, I simplified things to only horizontal crop factor... if you take into account diagonal of 16:9 you might see slightly different numbers. What is everybody using for their longest telephoto zooms or primes? Would be great to see a list of options to consider, outside of just the ones I am thinking about. Canon 400mm F5.6L has AF and looks like nice 1.2kg alternative to the 5kg Canon FD 400mm F2.8L. Add that to the list. Wow. Did you ever try this setup with a more modern camera? Imagine that telescope with a D850!!
  13. Sony FS5

    The auto setting.
  14. I know nothing about telescopes. Any info, bring it on.