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  1. My GH5 setup with Baby Hypergonar and Aivascope Focuser 8 - on Pilotfly gimbal First gimbal test with Focuser 8:
  2. I just transcode direct - no stretching. I did this with the "5K" h265 4:3 files. Transcode h265 to ProRes. Then in Premiere, just change the aspect ratio to 2:1 (interpret footage). Plays back fine. Or you could use Davinci. But I let the program stretch the footage, not the transcode stage.
  3. Here are a few pics of it. No electrical contacts. Fits tight on my GH4. It might have problems with some older FD lenses. I remember having a hard time with my FD 50mm F1.4 SSC. However I didn't have problems with my FD 35mm F2 or FD 85mm F1.8.
  4. Yeah mine is the older one. I bought it when it first came out, 2014 or 2015 I think. it doesn't have any contacts on it. I'll take a pic of it tomorrow and post it.
  5. Metabones is the best one. I've used it a lot with FD zooms and primes. Fit is tight for me. It was pricey, but I've had no problems. I like FD lenses as well. Older coating means it works well with anamorphic adapters. You can check out my use of the FD 35-105mm zoom in this video:
  6. Thanks for the info Hans. I recently got this lens too. The lens itself is optically good, but the focus is so stiff. I'll check with Bernie and see if he can regrease it.
  7. I understand what you're saying. It's not really 6K, just like UHD isn't really 4K either. But sticking to aspect ratios, I guess you can say it's close enough. Most of it is marketing anyway. Red, Sony, etc all claim 5K, 6K or 8K and it's not really that size. To answer your question about recording, on a 64GB card: 8bit UHD 16:9 30P - 1hr 24min 8bit Anamorphic 4:3 30P - 1hr 24min 10bit UHD 16:9 30P - 54min 8bit UHD 16:9 60P - 54min 8bit Anamorphic 4:3 60P - 54min 8bit 6K Photo Mode 4:3 30P - 41min Continuous recording is possible with 6K Photo Mode. Again it's just like 4K Photo Mode on the GH4 - full video and audio recording. But it is HEVC H265, so transcoding is a must in order to edit. I would show you some of the longer shots of 4-5min, but it would be HUGE, around 60-80GB. Transcode, edit, and then the render time... Rendering just the small clips are something in the order of 30min. If I did 5 min it might be a couple of hours on my mac. Definitely something to consider with these large files. The GH5 really is an amazing camera. At one time I was really considering getting a Sony FS5 or FS7 just for the 4K 60P and the slomo. But I'm so glad that I waited. To have Anamorphic 4:3 modes means I don't have to do crazy cropping with 16:9. Plus with the added benefit of better codecs and larger anamorphic coming soon, it's almost like a mini RED or Alexa. As for all those people returning theirs or complaining about AF - well this isn't the camera for them. This camera really is for filmmakers. It has a lot of the tools that filmmakers need. The new Waveform tool, peaking is improved, etc etc. There's just so much value for the money.
  8. The GH5 isn't made by Sony. Sure the camera gets warm after an hour or more, but I have yet to see any warning of shutdown. Doesn't matter if it's 6K or 4K, this camera is just built solid. I just shot a live event that was almost 2 hours and it was just fine. Even the battery lasts over 2 hours. Can't say that about Sony. As for 6K Photo Mode - it is exactly like 4K Photo Mode on the GH4. It not only records video but sound also. And it has the same aspect ratios - 4:3, 3:2 and 1:1. The short video below is a 6K clip with audio: The bummer part is that it is a "photo" mode - so it is accessed in the photo mode dials (MASP), not the movie dial. This means that it is considered a "photo", and as such the old picture styles are the only ones available. No VLOG, no Rec709L. CineV and CineD however are still available. Also, the metering is way off, like 1-2 stops. The easy way is to go to movie mode, set the exposure, then go the photo mode, and record. The roadmap for 6K Anamorphic is clear because it's very similar to the GH4. In the beginning, the GH4 only had 4K photo mode. It was only a year later that they decided to make a dedicated Anamorphic movie mode. I look forward to 6K Anamorphic later this summer!
  9. Testing lenses if you're interested. 50mm has slight vigenette, but I cropped the sides to conform to 2.39 ratio.
  10. The video is very helpful. I'm still on the fence, and from the video it looks very similar to the larger brother the FM module. However the small size for small anamorphics makes it interesting. Please post more footage if possible, thanks!
  11. @Andrew Reid I just purchased Editready. But it doesn't seem to recognize the mp4 files from 6K photo mode. Do you have any ideas? Tips or settings that I need to set? Or maybe the frame size is just too large for ProRes? Thanks in advance!
  12. GH5 now has less crop, more like 2x. GH4 was 2.2x. I also had a 40mm Canon which was fine on the GH4. I also have metabones speedbooster, both Ultra and XL. Either way, use a 50mm lens for wides on the GH5.
  13. Yes I got the new sleeve for the Baby Hypergonar. With the Rangefinder and Vari-ND filter, it becomes a very front heavy setup. I find I can go with 35mm as widest, with the Vari-ND I get a lot of vigenette. I tried a 28mm but it just was too much. I hope to get the CoreDNA when it's available in June, and then test it out again.
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