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  1. What I meant that if you are happy to use those, maybe the R5 is not really needed right away, if we look at how much cheaper it is going to became after a year or so, while the Panasonic S1 will become even cheaper right now (it will cost less than half as much slightly used) as it will loose some of its appeal and from what I've seen, the IBIS works really well even with vintage lenses. And of course there is also the R6, but that will probably not offer enough unfortunately, it it targeted even more at EF or RF users as the AF will be one of its big strengths. Yes, it is in terms of how the 28-70/2 looks, although it is still different so use in practice compared to prime lenses and since I am not selling most of those, it is probably the one that has to go in the end. And the balanced handling, wider range, silent AF and stabilisation of the 24-105mm f4 IS makes it pretty compelling for video. And there is the "happy medium" 24-70mm f2.8 IS, which is offers a bit of both. Sure, the lenses are expensive, but they are also well thought-out compared to the competition (especially the zooms, dual IS will work really well with the option of electronic stabilisation added in as well).
  2. This camera is probably overkill for using manual lenses and the IBIS might not work as effectively without electronic contacts. (The Panasonic S1 series/Leica SL2 are the only ones which are 5-axis with every lens so they are best suited to manual lenses, Nikon/Sony is only 3-axis and I guess Canon will behave similarly) I mean, it will still work just fine, but the whole point of this camera is to have full compatibility with EF and RF lenses with full Dual-Pixel Af support (and of course Canon colours), while also offering full feature set that the internet was complaining about until now. I am using manual lenses on the EOS R as well, but not many people do. In my experience, RF lenses are the way forward for both photo and video (but the EF lenses are still quite good, too).
  3. It won't have any compromise regarding low light or dynamic range as long as the 4k30p is downsampled from the 8k, which it probably will, while the 4k60p and 4k120p are going to be line-skipped. The rest is impossible to make without some sort of compromise, the EOS R battery life is really good but it has no IBIS and full sensor video, although the new battery is higher capacity which should offset it a little bit. 30-minute limit is a given, but it should be fine until that time, or it should be better with an external recorder (which also records is a less demanding codec) Rolling shutter will be interesting, as the sensor has to have a fairly decent speed to have 8k30p mode in the first place. It is not aimed at the professional video market and it is not going to cannibalise the EOS R5. Yes, it will do 4k60p and 1080p120p, but I don't expect the cheap sensor to have great dynamic range to start with, so it will be restricted to 8-bit 4:2:0 H.264 IPB codec and no Canon Log. Of course people have been shooting on the 1DXII without Log for ages, so it's not like one can't produce great video with it. But it will be a big step down form the R5, as it should be for almost half the cost and the EOS R will remain relevant as the 'cheap' option to have access to Canon Log, but no IBIS.
  4. Selling the following items. Pictures are available here Canon EOS R body with RF-EF adapter Used it for about a year, about 8000 shutter actuations, minor traces of paint wear on the strap lugs and the viewfinder. The displays have no marks and the top display has a screen protector on it. Comes with the adapter, box and all accessories. Price: 1430 € (including shipping to EU). RF 28-70/2 It is a little over 1 year old, works perfectly, near mint condition with original packaging. Always used with a 95mm UV-filter (included with lens) and a Irix 95mm ND1000 filter is available at a little extra cost as well, so the glass is completely unmarked and the cap and lens hood are unused. Price: 1950 € (including shipping to EU). RF 24-105/4 IS Completely like new without any signs of wear. Price: 740 € (including shipping to EU). Kipon L39-EOS R adapter Unused, completely new. Price: 30 € (including shipping to EU). Discount is applicable, if multiple items are bought together. If you have any questions, please send me a PM or e-mail. Thank you.
  5. https://www.canonrumors.com/patent-canon-rf-mount-modular-cine-camera-appears-in-drawings/ https://www.canonrumors.com/rf-mount-cinema-camera-in-the-works-cr2/ Ok, it may not be that cheap, but it will be cheaper than a Komodo.
  6. It is more likely that they will make the long-rumoured XC-series 'comeback' camera with a sensor and processor similar to the C300 Mark III (maybe no DGO) and the RF-mount to accept the V-ND EF adapter. That could become much more popular despite not being a hybrid camera. To have a cheap FF stills camera from Canon with 10-bit C-Log internal recording just sounds way too good to be true, the base point should be the 6D Mark II or EOS RP, and this camera will be a huge upgrade already over them (for more money of course, like the R5 is over an EOS R). They will probably save costs on the processor as well, and I can see them starting the limitation right from the sensor itself. But if I am wrong trying to be realistic, and they make a camera, which makes many of their other much more expensive models less attractive, I am happy about it.
  7. With the cost cutting on the displays and build quality, it can be seen as a much cheaper 6D-class camera with IBIS, 4k60p and 1080p120p 8-bit 4:2:0 IPB compression (8-bit 4:2:2 external) and no Canon Log (crop, no AF in some modes) would be the most logical to expect from Canon., capable as a consumer camera, but not a pro-level camera either for stills or video. Which would mean that for better dynamic range, 10-bit or RAW codecs (to CFExpress cards) one needs to step up. But we'll see. And yes lower-res 4k RAW would be useful, except that's exactly what their Cinema cameras provide, so I can't see them putting anything similar in a stills camera. Or next year, the 1DX III 5.5k60p RAW recording capability with IBIS will be put in a mirrorless camera (for about the same price).
  8. They are going up in value because of their status and it is difficult to find one with minty glass. The 50/1.2 LTM is also great and much smaller, but the 50/1.4 LTM (v2) that performs the best, it seems underrated in comparison, easier to find, I use it on the EOS R and it makes great video.
  9. padam

    RED Komodo

    It was a simple design decision on the C300 Mark III. They've kept the EF mount because of compatibility, all the glass obtained and used for any Canon cinema camera fits on these new models from the get go and it can be swapped out for PL as well. They also don't have to re-engineer anything on the camera for the new RF platform, it saves costs, enables them to improve other areas. In their first cinema-related RF mount camera, they will probably make something smaller and more modular, to sell their V-ND EF RF adapter instead of having internal ND at a higher price. That could wait until the next generation, maybe then they will switch to the electronic variable ND as well, since they do have a patent for it.
  10. While I agree about the rolling shutter, there is too much moaning here about other things. It is the first 8K non-cinema camera, which is also an up-to-date mirrorless camera, with plenty of great features, full stop. And there will be no extreme price premium, like it was with a 1DC (and think of it what else it could do, besides being a 1DX shooting MJPEG 4k25p with a crop and no AF or a sharp 1080p mode in S35mm crop mode, a 'fake' upscaled 1080p 60p, and all this without a time limit...not much) (Yes in the future it might be usable as a B-cam next to an 8K cinema camera costing many times more.) Let's just see when there is going to be another one, they will be facing the exact same challenges. It a stills camera that has some serious video capabilities allowed by today's technological advancements, but it's never going to be perfect. Do most of the potential buyers of this camera want a huge body at all times (instead of an optional battery grip) with an active fan to continuously cool down the sensor and kill the battery life? I really don't think so. Could they do a camera more focused on video? Yes, probably, and it won't be a full-fledged stills camera anymore and it would cost even more money. They have obviously considered heat when designing this camera, which is clearly bigger in dimensions than a Sony, so it has more room for things like a heatsink, and it is likely that the LP-E6NH will have less heat build-up as well, new processor, etc. This camera was not designed for long recording times in the first place. But the option is probably there to use the external recorder and bypass that limit up to 4k60p. I am more interested in the R6, since I do think they could cripple that camera much harder if they are pricing it more aggressively. Oh, one important thing I forgot: codecs. Yes it is not a RED with variable compression RAW, but it gives a lot of options: You can shoot highly compressed onto SD cards (yes, processor intensive, but it still still superb to have that option) But also, you can also shoot higher bitrates and RAW to CFExpress. And this is all 10-bit internal (the Panasonic S1 or Nikon Z6 for instance, do not utilise the power of CFExpress) So other cameras don't offer the same level of flexibility (it is either this, or that), the 1DX Mark II in particular, a popular stills camera for video, has just been outclassed in this regard.
  11. It's not just that, it is a lot smaller and cheaper (the kit lens, too), the S1 price hasn't dropped that much yet (I expect it this year)
  12. Yes, I have. Although I can get even better prices if I buy slightly used from ebay.
  13. Complete BS (Ken wants you to use his affiliate links, and not buy it from somewhere else for potentially cheaper), the firmware will update on any camera, no problem. The only difference is with some brands, some languages and frame rates are not available (the fp is NTSC/PAL switchable, so no problem there)
  14. padam

    RED Komodo

    Well, the 6K wide 1.33x crop does match up to the Cinema 8K full width of the EOS R5 FF sensor.
  15. padam

    Canon EOS R6

    https://www.canon-europe.com/press-centre/press-releases/2020/04/canon-eos-r5-specs-revealed/
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