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Marcio Kabke Pinheiro

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  1. I like the "rangefinder" format for a hybrid. Just by the fact that people think it is an old camera and be much more relaxed in presence of one; instead, point a DSLR-like camera in their direction and their disconfort is evident - or they think you are a creepy. I remember my GX7 days, people even come to my to see "a film camera". Getting into concerts with no problem with security (the main reason that I always have a "rangefinder" camera (these days, a GX9 - only time security did not allowed me to enter I was with the GH2...). Last trip I used a GX85, even attached in a Crane M, and nobody gave a damn. One time, I was taking photos in a market, people never noticed or smiled to the camera, and a guy with a D3500 (!) stopped by my side, pointed the camera to a booth that the clerk smiled to me, and the booth guy became pissed. Normal people do not like "DSLRs". But this contraption...no front dial, very few custom buttons, VERY small evf, horrible placed AF-ON button...nope.
  2. Just wait some photo reviewers saying that it looks like a Mamiya 7...
  3. It is a thing that I intend to do more in the future. Pandemic hit hard here - almost 6 months inside the house, working hard (in IT - as I always stated here, video / stills is for personal pleasure), almost no way to alleviate pressure, always tired, my 15 year old cat died last month. And my house have very bad lighting, and my almost 2 yr old daughter runs to the camera every time that she sees it, making hard to do candid shots. 🙂 Lots of mobile shots, though. And with all the burden of this year, and with my VERY bad memory, recalling these mobile shots made me realize that that I forgot most of the memories of my child as a baby; these stills and short clips brought all back, they are invaluable for me now. We cannot forget that images are a very powerful way to make us visualize our life path. C-rolls, on a very personal level, could be the best footage that we could ever do.
  4. Holy shit, in full flesh is even worse. No front dial, no joystick, almost no custom buttons, af-on in a very bad spot... Sony was always kind of a ergo nightmare, but they outdone themselves.
  5. First picture leaked. Looks like the result of a Panasonic GX85 and a Sony A7III having a date and forgetting to use condoms. Talking seriously - as in the A6xxx line, no front dial AGAIN, Sony?
  6. Ouch. If one of these crashes to the ground, at least one people will be dead. (owner of the insurance company, by heart attack)
  7. The problem is that the common thinking now is: - "I need the full frame look - DOF so thin that only the eyelashes are in focus, will move to medium format" - "I need to shoot ISO 102500" - "Smaller sensors are garbage"
  8. Or maybe because a person would only buy one lens for the foresseable future, instead of buy a new one when they change systems? Love Sigma, but let's not forget that they are a business, and needs to sell products.
  9. I'm offloading all the m4/3 equipment that I don't use constantly. Worst case, I will have a minimum kit to use for some years until the market consolidates.
  10. Japanese translations are complicated. A lot of people are supposing that "video" and "business" means surveillance cameras. Worth read the full article, I thought that the tone was not so rosy.
  11. Slightly out of thread, but since I'm looking at Fuji: how this works - or not - with the XT-3? How many steps are needed to switch "functions"?
  12. Roger put a very detailed disassembly on LensRentals right now. https://www.lensrentals.com/blog/2020/09/taking-apart-the-canon-r5-mirrorless-camera/
  13. It is even sadder with the GX9 / G90, with the additional crop. Have a GX9 and, except fot the extra crop, is a much better camera than the GX85 - speed, color, tilting EVF (amazing for tripod work), even the AF is much better (and useful in video in some scenarios).
  14. But the one in the link is for the E-M5 / E-M1 line, no? The battery is larger than E-m10's.
  15. Bad news if true. https://www.43rumors.com/panasonic-might-change-their-mind-and-do-aps-c-l-mount-cameras-afterall/ But Panasonic still treats their "partners" as competitors as they did with Olympus? Like DFD only working with Panasonic lenses (I remember that in the start of the L mount there was a lot of incompatibilities)? If the attitude inside the L mount Alliance will be like inside the MFT world, the mount will not last.
  16. Indeed. Great work from all the guys here, but for a professional shooting, I guess it still not acceptable to need to roll the camera until the first "overheating" warning to make the bypass procedure (and having files with +1 day in the metadata - it would be a media management caos with the files) to finally have a camera with (somewhat) safe record times. How would be if that first run is the acting of a lifetime from the actor that you are shooting and...fake overheating signal? Good workaraound for the people that bought the camera and could not return anymore the camera. But if I was a professional, would still finding it not acceptable. Canon still needs to proper address this.
  17. Dunno if PetaPixel is banner here also, but they have an article for a infrared conversion company in New Jersey that tore down a R6 and found a real time chip controller that is attached to the internal battery (they credited EOSHD there). Not much new info, but an interesting investigation path. https://petapixel
  18. Would love to see more compact FF lenses like the 45 f/2.8. Like a 24-105 f4 zoom more compact than the current ones.
  19. Yep, I wish IBIS in their lower lines, but do not expect it soon (or at it all).
  20. Yeah, Fuji could improve too. Gyro data looks really useful, but probably will crop the image somewhat in post, no?
  21. My doubt with Sony is: everyone have figured out good IBIS (not Olympus class, but good) except Sony. Could it be really as some say - the mount is limiting it?
  22. Bring me a XT-40 with IBIS and more 4k record time (20 mins ok for me) and Fuji will gain a user.
  23. Press release already leaked. looking good. https://www.l-rumors.com/press-text-panasonic-s5/
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