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    tweak reacted to fuzzynormal in Anonymous?   
    I've had way too many projects I've certainly wanted to "Alen Smithee," but they were just corporate videos, no production credits involved.
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    tweak reacted to ZEEK in Canon M50 - Magic Lantern   
    That sounds like the M50's future to me. I hope the M50 will be up and running sometime this year or next...who knows, but I'm hanging on :). 
    Greg has done something really nice for the M50 so far, check it out:
    https://www.magiclantern.fm/forum/index.php?topic=23296.msg227504;topicseen#msg227504
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    tweak reacted to fuzzynormal in Goodbye ND filters? Adding 180 degree shutter look in post   
    1/4000 would be typical in mid-day sun.  I'll shoot some video tomorrow and apply the trial plug-in.  See what happens.
    Usually have a bunch of ravens flying around....filming that should provide a decent stress test.
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    tweak reacted to Deadcode in Goodbye ND filters? Adding 180 degree shutter look in post   
    It works, just tested
    24p timeline, 120fps footage, corrected amount of blur, and it's a beauty
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    tweak reacted to IronFilm in Z Cam E2 Series: price drops across the board! (Z CAM E2-M4 is only US$1,499)   
    Go dual system!
    You could skip the cage, and just use your own phone as a screen. (or a cheap sub $200 monitor. Many people use an external monitor with their BMPCC4K anyway)
      
    They are going hard in making sure there are lots of accessories too!
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    tweak reacted to Andrew Reid in Z Cam E2 Series: price drops across the board! (Z CAM E2-M4 is only US$1,499)   
    Cheaper than an X-T3 at launch.
    Bargain alert!
    Much more capable specs than the Pocket 6K.
    Don't forget the cost of the screen and cage though.
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    tweak reacted to Mike Mgee in Z Cam E2 Series: price drops across the board! (Z CAM E2-M4 is only US$1,499)   
    I applaud this race to the bottom. The real winner is us consumers.
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    tweak reacted to Andrew Reid in I really like the look of 360 degree shutter. Anyone else?   
    Could be useful for 4K/60p as well, for a more natural motion blur in slow-mo shots. 180 deg shutter is 1/120 for 60p, which eliminates most of the nice 24p look.
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    tweak reacted to Andrew Reid in I really like the look of 360 degree shutter. Anyone else?   
    I can see why it works well for the tommy guns
    I find it useful in low light - 1/25 means you can use a lower ISO
    All depends on the shot how it's going to turn out. Quick handheld camera movement looks a bit too blurry.
    180 shutter is also too slow for some things... it all depends. Usually it's perfect.
    I am going to try shooting everything without NDs and using my own shutter speed in post, with the motion blur in Resolve Studio 16 working so well just now... It gives you ability to choose the look in post rather than have motion blur baked into the source material!
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    tweak got a reaction from heart0less in Anamorphic on medium format   
    16-H, 8z, Elmoii, B&H are all the same, there is no one in this world that could pick them apart in a blind test. IQ differences are more sample variation and age than anything else (also all can come with different colour coatings).
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    tweak reacted to Andrew Reid in Anamorphic on medium format   
    Ah I was thinking of the 16-D!
    Yes 16-H and 8z are the same.
    Actually I now prefer the Bolex Moller for the smaller size to my old Kowa... but the Kowa 2x glass is right up there with the Iscorama.
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    tweak reacted to ShaunC in Alex Proyas "I'm Building an Indie Film Studio"   
    Yes, I agree. A little more BTS stuff would be nice. It started of well but seemed to taper off. Don't mind some of the shorts he's producing, but a glimpse into the process would add to it. 
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    tweak got a reaction from tupp in Canon M50 - Magic Lantern   
    ML isn't dead hahaha, it's the same as always.
    Yes. It's not a port any developers are working on. You need to have that specific camera and want to invest time in it, right now no one has taken that task up.
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    tweak reacted to cam1982 in Canon M50 - Magic Lantern   
    Pity. Very promising tool.
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    tweak got a reaction from cam1982 in Canon M50 - Magic Lantern   
    ML isn't dead hahaha, it's the same as always.
    Yes. It's not a port any developers are working on. You need to have that specific camera and want to invest time in it, right now no one has taken that task up.
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    tweak reacted to BTM_Pix in LEICA SL2 - showstopper of a battery problem   
    The person in question detailed it himself on Instagram to be fair.
     
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    tweak reacted to tupp in Canon M50 - Magic Lantern   
    On the contrary, ML is thriving.  You can't go by that nightly build page, as that is not where the action is. Most of the nightly builds that everyone uses are not official.
     
    To see the current activity, go to the main forum page, and scroll down to the bottom section titled, "Recently Updated Topics."  After a brief scanning of just a few of the top messages, I see the following active developers:  Danne, masc, cmh, Levas, ilia3101, reddeercity, 2blackbar, critix.
     
    Our own @ZEEK is active with ML and MLV-App instructional videos.
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    tweak reacted to Django in Canon EOS R5 8K monster official topic   
    I call this "leak" total BS.. just a store trying to get buzz. 
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    tweak reacted to tupp in FAKE ANAMORPHIC - CANON EOS M2   
    Aren't MLV raw files are "raw?"  If so, such files have the same initial linear contrast as Canon h264 does, before the in-camera processing.  Thus, with the proper post processing, one should be able to duplicate the contrast of the h264 files (combined with a given picture style).
     
    I have dabbled a little with MLV files and MLV-App.   It seems one can output images with an exceedingly flat contrast by merely using one of the log profiles, if one wants to grade in a program other than MLV-App.
     
    On the other hand, ML instability and full res capability are understandably important concerns.
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    tweak got a reaction from tupp in FAKE ANAMORPHIC - CANON EOS M2   
    Bokeh can be made to look anamorphic but the thing these anamorphake lenses don't reproduce is the differing look in the foreground compared to the background (or in focus vs out of focus areas). This is where true anamorphics (especially those with bigger squeeze such as 1.75-2x) get a lot of their look. Bokeh shape is part of it but it's not everything.
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    tweak got a reaction from PannySVHS in Aivascope 1.75X in 16mm Vision3 500T   
    Nice one dude. 
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    tweak reacted to Caleb Genheimer in Aivascope 1.75X in 16mm Vision3 500T   
    Here’s my latest anamorphic adventure!
    Pro-tip for anyone who is considering an anamorphic rig on film: make sure your variable diopter has focus marks! Everything looked focused in the viewfinder, but it definitely wasn’t. Marks and a tape measure are your best friends.
     
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    tweak reacted to ReinisK in Raspberry Pi Releases an Interchangeable-lens Camera Module   
    This is awesome! A raw action camera is what I'd like to make.
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    tweak reacted to Elias in Raspberry Pi Releases an Interchangeable-lens Camera Module   
    If you ever decide to launch a hobbist camera project, I'd be willing to contribute some of my free time to designing the user interface module.
    I've been an advocate of real simple UIs (User Interfaces), however with a balance of the things you need most often right at your fingertips at all times. Today I mostly don't like any of the user interfaces on any of the usual suspects in the camera business (Canon, Nikon, Sony, Fuji, etc), and I think this could be much improved if these manufacturers gave us tools to create our own user interfaces and be able to share them with anyone else; heck, it could be something as simple as designing the UI with HTML, CSS and/or JSON and then providing javascript hooks into the actual functions, something similar to this:
    camera.setISO(800);
    camera.setSpeed(50);
    camera.setApperture(lens.getMaximumApperture());
    timeToShoot = 300;
    camera.shootVideo(timeToShoot);
    etc
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    tweak reacted to jzagaja in Raspberry Pi Releases an Interchangeable-lens Camera Module   
    What I would like to see is XY film scanner using  video mode to improve resolution and dynamic range. It's only about making proper code - mechanics and optic is easy.
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