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  1. SR

    EOSHD's best and worst cameras of 2018

    Not even top 5 for the BMPCC4K. Feels wrong.
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    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    I'm thinking of adapting M42 lenses to my BMP4K, using a M42 to EF adapter on top of my current Viltrox EF to micro43 speedbooster. Is this a bad idea, guys?
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    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    Let us know how it goes. Found one with the Tamron 24-70.
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    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    Has anyone tried out the Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 g2 with the BMP4K? Looks like the perfect combo for handheld stuff to me. I came across some footage a while back and it didn't look like there was much lens breathing either (sorry footage link lost at the moment).
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    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    Holy shit, that's where I did my preorder from! (I'm not in Australia, though. A friend's bringing it over to me.) The email confirmation I got a few months back:
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    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    I had to change my underpants. Which retailer did you order from?
  7. Funnily enough, I am in the market for a full frame camera that has above 40 mp (then again, I am a photographer primarily). With a preordered BMPCC4K already in the back pocket for short films, I was considering getting the Nikon D850 for stills. And renting the GH5 whenever run-gun projects came along. But if someone can combine the D850 stills and the GH5 video, and include IBIS, I'm sold.
  8. SR

    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    That video might need a bit of magenta.
  9. SR

    The new Blackmagic RAW Codec

    12:1 compression
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    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    To be honest, their supposed PR "missteps" isn't even a legitimate concern for me. I don't get the complaints. The camera that should clearly cost at least 5,000. And they charge 300 for a software with lifetime upgrade that competitors are milking for several times more, or ridiculous monthly subscription. The camera's coming out in less than a month! It's feels odd to me to say this about a camera company, but I've become a big fan and evangelical of Blackmagic and their ethos. Picking a fight with Blackmagic over PR "missteps" is like castigating one of the small handful in the room who gives a shit about democratizing cinema tools for filmmakers, all because they didn't say hi to everyone in the room.
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    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    This thread is becoming ridiculously petty. Let's just rename it, "Fuck Blackmagic". That way, we're clear on what the topic is really about.
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    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    8sin looks awesome. Afraid I prematurely got myself this on Amazon (just 10 bucks).
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    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    @Andrew Reid, I appreciate that reflection and I would eventually bring down the blog post on @John Brawley, if I were you. As a long time reader, I stuck around because the tone and direction of EOSHD was always able to put a finger on what I felt was missing in the camera lineups for indie filmmakers. But I also got to witness a self-destructive tendency that no one here could stop you from, even if most of us do want your site to flourish. Because it's a popular camera website, you have more to lose. Not just as a blogger, but even personally as a filmmaker. That is the nature of these very public forums. And through the years, I've come to believe it is possible to be fair without the pugilism (although regrettably it'd be far less entertaining). But maybe that's what's needed to move forward: Focus on the good, cut the excess. And I won't be canceling my preorder, as I feel it's a culmination of those years of reading EOSHD, waiting for a DSLR-sized camera that could deliver uncompromising cinematic images. And you should rise above the politics, whether real or not, and still review the camera when it arrives. Regardless of everything, I think yours would be the review I'd be waiting for the most. Not because I'm sentimental about EOSHD, but because I know it's gonna be honest.
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    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    I don't recall as I didn't use it much, but did Canon's camera take a massive battery hit when using Magic Lantern's Waveform?
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    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    Why is it so tough to implement waveform?
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