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    Dunjoye got a reaction from kye in Buying Camera in Cryptocurrency?   
    Good point. 
    However, I sold an old cam, bought crypto(Ethereum), allowed it to appreciate, sold and bought an upgrade. 
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    Dunjoye reacted to kye in Buying Camera in Cryptocurrency?   
    Why trade an appreciating asset for a depreciating one?
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    Dunjoye reacted to thebrothersthre3 in Disappointed in the Canon R6 - Coming From A Canon User   
    It should have USB-c output to SSDs like the sigma FP. Micro hdmi on these cameras is just an intentional cripple as well. 
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    Dunjoye got a reaction from PaulUsher in CANON EOS R in ACTION!   
    The EOS R is very capable and underrated by many. I have had alot of fun with it as a hybrid. 
    C100Mk2 + 4k capability.
    Nice work.
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    Dunjoye reacted to Django in Selling my Blackmagic, missing my 5D   
    Those are all valid arguments.. but again.. he is selling his crop sensor 4K Blackmagic.. and missing his FF FHD 5D2.
    Within that particular perspective and within his budget constraints, I was advising what would probably best suit him.
    You can push whatever camera you want, it doesn't negate my advice as you were previously insinuating by your 'canon die hard' comment..
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    Dunjoye got a reaction from kaylee in Canon EOS R5 has serious overheating issues – in both 4K and 8K   
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    Dunjoye got a reaction from noone in Canon EOS R5 has serious overheating issues – in both 4K and 8K   
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    Dunjoye got a reaction from Trankilstef in Canon EOS R5 has serious overheating issues – in both 4K and 8K   
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    Dunjoye got a reaction from SteveV4D in Canon EOS R5 has serious overheating issues – in both 4K and 8K   
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    Dunjoye got a reaction from Danilo Del Tufo in Canon EOS R5 has serious overheating issues – in both 4K and 8K   
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    Dunjoye reacted to SteveV4D in Canon EOS R5 has serious overheating issues – in both 4K and 8K   
    Canon should introduce local weather reports with a column dedicated to expected R5 runtime before overheating.  😄
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    Dunjoye got a reaction from TheRenaissanceMan in Canon EOS R5 has serious overheating issues – in both 4K and 8K   
    What's even funnier, were people that were saying the heating issue was a lazy excuse for Canon not implementing raw & higher bit rate on their DSLR  years back are now the same people complaining about over heating on the R5 & R6. 
    I guess there is no pleasing some. 
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    Dunjoye reacted to Andrew Reid in Kendy Ty and the T2i - one guy doing amazing things with a 5 year old DSLR   
    A Drop In The Ocean:

    Behind The Move:

    Kendy Ty shoots with a Canon 550D / T2i and Sigma 30mm F1.4. The results are staggering considering the 'low-fi' performance of the gear. If ever there was a spur to get out and shoot something, this is it...

    Read the full article here
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    Dunjoye reacted to PhilipR in Canon EOS R5 has serious overheating issues – in both 4K and 8K   
    just my 2 cent…
    …the year is not really the best for many filmmakers nor photographers and I remember that 12 years ago, after the financial crisis, a small change (film - digital) was forced relatively quickly.
    A technical purchase, no matter which one has to be worthwhile for a filmmaker. These Investments should pay off itself. I find the specs of the camera interesting, but I don't see that any of my clients would be willing to take the risk neither myself of using a camera with such „overheating is 1 tiger example“ issues. Especially now that we are shooting again after the Corona shutdown, my clients want like experimenting much less than they did 1-2 years ago. Even when I suggest the Sony venice for projects, I often hear - let's take a Alexa, because we know what we have. I don't think it will behave any differently in the "prosumer" segment. Not a good time to test real-world 8K overheating files with unexpectable difficult workflows.
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    Dunjoye reacted to Andrew Reid in bmp4k adventures   
    Feels a bit more like it.
    But the battery compartment wobbles.
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    Dunjoye reacted to Andrew Reid in Truth about YouTube income   
    The real challenge is longevity and to avoid being jaded by your own content and subjects, honestly that is a big challenge after a few years, as is burnout, because YouTube (and blogs) all have a relentless pace, it never ends and takes over your every waking thought.
    It's easy to turn off from a normal 9-5 job but not if you are a YouTuber.
    If you can keep the hit videos and passion flowing for 10 years without a break, that is honestly a miracle and almost never happens. I sometimes tune out of the camera world completely and stop blogging on EOSHD for months. This isn't because I've lost interest or no longer want to talk to people I know and like, sometimes it is as simple as wanting to do something else, not having anything to shoot, but then coming back refreshed with new ideas. Well done @DaveAltizer with how the YouTube channel is working out for you, it's great. And we should do the podcast soon as well, when I am back more regularly in world of cameras.
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    Dunjoye reacted to BrooklynDan in Camera company staff dramas on GlassDoor   
    Newsflash: Almost every large company is run like this. Once a company achieves a certain scale, old school management principles come into play. A strict hierarchy is established and innovative minds tend to get pushed to the bottom. Companies are run by MBAs, not by camera nerds. Small start-ups can run a bit leaner and display truly innovative and disruptive behavior. But that only lasts until it's sold off or becomes a key player in the industry. Then the dogs start chewing at each other.
    About Black Magic, I appreciate the image quality on both the Pocket 6k and the Ursa Mini. But the so-called "industrial design" is pretty atrocious and the build quality still leaves a lot to be desired. They would do well to charge a few thousand more and equip their camera with fully aluminum bodies, so that they stand up better to on-set use. And the Pocket has the worst form factor of any camera on the planet. No amount of cages, rigs or battery plates can turn it into a functional piece of cinema equipment. It's like a camera designed by an ancient Egyptian who'd only seen a camera in hieroglyphs. 
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    Dunjoye reacted to OliKMIA in Blackmagic Pocket 4K/6K vs Panasonic S1 V-LOG   
    I would say that price, codec and lens selection is a huge plus for the Pocket 4K. You can put a lot of adapted lenses, use all the available M43 glasses, codec selection is big.
    In contrast the S1 is still expensive, native lenses selection is limited and expensive, doesn't bring that much to the table (no FF 4k60p) and is just so huge and heavy. Pocket 4k is $1300, S1 is $2500.
    The image from the pocket 4K is still nice, perhaps not as good straight out of the camera than the P4K but the robust codec option facilitates grading.
    Personally, I'm still deeply in love with my GH5 and I'm not considering the P4K. The S1 is a great body but it's not a huge improvement specs wise to justify to upgrade from the GH5 unless you need to shoot in the dark.
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    Dunjoye reacted to OliKMIA in Isn't all this gear whining pointless? Just go out and shoot...   
    I registered on this forum in 2014. At the time, there was very limited option for indie filmmaker beside the new GH4. But in the past 5 years here is what we got:
    Generalization of quality video on DSLR/Mirrorless : 4K is becoming mainstream on entry-level camera. 4k60 is common while 10bits is the new 8bits. Raw is a the corner or already here (Pocket 4k/6K, Sigma FP). All brands implement good video specs on camera nowadays. Consumer drone revolution: cheap, effective and portable drones. Gimbal for all: just as the drone, what used to be an expensive and complex high end equipment is now available for a few hundreds dollars on amazon. And the system works out the box with minimal effort. New editing tools: Adobe brought Lumetri, Da Vinci is a serious option (for free), there are plenty of useful plugin available. Editing tools are so good now. My videographer life in 2014:
    Camera: I had a Canon camera (shitty for video) and just bought a GH4. There was not good gimbal at the time and IBIS was a niche feature.
    Drone: DJI was a small unknown company, only making camera-less drones. I used to film aerial video a with a custom built FPV drone and the whole thing was a mess. Soldering, calibrating a lot of parts (ESCs, FC, radio), messing with flight controller and gimbal PIDs, frame and props resonance with gopro scan that created jello on the footage. Dealing with a mix of analog and digital parts. Radio link required external ground station with special high gain antennas. Finally, the whole system took and entire bag (drone, ground station, LiPo charger, FPV system). People don't realize how amazing drones are today. The fact that we can now purchase perfectly working drone, with stable camera, no rolling shutter issue, incredible radio range and portability is a blessing.
    My videographer life in 2019:
    Camera: plenty of choice from all the manufacturers, 4K everywhere, in 60p and 10bits. Sigma FP, Fuji XT3, GH5, Pocket 4k and 6K. Panasonic launching FF camera. Most mirrorless have IBIS. Sonny revolutionized low light video with the A7S line.
    Gimbal: I can't even keep up with the release. A good gimbal costs $400 now. DJI proposes all-in-one tiny gimbal camera for $300.
    Drones: Mavic Air, Mavic 2 Pro with 4k10bits, etc. Autel just announced an 8K drones (EVO II)

    I'm amazed by the profusion of good gears available today. I fit all my stuff in a large carry on backpack: 4k10 bits drone (Mavic 2), cropless 4k60 cam (GH5), cheap gimbal (Crane), excellent still camera (Canon 6D), and a slider with accessories.

    So I must admit that I don't really understand all the gear whining on this forum. The Nikon Z6 is "pixel binned" and external recording is late. Canon cripples its next camera? The a7s3 might be a revolution? Who cares? There are like 10 good alternatives on the market. Just get the next XT-3 or use existing cam already (S1H, S1, A73, GH5, Pocket 4k, etc.).
    I'm not targeting anyone in particular but I found EOSHD to be a valuable resource in 2014 when we got to deal with limited equipment. Now, I just don't see the point. Most of the posts are just an endless suite of gear whining and fight on pointless details. We acclaim every progress by hyperbolic statement ("10bits or 4k is a revolution") just to forget it the next day and dictate new requirements to manufacturers. Then, we get outraged because raw upgrade is not already available on a consumer grade camera. That's endless and not productive.
    Unlike 2014, gears are not a problem anymore, this is not a limiting factor. If you can't deliver a good video with the actual stuff today, that's on you. I wish that we could focus on actual film-making.
    All the best.
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    Dunjoye got a reaction from IronFilm in Autonomous Personal AI Camera -- drone included!   
    If yall wanna walk around with a dinosaur egg with an integrated sensor, good for you.. 
    Count me out. 
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    Dunjoye reacted to MurtlandPhoto in How is this funded? Mega rich YouTubers   
    Potato Jet has access to all that gear through a variety of ways. He is an active video producer so he has access to rentals and other equipment used for that. He has many filmmaker friends that loan him stuff. He has many sponsors that send him items for review. And he is has a healthy case of G.A.S as well that leads to many of his own purchases. 
    If you watch enough of his videos, he eventually tells you how/why he has basically every piece of kit. Sometimes he'll reference a RED he rented or borrowed for a video from months prior, for example.
    TBH Potato Jet is my favorite Youtuber right now. He feels very genuine and I legitimately like watching his stuff.
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    Dunjoye reacted to Django in Nikon D780 is announced! A Nikon Z6 in a DSLR format.   
    IMO the D780 is DOA.
    It's a Z6 in DSLR form factor (but with no IBIS, Z-mount or ProResRAW).
    Still no internal N-log or 10-bit so you gotta carry an Atomos on top of it for any type of serious video work.
    At $2,300 this makes no sense whatsoever when you can already buy a Z6 new for $1800 or less.
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    Dunjoye got a reaction from EthanAlexander in Canon EOS 1D MKIII specs revealed   
    Canon as blown its competitors away with this one. 
    You can't come with the crippled talk now. You either pay up or keep it moving.  This camera isn't for everyone. 
    That internal Raw is a game changer. Not sure what the issue with file size is. Thats what you get dealing with raw. Canon color + 1DC filmic mojo + log with RAW on a dslr format is insane. 
    I wouldn't be buying this, as this is out of my price range, but I will definitely be loaning this for a few shoots. 
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    Dunjoye got a reaction from tomastancredi in Canon RP is now $999   
    I found the ipb to be quite jittery in motion and the All-I had a buttery motion to the eye. The All-I is easier to edit too. It reminds me of the mjpeg in character. 
    Could have been a frame rate setting issue, but those additional MBs make a hell of a difference from my experience.  
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