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  1. My bad! Should've made clear that this is somebody else's rig. It just impressed me; that's all. It does show though how useful the EOS M has become for serious hobbyists.
  2. I suppose that's right. It helps best to apply a light source rather than rely on ISO. I could imagine a use for higher ISO if you want to capture a deeper depth of field for your scene and natural light is poor. I live, for example, near a bridge that crosses a river in Geelong and would love to shoot the sunset there over the horizon. Otherwise I've thought about buying one of those Neewer LED light panels that hook on to a hot shoe for the EOS M but a smartphone with the backlight turned on could work well enough too if the focus object is nearby. Encouraging to hear that the EOS M with the speedbooster is a near match for the 5Dii. Thanks again, Zeek.
  3. For anyone who has used both the EOS M and 5Dii, what's the relative ISO capabilities when using Magic Lantern? With the EOS M, I get lots of noise after 160-200. One of Andrew's articles made mention of noise at higher ISOs like 800 and 1600 (but that they added an attractive film-like grain). Can the 5Dii keep a cleaner image at higher ISOs than the EOS M?
  4. Thanks for the tip! Perhaps that 45fps option in 1080p for 2 seconds max could still be useful if slowed down to 50%. Four second B roll clips are very short but if you take enough of them, you could still end up with enough material for decent B roll. I don't know if that's what you used but you look to utilise some slow motion from the EOS M in your "Quick Night Test" video - near the start with the traffic lights, the phone box clip, and on the shoes. I'm about to next try out the Tamron 85 1.8 SP VC, which arrived today.
  5. I look forward to your vid. I shot a test video for my wife's jewellery making business over the weekend with the EOS M (ML). Some things I noted: The 46fps mode from the Danne build gets me about 2 seconds in 14 bit lossless. (I didn't try it on any other setting.) The 50fps in 720p mode looks like... 720p (interestingly the resolution was listed as about 1790-ish x 600-ish), and I was getting moire in some scenes I noticed what looked like some aliasing(?) too in the MCM rewire mode in 1080p (see the top of the ring): Does anyone know if aliasing is normal with ML on the EOS M? Or is it prone to come out with certain lenses? I used an EF 50mm 1.8 STM.
  6. Hence, why Magic Lantern on the M50 would work so well. You'd have DPAF, flip-screen, and the focal reducer option for your full-frame lenses, not to mention C Mount possibilities too.
  7. How we feel about Canon sometimes:
  8. It's like Bernie Ecclestone's final years at the helm of F1. F1 still had little or no presence on social media.
  9. I've used the Viltrox EF-EOSM2 Speedbooster with a 50 1.8 STM and even at F1.2 and ISO 100, there was a lot of noise in a dimly lit room. Some is fine, of course - it adds that film-like grain. Your footage here looks great though: Must re-try with at least one good source of light, perhaps also the dual-ISO option, and to bring down the shadows as you have in the clip above.
  10. Thanks. I'll definitely try that dual ISO. 12-13 stops of DR is very appealing too. I have wondered if there's something wrong with my copy of the EOS M because the noise is terrible indoors and without a lot of light. Hopefully it's user error.
  11. Zeek's film presents for the MLV App are great. I think you need to over-expose without clipping highlights to achieve best results but, as said above, it holds a lot of detail. I've found low light fliming tricky though because there's so much noise.
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