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  1. [color=#000000][font=Tahoma, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3][background=rgb(238, 238, 238)] I have succumbed and have an RX100 coming this week to be my B camera to my Sony Nex 5N![/background][/size][/font][/color][color=#000000][font=Tahoma, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3][background=rgb(238, 238, 238)] I ideally want to shoot footage on the RX100 to look identical to that of the 5N so if I was to use both at a function I could easily mix in footage from both cameras to create a final piece.[/background][/size][/font][/color][color=#000000][font=Tahoma, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3][background=rgb(238, 238, 238)] The constant question marks over shutter speeds at 50p on both cameras is also bothering me. I shot some footage at 50p 1/50 to see if the footage would be useable both in slow motion in a 25p timeline and also at normal speed in a 25p timeline. In both cases I was not too happy with the motion blur, It just does not look as good as shooting either natively at 25p at 1/50 or 50p 1/100 for slow mo in a 25p timeline.[/background][/size][/font][/color][color=#000000][font=Tahoma, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3][background=rgb(238, 238, 238)] Based on the above I think you have to make a decision before you shoot any footage at 50p that is to be used in a 25p timeline. That decision is to whether your footage is going to be slowed down in post or not. Based on this answer you can then decide to shoot 50p at 1/100 for slow mo or 1/50 for nornal speed..although like I said I still think 1/50 shutter at 50p at normal speed in a 25p timeline still does not like as good as shooting natively at 25p on the camera (which you cannot obviously do on the RX100, but you can on the 5N)[/background][/size][/font][/color][color=#000000][font=Tahoma, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3][background=rgb(238, 238, 238)] I will always be putting any footage I shoot in a 25p line so that is the only constant I am sticking with…its how I merge the footage from both cameras and get the best settings on both to deliver the best output….that is my main concern and caveat at this stage.[/background][/size][/font][/color][color=#000000][font=Tahoma, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3][background=rgb(238, 238, 238)] With all this in mind I think I might choose to use my NEX 5N for 25p 1/50 footage and my RX100 for 50p 1/100 slow mo footage exclusively.[/background][/size][/font][/color][color=#000000][font=Tahoma, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3][background=rgb(238, 238, 238)] If anyone can give any sage help and advice on this I would greatly appreciate it.[/background][/size][/font][/color]
  2. Just bought a Sony RX100 (two, actually) and have been trying them out in challenging environments. Here's a quick vid that takes a poetic look at the Hollywood party scene. [media]http://vimeo.com/49147544[/media]
  3. mbartov

    GH2 vs. Sony Alpha

    Hi, I'm new to DSLR and HD DSLR photo shooting. Up until now I've being taking HD video with a Sanyo (now Panasonic) HD-2000 - a Full HD camcorder which allegedly can do stills (not good ones..). At the time I had a hard time choosing between the Sharp and the Canon 550D but the fact that I was interested primarily in Video I chose the Sanyo. Over time I accessorized it and even built a DOF adapter for NIKON lens. Now it's time to move on and I feel it's time to revisit the DSLR scene.. (you know DOF, movie style).. I've read a lot of reviews and I pretty much narrowed it down to the GH2 when I stumbled across the reviews for the Sony Alpha A57 or A37. I hope I will not raise hell with the following questions, I would like to kno why not choose Sony Alpha A57 over the GH2? Assuming that I will be 70%-60% videographer and 30%-40% photographer. It seems that for the same amount of money you get with Sony better built camera, larger sensor, good continues autofocus, larger selection of original lenses, much better back screen and higher resolution for stills. I've big hands and I spoke today with a former GH2 owner who complaint that the GH2 was on the "too small" side for him. Thoughts? Ideas?
  4. It occurred to me today that this is the closest we have a to a full-frame BMD camera at the moment. Sony VG900 using CineGamma + Atomos Ninja external recorder using DNxHD or ProRes. I say VG900 simply because A99 has far fewer usable lendsoptions, and the poor form-factor for video, comparatively. Cost is 3000 for VG900 plus 700 for ninja, plus drives on top and Canon batteries for Ninja. Result is probably nicer to use than BMD due to many buttons and handle etc, so less need for a rig. 4000 pounds or so in total, not bad for full-frame pro-res, as long as the HDMI out isn't crippled or fudgy. I remember the shots using FS100 output seemed to give little benefit for some reason... It's probably only 4:2:0 8-biy out though, but let's hope not.
  5. [font="FrutigerNextW02-Regular, sans-serif"][color="#626262"]This should go some way to addressing the issue of brand new, high-quality glass for mirrorless that isn't wallet obliterating Leica glass.[/color][/font][color=#626262][font=FrutigerNextW02-Regular, sans-serif] [url="http://blogs.zeiss.com/photo/en/?p=2864"]http://blogs.zeiss.com/photo/en/?p=2864[/url][/font][/color][color=#626262][font=FrutigerNextW02-Regular, sans-serif] * * *[/font][/color][color=#626262][font=FrutigerNextW02-Regular, sans-serif] This ridiculously extended answer made me laugh:[/font][/color][color=#626262][font=FrutigerNextW02-Regular, sans-serif] [b][i]"Will the housing of the new lenses be made [/i][/b][b][i]of metal?[/i][/b][/font][/color][color=#626262][font=FrutigerNextW02-Regular, sans-serif] [i]The mirrorless system cameras are lighter and more compact in comparison to SLR cameras. With this new line of lenses, we are continuing our concept of high-quality lenses for this camera system while attempting to construct them with relatively light materials. For the mechanical parts, we were looking for the best tradeoff between quality in material and total weight. As a result, we decided on a mix of materials. For parts that require no metal for accuracy or strength, we have also approved lighter materials."[/i][/font][/color][color=#626262][font=FrutigerNextW02-Regular, sans-serif] Or to put it simply, [b]no[/b]. They'll have cheaper build. But the pictures should look nice and hopefully they'll be a bit more affordable as a result.[/font][/color]
  6. The first picture of Sony's new full frame camcorder is up: [url="http://www.sonyalpharumors.com/first-pictures-of-the-fulll-frame-e-mount-vg-900/"]http://www.sonyalpha...e-mount-vg-900/[/url] Specs should be announced tomorrow. I wonder if it suffers from Moire like the VG-20. If not, it could be a force to be reckoned with -- I believe that it is the world's first full frame camcorder.
  7. I have not seen this posted here yet. From Sony Alpha Rumors ([url="http://www.sonyalpharumors.com/sr5-full-a99-specs/"]http://www.sonyalpha...full-a99-specs/[/url]):[list] [*]24.3 Mpx Full frame CMOS Exmor sensor [*]SLT technology [*]New Bionz imaging engine [*]14 bit RAW recording [*]10 fps [*]ISO 100 up to 25.600 [*]50 ISO extended (with lower dynamic range) [*]102 AF point AF (11 cross). [*]AF range [*]MF assist [*]Dual Phase detection system (with AF phase pixels on sensor) [*]30 sec and 1/8000 maximum shutter speed [*]Time Lag 0.05 sec. [*]Shutter life guarantee of 200,000 cycles [*]2.360k OLED electornic viewfinder [*]3″921k LCD with same tilting system of the A77 [*]Full HD video recording at 1920×1080/60p AVCHD format [*]HDMI output [*]Built-in stereo mic [*]Built-in flash with guide number of 12 [*]Auto HDR capability [*]New multi-segment low pass filter [*]Photodiode expansion technology [*]Light concentration technology [*]Selective noise reduction [*]Ultrasonic anti dust system [*]In body image stabilization [*]Two memory slots: SD and SD+MS cards [*]USB: 2.0 [*]Announced on September 12, 2012 [*]Available in stores in late October 2012 [*]New accessories to be released with the a99: battery grip, flash, remote control, microphone etc. [*]Very light, weather sealed magnesium alloy body.With 730 g this is the lightest FF body on market! [/list] Speaking of full-frame, the same site is reporting rumors of a full-framed E-mount camcorder called the VG-900, to be released at Photokina as well (this was briefly discussed in one of the current GH3 threads): [url="http://www.sonyalpharumors.com/filmmaker-will-not-beleve-me-on-this-nex-vg900-full-frame-e-mount-camera-for-a-tiny-bit-more-than-3-000-euro/"]http://www.sonyalpha...han-3-000-euro/[/url]
  8. Here's 3 quick fun shots made on FS700 at 400FPS. I've hired this for a couple of music promos so I just made some quick shots to try it out. ;) It's a great camera, but the screen potion is pretty retarded, and the ND filter wheel feels incredibly cheap. [url="https://vimeo.com/48076374"]https://vimeo.com/48076374[/url]
  9. Here's a promo shot for about 50 quid of expenses and four days work. All the gear is my own. Particularly impressed by RX100 and the new Magic Lantern 2.3, which on 2.8x bitrate mode lets you get much better high ISO footage. Some of the flame lit shots were at ISO3200, the 100mbps average bit rate (over twice standard) keeps the noise quite distinct from geniune details, allowing it to be removed more easily, and resulting in very clean and detailed high ISO footage after sharpening. Bonus! [url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKbroy8sA7I"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKbroy8sA7I[/url]
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