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12 minutes ago, Fritz Pierre said:

Same for me Jon...I like quiet cameras that you don't "feel" in the footage...just because you can move it, does not mean you should??...but if you do, I like the slow control of a dolly/slider shot....For me the value in IBIS is getting away with a shot without a tripod!

Same here. John Brawley's handheld work with the Olympus was very impressive, but I don't recall if there were any panning shots per se. 

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15 hours ago, Fritz Pierre said:

Same for me Jon...I like quiet cameras that you don't "feel" in the footage...just because you can move it, does not mean you should??...but if you do, I like the slow control of a dolly/slider shot....For me the value in IBIS is getting away with a shot without a tripod!

 

With my GX85 it works nicely, up and down movements stabilized, tilts as well. Pans not working well, only for the classic Pennebaker handheld style for connecting shots and following movements.

As soon as it is about static objects to pan along, jitter is killing the image with my specific GX85 camera.

15 hours ago, jonpais said:

Same here. John Brawley's handheld work with the Olympus was very impressive, but I don't recall if there were any panning shots per se. 

 

That´s true and it avoids jitter very well.

Your ellusive shooting style of daily life vignettes reflects that well, floating with the flow, letting the viewer forget the camera completely and allowing

him to concetrate on the subjects and events and sights.

I am a little bit sad, that for background panning I cannot really use my camera with IBIS, only following movements in Pennebaker style.

 

 

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I'd been scouring this godforsaken place for weeks, searching for a shoulder rig for my kitted out G85, when @Fritz Pierre suggested I check out an EasyRig. At B&H, the genuine article runs thousands, but you can find cheaper knockoffs. I found one at a shop here for a touch over $600 USD. It takes all the strain off my arms and back, and the camera just floats in front of me like a butterfly. 

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3 hours ago, jonpais said:

I'd been scouring this godforsaken place for weeks, searching for a shoulder rig for my kitted out G85, when @Fritz Pierre suggested I check out an EasyRig. At B&H, the genuine article runs thousands, but you can find cheaper knockoffs. I found one at a shop here for a touch over $600 USD. It takes all the strain off my arms and back, and the camera just floats in front of me like a butterfly. 

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That thing looks like it will vacuum your house and carry a toddler through Disney World. Cool find though. 

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4 hours ago, mercer said:

That thing looks like it will vacuum your house and carry a toddler through Disney World. Cool find though. 

No, that's not what it's for. 

Usually on shoots we don't have much time to eat, so what you do is dangle some sausages in front of your mouth so you stay fed. 

If you're a veggie, you can use carrots instead. 

Also, the bit at the back is actually a mini microwave, so you can heat up some cofffee for your assistant. 

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6 hours ago, mercer said:

That thing looks like it will vacuum your house and carry a toddler through Disney World. Cool find though. 

I thought it was a jetpack especially designed to avoid the need to take you car into the city centre while working. I was going to buy one as well...

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52 minutes ago, ssrdd said:

Any reference for 12-60 VS 12-35ii....? 

The 12-35mm is constant aperture so it should be better for video. I went with this plus the 35-100mm. Will add the 100-400mm when available.

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If money were no option I'd get the GH5 with a full Voigt lens kit. After shooting on BMPCC with metabones speed booster for years, I've come to the conclusion that I hate using adapters. Going native is so much more reliable and efficient. 

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9 hours ago, DaveAltizer said:

If money were no option I'd get the GH5 with a full Voigt lens kit. After shooting on BMPCC with metabones speed booster for years, I've come to the conclusion that I hate using adapters. Going native is so much more reliable and efficient. 

That may be my plan, as I now need some MF lenses.

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