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9 hours ago, webrunner5 said:

And also not too many people that buy one is going to have the Computer Horsepower to even edit the footage

Only if you're shooting raw. I've been filming exclusively in Prores and editing on a 2015 Macbook Pro and it's 10 times faster than trying to edit h264 footage from a consumer GX80. 

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19 hours ago, webrunner5 said:

And also not too many people that buy one is going to have the Computer Horsepower to even edit the footage

Ever heard about proxies? I don’t think a single professional sits down and starts editing even ProRes 4K footage. Unheard of in my field. 

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Hey guys,

 

i'm bad at math and i don't really get the focal lenght of my lenses with a 0.7x focal reducer on the bmpcc 4k.

I have a samyang 12mm micro 4/3,  if i get it right in this sensor it will be a 23 mm more or less

a Nikon 20mm 2.8, a 38-39 mm without focal reducer, with the focal reducer it would be a 24 mm, am i right ? 

if it's like that, wouldn't make much sense to buy a focal reducer...

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1 hour ago, boukmanmutt said:

Hey guys,

 

i'm bad at math and i don't really get the focal lenght of my lenses with a 0.7x focal reducer on the bmpcc 4k.

I have a samyang 12mm micro 4/3,  if i get it right in this sensor it will be a 23 mm more or less

a Nikon 20mm 2.8, a 38-39 mm without focal reducer, with the focal reducer it would be a 24 mm, am i right ? 

if it's like that, wouldn't make much sense to buy a focal reducer...

Multiply per x0.7 + x2, you'll have your 35mm equivalent.

24mm (once in your first example, you won't be able to use a focal reducer) and 28mm respectively for both glass cases you mention.

Don't forget you'll have one full stop more of light at least.

 

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1 hour ago, boukmanmutt said:

Hey guys,

 

i'm bad at math and i don't really get the focal lenght of my lenses with a 0.7x focal reducer on the bmpcc 4k.

I have a samyang 12mm micro 4/3,  if i get it right in this sensor it will be a 23 mm more or less

a Nikon 20mm 2.8, a 38-39 mm without focal reducer, with the focal reducer it would be a 24 mm, am i right ? 

if it's like that, wouldn't make much sense to buy a focal reducer...

what Emanuel said or just simply multiply what every you have with a factor of 1.42 (even through in case of the bmpcc 4k it's more like 1.3) to get the 35mm ff equivalent. 

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Best camera accessory for 2018 in Newsshooter web site is the Atomos Ninja V.

"While cameras today are finally giving us 10-bit 4:2:2 internal recording, the codecs are still very hard to edit with and you will end up transcoding or working with a proxy workflow. Stick a Ninja V on that camera and retain 10-bit but with a much better ProRes option."

Do you see where I am going with this?!

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The camera has arguably the best interface available in a small or large camera and it's incredibly fast to use on set or on the move.

4k ProRes HQ is pretty ideal and we edit it remotely on macbooks all the time.

People who are actually using it seem to be pretty much blown away by both the camera and it's IQ.

 

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13 minutes ago, Jim Giberti said:

The camera has arguably the best interface available in a small or large camera and it's incredibly fast to use on set or on the move.

4k ProRes HQ is pretty ideal and we edit it remotely on macbooks all the time.

People who are actually using it seem to be pretty much blown away by both the camera and it's IQ.

  I've been loving RAW 4:1. Super easy to work with.

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Pairing the Pocket 4K with some good vintage glass is pretty blissful. There's been a lot of talk about how it looks more digital and modern than the previous BMD cameras - and yeah sure, I guess it's not as organic and grainy as the 2,5K. But throw on some c-mount glass or a speedbooster and old Pentax stuff and the camera sings. Haven't used it with this kind of setup on a production yet, (it's playing second fiddle to the Ursa Mini and been on a gimbal on about half a dozen shoots now) but I'm just having a lot of fun taking it on a walk and just taking some throwaway nature shots. It's something I used to do back when I used the 5DMK2 regularly, and I'm happy it has revitalized that habit again.

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This was taken with the speedbooster and a Pentax 35/2.3 M42 lens on a cool winter afternoon. One of my favourites due to the very distinctive, oil painting-kinda way it renders out of focus areas and the transition between them and in-focus areas.

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1 hour ago, Ehetyz said:

Pairing the Pocket 4K with some good vintage glass is pretty blissful. There's been a lot of talk about how it looks more digital and modern than the previous BMD cameras - and yeah sure, I guess it's not as organic and grainy as the 2,5K. But throw on some c-mount glass or a speedbooster and old Pentax stuff and the camera sings. Haven't used it with this kind of setup on a production yet, (it's playing second fiddle to the Ursa Mini and been on a gimbal on about half a dozen shoots now) but I'm just having a lot of fun taking it on a walk and just taking some throwaway nature shots. It's something I used to do back when I used the 5DMK2 regularly, and I'm happy it has revitalized that habit again.

pocket_1_72.1.thumb.jpg.0437de0e01a20850a7f3530bb23e2189.jpg

This was taken with the speedbooster and a Pentax 35/2.3 M42 lens on a cool winter afternoon. One of my favourites due to the very distinctive, oil painting-kinda way it renders out of focus areas and the transition between them and in-focus areas.

What specific speedbooster did you use to mount the Pentax M42?

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