kye Posted July 12, 2022 Author Share Posted July 12, 2022 2 hours ago, hyalinejim said: Well, I have to eat my hat 😳 😂 I did another test and ran each camera on standby using previous settings. GH5 lasted around 1h 50m and GH6 lasted 2h 17m. Now, the GH5 battery is older and has been through quite a few cycles, whereas GH6 battery is brand new. So why is everyone saying GH6 battery life is way worse? Aside from the fact that when recording it does eat battery a little bit faster, maybe it's because the GH6 battery is not fully charged until all the lights on the charger go out, and people don't realise that? BTW, in standby mode GH5 died around 5 minutes after the red flashing indicator, and GH6 was more like 10 minutes. Great news and thanks for running the test. Did you have the DR Boost mode on or off? Perhaps that is a bit more power hungry? 6 minutes ago, FoxAdriano said: Please don't laugh because I'm not an expert in photography. Out of curiosity: with GH6 when you make stills, you usually use Manual or semi-automatic profiles, for example with aperture priority, etc. etc. Instead I would like to know if in the video, do you usually use the AUTOmatic White Balance or the white preselection? In video it is highly recommended to get the White Balance (WB) correct when shooting. The best way is to manually white balance at every location with a grey card (a physical thing you carry that has been designed to be a completely neutral grey - they're widely available to buy). If you manually white balance then it will get the white balance right in every location. Choosing the right WB preset (e.g. Daylight, Clouds, etc) is quicker and much more convenient and should give a pretty good result. I'm familiar with the videos you share on YouTube and this is probably the best bet for your work. Choosing auto-WB (as I do) means you have to fine-tune the WB in post, and this can be extremely difficult, and the WB sometimes changes during the shot, giving you all kinds of colour problems to adjust in post. I wouldn't use this mode unless you absolutely have to. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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