By Jesse Gomez
Selling my GH5S filming kit for £1,800.
Here's what you get:
• GH5S Body W/Body cap
• Olympus 12‑40mm 1:2.8 PRO W/Lens Cap + Hood
• GH5 Battery x2 W/Charger
• GH5 Battery DC Coupler
• GH5 Battery Grip
• SmallRig Half Cage & Handle
Would prefer collection (based in Harrow/London) but I'm fine with shipping this to any U.K address but the price will increase a small tad if shipping is required! Only accepting direct bank transfer. No Paypal. Everything is in great condition and I'm hoping this gear get's sent to a happy home!
- PRICE: $599
- STRETCH: 2X
- FOCUS: Double-focus
- PAYMENT METHOD: Paypal (fees to be paid after initial payment)
- LOCATION: Switzerland
- SHIPPING: Not included
- INCLUDED: Redstan rear adapter with foot support and Redstan front clamp (value = $100).
- CONDITION: No scratches and no fungus. Clean glass with the exception of a couple tiny spots on the rear glass. A couple of VERY light scratches that are only noticeable under a light source. Body shows some signs of wear but it works perfectly. Coatings are not flamboyant but the lens creates these signature purple/orange flares perfectly well. I wasn't able to get 1000% tack sharp images, so the lens might need to be serviced. It gives reasonably sharp results though, and my issue might actually come from my taking lens. Bought it from a fellow member of the Anamorphic Shooters group on FB and barely used it because of a decrease in filmmaking activity.
- COMMENTS: I can send some footage via wetransfer. Open to offers.
I was recently a part of making a short movie, and the camera combination used, i thought might interest someone here. Also there might be someone thinking if the FS700 still works today, as i myself did. The film can be seen here (there are no subtitles, but the story is about a woman that gets stopped in the street by the police, because of the hoodie she is wearing. It's at satire on laws currently being implemented i Denmark)
For the dialogue parts, we were cutting between a Gh5 and a sony FS700. It worked out great I think, all though it was difficult to get the colors to match. We were also filming outside, so that did not help, with the ever changing sun clouds. For lenses, we used a Canon 24-70 2.8 (with focal reducer) on the GH5, and a Tamron 17-50 2.8 on the FS700.
Can you tell which is which?
I would not use this camera combo for anything that should be matched quickly, but if you have the time, the FS700 files in 10 bit prores slog and the GH5 10 bit vlog files, were super great to work with. The result is not perfect, but we like it. I love both cameras, and I am amazed how great the FS700 and the odyssey 7q are! We were afraid we would have to change batteries all the time, but big NP-F batteries lastede around 2 hours each (1 in the cam that lasted longer and 1 in the odyssey 7q). Mounted on a shoulder rig, the FS700 is also pretty comfortable, in comparison with for instance, an URSA Mini and weighs about the same, with the odyssey. The buttons are a pain to reach though.
For those interested, the dialogue was recorded with at Røde NTG1 shotgun mic to a Tascam 60d.
Here are some other shots from the film.
(if there is banding in the footage where you see it, it is jpeg/web compression, it is not in the final video file.)
Well technically it is the second one, but the first I am not ashamed to show to everyone This is mostly b-roll footage, it took me 1 day of shooting and 2 days of non stop editing. Shoot on GH5 with 14-140 and 25 1.4.
I did most of the shots hand held in 120p and there are a few gimbal shots (like 6 or 7).
I know that some of my transitions are pretty lame, but I forgot about in-camera transitions using motion blur and remembered about them only during editing. Now that is the next skill I want to master - more in-camera transitions of all type.
Any critics is welcome.