The Panasonic S1 codec upgrade is out now – update to firmware 1.2 and redeem code

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Today the Panasonic S1 gets the new V1.2 firmware update which brings the capability to unlock the¬†catchily dubbed DMW-SFU2 upgrade capabilities. Full V-LOG (not “L”), Cinema VariCam colour science (V-Gamut) and 10bit codec upgrade to 4K 4:2:2 150Mbit are the main features.

As well as that there’s LUT support in camera, high res 24bit audio and other exciting improvements.

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It’s 2019 and Apple STILL doesn’t support YouTube 4K playback in Safari, here’s the fix

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Try and watch any new 4K video, trailer or camera test on YouTube in Safari – you will see 1080p or 1440p max!

Until Apple and Google stops ripping off their customers with silly codec wars, here is a solution I’ve found to get 4K YouTube videos working again in Safari.

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Find the best video quality for under $200 – fun EOSHD Challenge

Entrant’s forum thread for the EOSHD $200 Challenge is here

Today marks the start of a cinematography competition on EOSHD. This is a fun shooting challenge combined with a treasure hunt for underrated camera gems. The aim is simple enough… To find the most cinematic camera under $200 and to make it look as good as possible.

Can you do it?!

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FIRST LOOK: Techart TZE-01 Sony E to Nikon Z mount adpater

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I have quite a few game-changing Techart adapters but this one takes the biscuit.

Here’s my first look for the autofocus adapter on the Nikon Z6/Z7, which essentially converts the camera into a fully featured Sony E mount body.

In stock now on eBay

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