The Nikon Z6 RAW video update has been a shambles from start to finish. With myself a disappointed early adopter of both the Z6 and Z7, the story isn’t reflecting well on Nikon…
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Something for Blackmagic to look into here on the EOSHD Forum thread for the Pocket 4K. Anecdotal evidence say the camera is suffering from macro-blocking and banding in blue skies which you don’t expect to see with a 10bit codec let alone a RAW codec. Since the BRAW codec update, various users have been claiming it’s a backward step for the film-look of lossless Cinema DNG raw.
My EOS R is open to a bit of experimentation!
The A7 III is certainly a power-house of a 4K camera but it does have one strange issue, which only occurs in full frame 4K mode.
A great feature few have really talked about so far is that the Panasonic GH5 will allow LUTs to be loaded onto the camera.
At NAB 2016, Sony announced the free version 2.0 firmware upgrade for the FS5 and the paid RAW update. This will enable 4K 60fps RAW and 1080/240fps RAW via 3G SDI to the Odyssey 7Q+ external recorder.
The Canon C300 Mark II appears to have a firmware bug. This will need a fix from Canon if the C300 Mark II is to be completely bullet-proof on a shoot.
Highlights burn to black in certain situations (as with car headlights or the sun).
Friday 7am London time sees the release of a firmware update for the Sony FS5 which optimises the performance of internal recording, fixing the issues spotted by early adopters of the camera including myself (Andrew Reid) and Paul Antico.