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Panasonic GH5 full features announced. Will 4K 10bit internal recording and V-Log be a paid upgrade?

Panasonic GH5 full features announced. Will 4K 10bit internal recording and V-Log be a paid upgrade?

January 4, 20173 Comments

PANASONIC GH5 HIGHLIGHTS 20.3MP Digital Live MOS Sensor without low pass filter Unlimited 4K 60/50p internal recording 4:2;2 10 BIT INTERNAL recording- 4:2:0 4K 60p internal to SD card No CROP IN 4K 400Mbps All Intra 10-bit 4:2:2 (possible payed upgrade) UHD 4K 10-bit 4:2:2 internal recording at 24, 25 and 30 fps. up to 400Mbps […]

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Testing the Benro BV4 Fluid Head

Testing the Benro BV4 Fluid Head

November 8, 20162 Comments

I need a small fluid head for mirrorless cameras with cage and accessories. I have the $145 Manfrotto MVH500AH and it’s really not good enough for more than the a7rii and a lens. No counterbalance settings or drag control just pan and tilt locking knobs. I decided to give another Benro a try since I have […]

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Sony Alpha Cameras: Go from Video to Stills Mode with Your Favorite Settings Faster

Sony Alpha Cameras: Go from Video to Stills Mode with Your Favorite Settings Faster

October 20, 20160 Comments

Have you ever noticed with hybrid cameras that switching from stills mode to video can be a multi setting nightmare? You have to remember to change a lot of settings before you start video recording or you could really have problems. The best way to always have the important settings right in both stills and […]

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New Sony a6500 Adds Touch Screen/Pad & IBIS, But Will it Overheat?

New Sony a6500 Adds Touch Screen/Pad & IBIS, But Will it Overheat?

October 6, 20163 Comments

I shouldn’t be surprised to hear a new a6500 model mirrorless camera was released but this camera isn’t a replacement to the a6300. Sony is adding another model to the Alpha a6 lineup. The a6500 has a 5-Axis SteadyShot INSIDE Stabilization system and a new enhanced front-end LSI processor that works together with the BIONZ […]

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I Want the NEW Sony a99 II Menu on my a7rii PLEASE!

I Want the NEW Sony a99 II Menu on my a7rii PLEASE!

September 21, 20160 Comments

With so many camera releases and updates in the last couple of weeks one that I wish and hope to see in a firmware update is the new menu system on the Sony a99 II camera. Sony finally addressed the worst menu system I have ever used and is making it more user friendly. What […]

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Sony Reboots the A-Mount with the New a99 II

Sony Reboots the A-Mount with the New a99 II

September 19, 20160 Comments

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS 42MP Full-Frame Exmor R BSI CMOS Sensor BIONZ X Image Processor & Front-End LSI 0.5″ 2.36M-Dot XGA OLED Tru-Finder EVF Internal UHD 4K Video & S-Log3 Gamma S&Q Motion in Full HD from 1-120 fps Hybrid Phase Detection AF System ISO 102400 and 12 fps Shooting with AF 5-Axis SteadyShot INSIDE Stabilization 3.0″ […]

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Panasonic GH5 Goes 4K Internal 10 BIT 4:2:2 PLUS 6K Photo

Panasonic GH5 Goes 4K Internal 10 BIT 4:2:2 PLUS 6K Photo

September 19, 20162 Comments

  Panasonic GH5 Highlights 4K 10 bit 4:2:2 at 30p, 25p, 24p, 23.98p Internal Recording 4K 60p/50p 8 bit 4:2:0 Internal Recording New 18MP Sensor 6K Photo (Not 6K Video) I did a Facebook Live this morning covering my thoughts and interacting with people that watched. Check it out! The new Panasonic GH5 is one loaded little […]

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Canon Introduces New EOS M5 Mirrorless APS-C Camera

Canon Introduces New EOS M5 Mirrorless APS-C Camera

September 15, 20161 Comment

Canon EOS M5 mirrorless camera is their first mirrorless camera with an onboard EVF. A big improvement over the M3 that required you to purchase a add on EVF if you wanted one.  The EOS M5 has some nice features for video. It’s not loaded but it’s a pretty good start. Notably the M5 uses a “digital” […]

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New Affordable Sony Full Frame FE 50mm f/2.8 Macro Lens

New Affordable Sony Full Frame FE 50mm f/2.8 Macro Lens

August 30, 20160 Comments

You macro lovers now have another option from Sony. The FE 50mm f/2.8 Macro. I love the Sony 90mm Macro. It’s one of my favorite lenses since at 90mm it doubles as my 85mm but at $1100 it’s expensive. The new 50mm FE f2.8 is priced at $498. Much more affordable. If you like shooting bugs […]

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New Sony a7r II Firmware 3.30 Now Available. Improved Temperature Control & RC Flash Support Plus HDMI Out for Stills

New Sony a7r II Firmware 3.30 Now Available. Improved Temperature Control & RC Flash Support Plus HDMI Out for Stills

August 18, 20160 Comments

The new Sony a7r II 3.30 firmware looks to be addressing temperature issues again by “optimizing temperature control, effect is different according to temperature” Man Sony! These descriptions leave you scratching your head. I haven’t had any overheating issues in stills mode yet. Lets just say it ain’t no a6300! That camera drove me crazy! […]

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