Tagged with camera - Personal View Talks http://personal-view.com/talks/discussions/tagged/camera/feed.rss Mon, 01 Sep 14 07:39:01 -0600 Tagged with camera - Personal View Talks en-CA Olympus E-M10 http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/9459/olympus-e-m10 Sun, 26 Jan 2014 09:15:57 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 9459@/talks/discussions image

Specs:

  • 16.05mp CMOS sensor
  • 3.0" LCD. 1.04 million dots. Tiltable. Capacitive touch.
  • ISO Sensitivity - ISO200-25600
  • Shutter - from 60 seconds to 1/4000 sec
  • Up to 8 frames per second
  • 1.44 Million dots EVF
  • 1080p30, 24mbit/sec MOV, H.264 video
  • BLS-5 battery
  • 82.3mm x 45.9mm x 119mm
  • 350g (body only)
  • Color is either black or silver
  • $699 initial retail price

Available at:

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Canon EOS 700D, T5i topic http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/6455/canon-eos-700d-t5i-topic Thu, 21 Mar 2013 01:29:36 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 6455@/talks/discussions image

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Specifications:

  • 18.00 Megapixels CMOS sensor
  • Phase-detection AF for Live View and Video
  • Continuous autofocus in movie mode with subject tracking
  • 3" LCD touch capacitive screen
  • new 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM kit lens
  • 1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 25 fps) video, nothing new
  • 132 x 99 x 79 mm
  • 580g
  • $750 for body

Previews:


Available at:

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Kodak PixPro S1 m43 camera http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/5820/kodak-pixpro-s1-m43-camera Fri, 18 Jan 2013 09:40:14 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 5820@/talks/discussions image

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Seems to use Sony sensor (ala GH3) and will have Wi-Fi.

Check http://huati.weibo.com/k/%E6%9F%AF%E8%BE%BE%E6%95%B0%E7%A0%81+%E8%89%B2%E5%BD%A9%E5%8D%87%E7%BA%A7?from=510&order=time

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FS: BMPCC Camera Body (3 Batteries and Cable too) http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/11090/fs-bmpcc-camera-body-3-batteries-and-cable-too Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:18:11 -0600 kingmixer 11090@/talks/discussions This is a BlackMagic Pocket Cinema Camera body. I've used it for several months and I love it, but I must sell for financial reasons. There's nothing at all wrong with it, it works great. It has the latest firmware and comes with three BlackMagic brand batteries and the AC cable.

$650 shipped in the U.S.

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Deals: m43 bodies and stuff, Panasonic, Olympus E-PM2 kit for $199 http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/3114/deals-m43-bodies-and-stuff-panasonic-olympus-e-pm2-kit-for-199 Sat, 05 May 2012 10:46:47 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 3114@/talks/discussions Click on the star on top right to follow this topic and not miss the deals


This is permanent topic that will contain current m43 bodies deals.

All actual deals are located at the end of the topic.

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Panasonic GM5 aka GM2 with EVF rumors http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/11032/panasonic-gm5-aka-gm2-with-evf-rumors Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:23:49 -0600 Manu4Vendetta 11032@/talks/discussions I like, and possibly with 4K. A dream.

The next new Panasonic Micro Four Thirds camera will be a new GM2 with built-in EVF. It will be the world’s most compact system camera with built-in evf. And I am yet not 100% sure about that but one anonymous source said it has 4K video recording too!

http://www.43rumors.com/ft5-panasonic-will-launch-a-new-gm2-with-built-in-evf/

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BMD Pocket Cinema Camera Stereoscopic Collaboration http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10902/bmd-pocket-cinema-camera-stereoscopic-collaboration Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:34:39 -0600 _gl 10902@/talks/discussions After the success of our old Panny GH Collaboration (http://www.dvxuser.com/V6/showthread.php?221553-GH1-Stereoscopic-Rig-Collaboration), let's see if we can sync two BMD Pocket Cinema Camera (BMPCC) for stereoscopic 3D. I've got two on backorder (ETA 2 weeks), so I'll be able to run sync tests. If you're interested in shooting quality 3D on the Pocket or have one to try stuff on, join in!

The Pocket is only $500 USD / £390 UKP this summer (very limited availability, buy now!) .

Frame Sync is the big problem:

Syncing two cams for 3D cannot be done in post - they need to be synced at the pixel level, ie. each camera should begin each frame at exactly the same time. In other words, this is a fractional-frame problem; but you can only correct whole frames in post (not counting pixel interpolators like Twixtor which can cause unacceptable artifacts in 3D).

Pro cameras are synced with 'Genlock' - basically a connection between the two cameras that tightly synchronises frame capture. Without this, the cameras have a random gap between frame starts, anywhere up to 1/2 frame. So if you shoot 24p, the cameras will be randomly out up to 1/48th of a second, and you have no way to predict what that error will be at any given time. In 3D this is catastrophic, at least if there is any significant motion in the frame. The delay pushes moving objects forwards or backwards in 3D, and can also cause a weird shimmering effect. And forget high motion which looks awful.

Solutions:

1) hardware mod: do true genlocking by linking the cameras' capture timers or master clocks somehow at the circuit board level). This is perfect, but tricky/risky and requires skill and experience.

2) Simul-power workaround (this is what we use on the Panny GHs, and works on many others): you power-up both cameras at exactly the same time (usually with external power and a dual-switch or a custom circuit). Many cameras synchronize their frame capture from a global running clock, which is initialised at boot and never changes. So it doesn't actually matter when you trigger record - the first frame capture is always locked to that clock (ie. it waits for the next frame 'slot' before starting recording). By simul-powering the bodies, those clocks start in sync on both bodies and frames are synced.

we don't know if this works on the Pocket yet.

Downside: as no two digital clocks run at exactly the same speed, the bodies slowly drift out of sync. How fast depends on how closely matched the bodies are - people usually try to get consecutive serial nos., hoping that the eletronics components are likely from the same batch and so a close match. My badly matched (2 month apart) GH2's are good for about 4-5 mins before the drift becomes bad. Apparently some drift far less. So you have to keep power-cycling.

Problem: The Pocket only powers up when a button is pressed ('soft' power). It needs to power instantly as soon as external juice is on (one idea, permanently tape the power button down - does it work?).

3) LANC. The Pocket apparently responds to the LANC 'record' command (but not power cmds). If we're really lucky and this resets the frame capture timers (unlikely), it might be enough.

4) Firmware:

If the capture timers are NOT reset by capture start, BMD could add this to a firmware update. Then LANC-initiated record would always start in sync (subject to gradual drift) - much nicer than having to power-cycle all the time. This might be super-easy for BMD to do.

Of course some kind of true hardware sync option (maybe via the USB or LANC ports) would be best! BMD could probably do it if they wanted to - contact them if you want this: http://www.blackmagicdesign.com/uk/support (without demand it's unlikely to happen):

Exposure / Zoom sync:

Frame sync is the most important, but it would also be much nicer if exposure (iris, ISO, shutter-speed), focus etc settings could also be synchronised, ideally in real-time (one body acts as master, one as slave). Firmware or LANC command additions could do this.

With the pocket's small size, ultra-light and compact SBS (side-by-side) 3D rigs are possible. With 'body stacking', you can even get the lenses as close as around 70mm! With Speedboosters and fast lenses you can do lowlight and shoot wide (my target), and you have 10bit ProRes and 12bit RAW. Let's make it happen!

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GH4 Interface Unit crash http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/11007/gh4-interface-unit-crash Fri, 08 Aug 2014 04:39:58 -0600 Scooburt 11007@/talks/discussions I think my interface unit may have crashed after two days of use. Was shooting with the interface connected and monitoring via sdi out. Didn't have any issues and was reading audio levels fine. Then the interface just stopped working. No lights appear and no output. The camera still recognised that the units attached but each time I go to playback or connect to wi-fi it displays "TV output in progress". I was also never able to get HDMI out to work from the unit. Any help please?

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Affordable Digital 3-Axis Camera stabilization for the GH3 http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10984/affordable-digital-3-axis-camera-stabilization-for-the-gh3 Tue, 05 Aug 2014 01:09:08 -0600 Alexauwa 10984@/talks/discussions I am interested in systems like the Freefly MōVI M5 // Link here: http://store.freeflysystems.com/collections/movi/products/freefly-movi-m

We do not have such a budget. Are there any good alternatives around 1.000 - 3.000 Euro? We are shooting on Panasonic GH3s.

Thanks in advance. Alex

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Fujifilm X-T1 http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/9394/fujifilm-x-t1 Mon, 20 Jan 2014 03:09:00 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 9394@/talks/discussions image

Specs:

  • 16Mp APS-C X-Trans II sensor
  • EXR Image Processor II
  • tempered glass 1.04 million dot high-precision 3” tilting LCD monitor
  • Magnesium body
  • Dust and water-resistant
  • 2.36Mp OLED improved EVF
  • UHS-II SD-card support
  • Interval timer with settable intervals of 1 second to 24 hours and up to 999 frames
  • 8fps shooting
  • $1,300 body only, $1,700 with an 18-55mm f/2.8-4 kit lens

Links:

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Documentary masterclasses (sound, camera) http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/8938/documentary-masterclasses-sound-camera Sun, 01 Dec 2013 11:58:22 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 8938@/talks/discussions

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Phantom Flex 4K @ 1000fps in 4K http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/6629/phantom-flex-4k-1000fps-in-4k Sun, 07 Apr 2013 22:29:17 -0600 Manu4Vendetta 6629@/talks/discussions First video with this dream machine

I took the info from nofilmschool.com:

  • 1000fps in 4k (4096×2160) for ~5 seconds (64gb internal memory) / 3.2 minutes @ 24fps
  • Uncompressed RAW on CineMag IV cards, with optional compressed ‘industry standard codec’ (TBA)
  • Super 35 CMOS Sensor size, 4096×2304 (16:9)
  • 12+ stops of Dynamic Range
  • Optional 1920×1080 shooting mode in 23.976 with a Super 16mm sensor crop (up to 2,000 frames per second)
  • Lens mounts come in PL, PV, Nikon F/G & Canon EF
  • Weighs in at 13 lbs
  • $140,000 with a 2 Terabyte CineMag
  • Expected to be delivered by October, from AbelCine
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Cinemartin FLEC Universal Baseplate http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10763/cinemartin-flec-universal-baseplate Thu, 10 Jul 2014 06:08:46 -0600 GOODYES 10763@/talks/discussions See http://www.cinemartin.com/universal-baseplate/

http://www.cinemartin.com/press/201407-FLEC/pics/pr-email-screenshot.png

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Black Magic: Official $1,995 raw cinema camera topic, series 2 http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/4372/black-magic-official-1995-raw-cinema-camera-topic-series-2 Sat, 25 Aug 2012 17:33:36 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 4372@/talks/discussions Remember that we have special pages about BlackMagic Cinema Camera in out Wiki now

http://www.personal-view.com/faqs


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Feature highlights include:

  • 13 stops of dynamic range
  • Large 2.5k sensor
  • Integrated solid state drive recorder (SSD)
  • Ability to capture CinemaDNG, RAW, ProRes and DNxHD files
  • Touchscreen for metadata entry
  • Compatibility with EF and F mou
  • SDI and Thunderbolt connectors
  • Includes a FULL copy of DaVinci Resolve and UltraScope software

First videos:

http://vimeopro.com/johnbrawleytests/blackmagic-cinema-camera

Full specs

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Videos:

Links:

http://www.blackmagicdesign.com/products/blackmagiccinemacamera/

http://johnbrawley.wordpress.com/2012/04/17/blackmagic-cinema-camera-lets-take-it-from-the-top/


Reviews:

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DOUCE CHINE, a Music Video shot with GH2/GH3/D800/Leica/AF100 http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10533/douce-chine-a-music-video-shot-with-gh2gh3d800leicaaf100- Tue, 03 Jun 2014 22:32:10 -0600 eurocameraman 10533@/talks/discussions DOUCE CHINE: THe music Video

DOUCE CHINE: Technical detail for every shot (Camera/lens/Aperture)

Birth of the “Douce Chine” Project: Twice a year I am teaching a 10 weeks (25 hours) filmmaking course in Shanghai. www.shanghai-classes.com/filmmaking For the 2014 spring term, I decided to help one of my friends, by shooting a music video for his new Album: Douce Chine (China Delight). This was an interesting project for my students as well, as we had time to work on lighting set up and camera positioning. Song is about a guy who is used to travel from France to China, mixing up jet lag feeling with night life, good wine and wave of exciting emotion spicing up his life in China. This 4 minutes video was integrally shot in 10 hours (2 afternoons) in our classroom which is only 25m2. That means we could only walk 5 steps max in the different directions of the room.

Why multi cameras shoot? Out of my teaching work in photography and filmmaking, I am both a pro photographer and DP/cameraman. I am having lots of gears and this shooting was a good place to put all of my cameras at work for the good of the students; Nikon D800, Lumix GH2, Lumix GH3 and Panasonic AF100. I hired one of my Photography students (Richard) to be my main assistant and he brought along his Leica M240 he had never tried in video mode so we decided to give it a try on that project. Music video is the place for multi camera shooting as you cannot ask the singer to repeat the exact same performance many times in one afternoon. Despite the lack of space in our classroom, we managed to position the camera to cover as many angle as possible in our 3 different sets of background: Simple black back drop, (fake) Bed and Chinese curtain, Window with (fake) street light reflection. There is no use to get many cameras in action if their position and angle of view are not both different and matching.

Image bank from extra cameras On the image shot for the music video, I add a layer of images I shot in the previous years in France and China. They were shot with GH1 (night shots and on board shots) Panasonic HVX200 (club and slomo of people walking) and HVX200 with Letus Ultimate (Water shot, airplane, traditional places…). I followed up with the HD evolution but all my HVX shots (720p 50fps) still looks real good even blew over scaled to 1080p. Great cams always existed and any day, I can still grab my HVX200 if it matches my need on a new project.

Which lenses? I am having some great lenses and I used some of my favorite on that shooting; Voigtlander 25mm f0.95, Nikon AIS 50mm f1.2, Nikon 85mm f1.4 AFD, Computar 75mm f1.4 (a rare but cheap CCTV lens great for portrait) Prior to the shoot, I bought a 35mm f1.8G (DX version) which is doing very well on the D800 even in FX mode as I knew I would add some vignette in post. I am always taking advantage of this type of experimental project to test new things without pressure. The GH2 was hanged to the ceiling on top of the fan with the Voigtlander 25mm which was wide enough to get the establishment shot at once. The D800 shared the 35mm and 50mm at f2. The GH3 always used a Speed Booster (great tool that I highly recommend) with the Nikon 85mm 1.4 which is an amazing lens (older AFD version half price than the new G version). The AF103 mainly used the Computar (200 USD lens). For the Leica, Richard brought along his 50mm f0.95, 35mm f1.4 and 90mm f2. Those 3 lens costs more than my complete equipment, but they are already sharp fully open and get their own character which makes their full frame image looks more like Medium format camera.

Light and camera settings. This is not a proper camera test as the aim was to complete the music video shooting. Therefore, we didn’t try different set up on camera or aperture on lenses to compare. Instead, we kept everything pretty much the same. I am used to set up a lighting to be able to shoot at f2 on all camera at ISO200 (base iso for GH2, GH3 and AF100). This Aperture offers great sharpness on all my lenses and it also allows me to use lenses of any angle of view from 12mm to 180mm at f2(with speed booster) on M43 (which means 24mm to 320mm on FX). I am also working at f2 most of the time as I know the combination of lights able to deliver this result which is time and budget saving. There is just some slight correction according camera position versus light position. Playing a bit on the ISO or the aperture can handle that. On the other hand, Richard wanted to go shallow depth of field (f1.4) on the Leica and sets the ISO at 100. Sometime, he went too much on that direction (while being close to the subject) and you can notice that some of Leica’s shots are a bit out of focus as depth of field is too limited. I guess that Richard went as far as f0.95 few times on the 50mm due to noticeable overexposure on some shots. Bokeh Otaku!

Main differences between cameras - GH2 and GH3 are classic, great tools, the most efficient, my favorite and they get even better with Voigtlander lenses or Speed Booster + Nikon. They are easy to set for a flat image for post processing purpose. Still, I think the GH1 was the best in term of cinematic colors out of the box. Image is sharp and it is up to your treatment to smooth them up. Those cameras are easy to handle due to their size, articulated screen, electronic viewfinder with all needed information minus peaking. - AF100 (AF103): Often described as a weak product by people who don’t own one and just judge on technical data, this camera is a workhorse, the one I pick up first for my paid job due to its form factor and ergonomics. Great for sound recording and flexible with its ND filters (the feature I am missing the most on GH series). Image quality is good and it had never been an issue for me or my client. Interesting point, it is the most accurate camera of the bunch in matters of color rendition. Green is much more right on the AF100 than on the Gh2 or Gh3 for instance. I love this cam and it is far better than its reputation. - D800: I used it once for a very short movie just for a test. (

) and I like its character. There is something tough in its image (might be the sharpness and details) and paired with old lenses it seems a great tool I want to try again. I used Pentax 645 and 67 lenses with adaptor for the previous short film and it gives a real organic feel to its images. It is not the most convenient and comfortable to use (Mirrorless is more convenient for video). Its fixed screen doesn’t help for composition and the camera is heating up on long shot. I prefer to preserve it for my photo shoot. - Leica M240: I never considered this camera as a potential choice for video shooting, but it has nice feature such as peaking on the viewfinder. I was surprised by the size of the file. Bit rate is the highest one with the GH3. Might be a lack of compression as the image gets many out of focus area and it should not need that much data. Usually data rate depends on the details of the scene you shoot. Here there is lots of darkness, lots of out of focus area so the bit rate can get lower. Here are the average value: D800 (25fps) = 25MB/s - AF100 (50 fps) = 25-28MB/s – GH2 (25 fps) = 35-45 MB/s - GH3 (50fps FHD) = 50 MB/s - Leica (25 fps) = 65 MB/s. The Leica delivers a sharp and contrasty image with beautiful colors. We tried different set up to get a flatter image, without success. This high color/high contrast image brings us into trouble as the M240 had difficulties to render the intense red and intense blue, while over cams were fine with it. I think the Leica needs a light set up which delivers the intended final result (WYSIWYG) as there is less room to post process compare to the other cameras. Few words on lenses: I think this is the strongest point of that system as Leica fast lenses deliver an incredible sharpness at full aperture, which is quit unique on a full frame camera. None of my Nikon lens or Voigtlander lens can be that sharp fully open. For sure, I will try another type of shooting, a fiction with the Leica to enjoy its unique look and possibilities.

Final words: Camera model, Full frame or M43 does it matters? This was not a camera test, but a real world shooting with very different gears. As far as I am concerned the possibility to get a flat image out of the camera, working on a nice lighting set up, taking care of camera positioning and making a wise choice of quality Lenses are more important than camera type, model or brand. Cinematic look is not about crazy shallow depth of field. Watching great classic films help to reset some mind on that matter. Pilling up image with crazy smooth out of focus area is sometime so obvious that it takes over the story itself most of the time… The real advantage of FX is to be able to offer more separation between element with wider lens (even with an f2.8 zoom) and at longer distance from subject. If one day I am trying to shoot a fiction with the leica, I am going to write a story with that idea in mind and I might shoot in flat light, colorless environment to compensate the high saturation of the footage.

Franc Péret French Filmmaker/Cameraman/Photographer/Teacher based in Shanghai cn.linkedin.com/in/francperet View my video on (need a VPN from China): http://vimeo.com/channels/659428/videos Filmmaking and Photography classes www.shanghai-classes.com

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BM Pocket cinema camera for sale http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10525/bm-pocket-cinema-camera-for-sale Tue, 03 Jun 2014 07:11:41 -0600 NaughtyFilms 10525@/talks/discussions Hi folks I'm selling my pocket i'm cry but i need to do it's pretty new, it work perfect no issue, still one year and six month of warranty i'm selling with panasonic 14mm lens and plus one more nikon battery total 1000 euros let me know if you need some add info

i'm from Italy, and i accept paypal only thanks Luca luca.lusoli@gmail.com

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Kodak's 8lb 0.01 MP Camera...1975 http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10509/kodaks-8lb-0.01-mp-camera...1975 Sun, 01 Jun 2014 11:31:58 -0600 ragnar 10509@/talks/discussions Maybe this has been shown on here before but just incase it hasn't here is a short article with two pictures showing the first digital camera. Hard to believe Kodak mismanaged their invention so poorly.

http://petapixel.com/2010/08/05/the-worlds-first-digital-camera-by-kodak-and-steve-sasson/

Harold House

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Olympus SH-1 http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10032/olympus-sh-1 Wed, 02 Apr 2014 09:43:07 -0600 kurth 10032@/talks/discussions image

Specifications:

  • 16MP 1/2.3" CMOS sensor
  • TruePic VII LSI
  • 5-axis sensor shift IS
  • 25–600 mm 24x F3.0 - F6.9 lens
  • 460,000px screen
  • 1080p60 video
  • Wi-Fi
  • 271g
  • 109mm x 63mm x 42 mm
  • $399

Previews and such:

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DSLR Cameras: Important things about Flat Profile Picture Style http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10337/dslr-cameras-important-things-about-flat-profile-picture-style- Thu, 08 May 2014 05:19:29 -0600 davidhjlindberg 10337@/talks/discussions Hey guys!

I just answered a question I got a few days ago in this video. It's about using a flat profile picture style as well as setting up some of the settings in your camera to make it as flat as possible, and why you should leave some settings although everyone says you shouldn't.

Let me know what you think of these thoughts!

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Want To Buy: Black Magic 2.5 with MFT mount. EU only. http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10210/want-to-buy-black-magic-2.5-with-mft-mount.-eu-only. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:11:27 -0600 Jean71 10210@/talks/discussions As title says, i'm interested to buy, so if you sell one, I offer Euro 750 without dongle. In Italy i can buy it new for 1750, minus 22% VAT (385) (no VAT by courtesy of a friend) at a 1365 euro WITH Resolve dongle.

So Euro 750, you keep your Resolve dongle and we have a deal.

Thank you!

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FS: GH3 (price reduced) http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10275/fs-gh3-price-reduced Tue, 29 Apr 2014 09:11:16 -0600 GravitateMediaGroup 10275@/talks/discussions GH3 body - $775 (free shipping US)

Original box with contents included (charger/battery/ect) The camera is in PERFECT condition and was used as a b cam for 1 wedding and some test footage of my dogs. lol

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Cameras sales, February 2014 data, new absolute low for mirrorless in US http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10041/cameras-sales-february-2014-data-new-absolute-low-for-mirrorless-in-us Wed, 02 Apr 2014 15:41:48 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 10041@/talks/discussions As data is for all Americas it seems like around 6-7 thousands MR cameras had been shipped to US :-)

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AJA Cion 4K cinema Camera http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10087/aja-cion-4k-cinema-camera Sun, 06 Apr 2014 20:22:27 -0600 bannedindv 10087@/talks/discussions image

  • 4K
  • global shutter
  • high frame rates
  • High dynamic Range
  • Prores 4444 proxy recording
  • $9000

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Apertus Project: Opinions, discussion, etc. http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/3241/apertus-project-opinions-discussion-etc. Thu, 17 May 2012 14:58:51 -0600 irregularME 3241@/talks/discussions image

I thought in this section there should be a discussion about the Apertus Project. ( http://www.apertus.org/ )

It sounds, at least for me, very promising and down to the ground and not too hipster like the digtial bloex, (which is, with all respect, beautyful).

However, what are your opinions on it? After all, there is a lot going in the 4k sector and raw cinema development.

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BMD Ultrastudio mini recorder(thunderbolt) + GH3 + Wirecast for streaming http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/8577/bmd-ultrastudio-mini-recorderthunderbolt-gh3-wirecast-for-streaming Mon, 28 Oct 2013 01:13:41 -0600 andrevanberlo 8577@/talks/discussions Hey everyone,

To do some live streaming I’ve looked at many solutions and this one seems (at this point) the most ideal for my multi camera setup : hook up 3 gh3’s to 3 Ultrastudio mini recorders with thunderbolt and use wirecast to do the streaming and encoding on the mac pro/hackintosh.

I’ve seen however some conflicting messages on forums where it seems that the GH3 signal will not pass through the mini recorder, so does any one have experience with this? Can anyone confirm the mini recorder works with the GH3 and wirecast?

I believe the GH3 has 4:2:0 out and the codecs supported by the mini recorder are:   AVC-Intra, AVCHD, Canon XF MPEG2, Digital SLR, DV-NTSC, DV-PAL, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DPX, HDV, XDCAM EX, XDCAM HD, XDCAM HD422, Apple ProRes 4444, Apple ProRes 422 (HQ), Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes (LT), Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy), Uncompressed 8-bit 4:2:2, Uncompressed 10-bit 4:2:2.

So perhaps the GH3 might not work due to different colorspace?

 Here a post where you see a setup using to minirecorders thunderbolt + usb camera to stream live with wirecast: htttp://forum.telestream.net/forum/messageview.aspx?catid=45&threadid=13444 The guy doesn't use a dslr but dedicated camera but you can use the mini recorders with wirecast, only question is, will it work with the GH3?!

Hope one of you can shed some light on this matter

Update:

Interesting links for this thread: Setup using mini recorders: http://forum.telestream.net/forum/messageview.aspx?catid=45&threadid=13444 How to setup GH3 for HDMI output: http://provideocoalition.com/atepper/story/how-to-make-the-lumix-gh3-camera-deliver-proper-recordable-1080p-over-

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HTC One Duo Camera http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/9966/htc-one-duo-camera- Tue, 25 Mar 2014 23:20:51 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 9966@/talks/discussions image

Samples:

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http://www.photographyblog.com/previews/htc_one_m8_photos/

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Samyang 16mm t2.2 cinelens http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/9982/-samyang-16mm-t2.2-cinelens Thu, 27 Mar 2014 09:29:24 -0600 maranfilms 9982@/talks/discussions All shots were done with the Samyang (Rokinon) 16MM cine lens used on a G6. Great lens, little distortion, sharp with good contrast. This lens comes to life as most do around F4-8, but can be pushed either way and still produce a nice image. If your a m4/3rds shooter, I would go for it in that mount to do away with an adapter due to the size. This lens is smooth with a follow focus, although for this vid, I shot it stock, focus was all done in hand.

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Nikon Df http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/8659/nikon-df Mon, 04 Nov 2013 06:56:56 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 8659@/talks/discussions image

Specifications:

  • 16MP FF CMOS sensor
  • Expeed 3 LSI, USB 1.0 only
  • ISO - 100 - 12800
  • 3.2" 921kp screen
  • 30-1/4000 shutter
  • SDHC card slot
  • absolutely no video
  • 760g
  • 144 mm x 110 mm x 67 mm

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Links and hand-ons:


Available at:

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Bit Rate, Frame Dropping, Frame Bending, Mathematics http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/9766/bit-rate-frame-dropping-frame-bending-mathematics Sun, 02 Mar 2014 09:26:09 -0700 Mckinise 9766@/talks/discussions Let's say you have an Action camera with the following specs:

1080p at 50fps Bit Rate = 28mbps 1080p at 25fps Bit Rate = 16mbps

You intercut the 50p (25p) (Close range and POV) with Multicam DSLR footage of 24p (Medium and Wide). You Drop the Footage into a 24p timeline with a 24mbps Bit Rate and have the option of either dropping frames or bending frames.

1- How much information is lost conforming 50p to 24p?

2- Will the information lost from the 50p footage lead to the 25p (16mbps) footage having a higher Bit Rate in the 24p timeline?

3- Is it better to drop the 50p into a 25p time line, render at 25p, and then drop the new file into the 24p timeline?

4- Is it better to just forgo the 50p and use the 25p (16 Mbps)?

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Freely refocusable camera, Lytro http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/1227/freely-refocusable-camera-lytro- Wed, 19 Oct 2011 21:33:37 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 1227@/talks/discussions

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Their picture gallery:

http://www.lytro.com/living-pictures#living-pictures/282?&_suid=486

$399 price - https://www.lytro.com/camera

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