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Forum: Camcorders   09-20-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By brunerww
Hi shingor6 - I'm a little late weighing in on...

Hi shingor6 - I'm a little late weighing in on this, but instead of spending $548 on a small sensor, fixed lens V750 (http://amzn.to/1qk0bQ2), you can spend $70 more and get a used large sensor,...
Forum: Camcorders   09-16-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 787
Posted By brunerww
I didn't finish film school, though. I switched...

I didn't finish film school, though. I switched majors from film studies to hard science so I could get an Air Force ROTC scholarship and go to pilot training :)

Glad I did - Hollywood was a crap...
Forum: Camcorders   09-16-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 787
Posted By brunerww
If I didn't already have the GH4, I would be...

If I didn't already have the GH4, I would be thinking seriously about this camera. The only challenge is the lack of a Speed Booster or even a powered EF lens adapter for the NX mount. And...
Forum: Camcorders   09-16-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 787
Posted By brunerww
I agree, Bill. In about 5 years, 1080p HD will...

I agree, Bill. In about 5 years, 1080p HD will be where 720p is now. And I certainly would not have recommended a 720p camera in 2009.

Best,

Bill
Forum: Camcorders   09-16-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 787
Posted By brunerww
I agree. It's deja vu all over again :) There...

I agree. It's deja vu all over again :) There are quotes just like this all over the forums from back when we transitioned from SD to HD. Video shooters who buy new 1080p cameras right now should...
Forum: Camcorders   09-15-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 747
Views: 30,337
Posted By brunerww
Nikon has a market cap of about $6B ...

Nikon has a market cap of about $6B

Panasonic has a market cap of about $28B

Canon has a market cap of about $44B

Samsung has a market cap of about $187B.

If they decide to go all out and...
Forum: Camcorders   09-15-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 747
Views: 30,337
Posted By brunerww
Turns out it was a nothingburger:...

Turns out it was a nothingburger: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/panasonic-announces-the-firmware-update-program-for-lumix-dmc-gh4-275103981.html

The big news was in the Samsung booth :)...
Forum: Camcorders   09-14-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 747
Views: 30,337
Posted By brunerww
From 43 rumors - GH4 firmware upgrade tomorrow -...

From 43 rumors - GH4 firmware upgrade tomorrow - please take with a grain of salt - but if true, would be terrific news for GH4 owners:

“Panasonic new firmware will improve 96fps slow motion...
Forum: Camcorders   09-12-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By brunerww
I agree - this camera is a winner. Here's a...

I agree - this camera is a winner. Here's a quick blog post on Sony's marketing philosophy and how this camera affects the Canon Cinema EOS line: Canon C300 Killer? $8000 4K/60p Sony PXW-FS7...
Forum: Camcorders   09-11-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 378
Posted By brunerww
...and where are the Sony NEX-VG20/30 and EA50? ...

...and where are the Sony NEX-VG20/30 and EA50? Here's a pic of the VG20 on my old Dolica - moire prone, but still a nice little interchangeable lens camcorder:
...
Forum: Camcorders   09-11-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 747
Views: 30,337
Posted By brunerww
Yes. And so does image stabilization. Just a...

Yes. And so does image stabilization. Just a little over 1500€ at Amazon Deutschland (http://amzn.to/1tN1oqm). :)

Cheers,

Bill
Hybrid Camera Revolution...
Forum: Camcorders   09-11-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 532
Posted By brunerww
Hi Mick - the FZ1000 has a 16x zoom that should...

Hi Mick - the FZ1000 has a 16x zoom that should handle a 30m distance to the stage just fine. And all Panasonic cameras have an easy to use auto mode called "iA".

I don't have the FZ1000 yet -...
Forum: Camcorders   09-10-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 532
Posted By brunerww
Hi mick - the Panasonic V750...

Hi mick - the Panasonic V750...
Forum: Camcorders   09-07-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By brunerww
Hi BJBBJB1 - the only reasons to get 1080/60p...

Hi BJBBJB1 - the only reasons to get 1080/60p would be for:

a. smooth fast-moving action (e.g., kids, sports) or slow motion - or

b. matching another 1080/60p camera.

If you get the $910...
Forum: Camcorders   09-07-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By brunerww
Hi inquisitive - welcome back to world of video! ...

Hi inquisitive - welcome back to world of video! As you've noticed, things have changed a little. I feel your pain - I came back to shooting video after a 30 year hiatus, and it was a challenge to...
Forum: Camcorders   08-28-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 591
Posted By brunerww
Congratulations on the new camera! Great advice...

Congratulations on the new camera! Great advice from Bill Sprague - I agree with it 100%

Best of luck,

Bill B.
Hybrid Camera Revolution (http://hybridcamerarevolution.blogspot.com)
Forum: Camcorders   08-26-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 591
Posted By brunerww
Another vote for the Panasonic HC-V750 -...

Another vote for the Panasonic HC-V750 - epsecially since it is marked down from $598 to $572.14 at Beach Audio via Amazon...
Forum: Camcorders   08-24-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By brunerww
Hi cameragirl - if you can stretch your budget a...

Hi cameragirl - if you can stretch your budget a little, you may want to consider the £508 Panasonic HC-V750...
Forum: Camcorders   08-19-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By brunerww
I agree. A tripod mounted 1080p Logitech C920 is...

I agree. A tripod mounted 1080p Logitech C920 is only $68...
Forum: Camcorders   08-09-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,134
Posted By brunerww
Super 35 sensor, 13+ stops of DR, no rolling...

Super 35 sensor, 13+ stops of DR, no rolling shutter and UHD RAW below $3000? Great choice. Congratulations!

Bill
Forum: Camcorders   08-07-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,134
Posted By brunerww
Don't keep us in suspense - what did you get? :)

Don't keep us in suspense - what did you get? :)
Forum: Camcorders   07-24-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By brunerww
Yes. I wish manufacturers would stop doing this...

Yes. I wish manufacturers would stop doing this (e.g., renumbering cameras for different regions). Panasonic is infamous for doing this with their camcorders (still cameras, not so much).

It's...
Forum: Camcorders   07-24-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By brunerww
Nice pic, Joe. And thanks for starting this...

Nice pic, Joe. And thanks for starting this thread, Mark. This is part of the reason I buy camera bodies with interchangeable lenses - I used to hate screwing wide angle and telephoto "adapters"...
Forum: Camcorders   07-23-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By brunerww
Hi maudlin and welcome to the forum! The...

Hi maudlin and welcome to the forum!

The best camcorder in your price range in the 493€ Panasonic V757...
Forum: Camcorders   07-07-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By brunerww
I meant the G6, not the T3i - I don't recommend...

I meant the G6, not the T3i - I don't recommend any Canon DSLR for video :)
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