Jared Polin tested out the new firmware update and finds increases of anywhere from 50-100% indoors. Times given are after reformatting the card for 8K when it filled up and after restarting camera after shooting 4K HQ for longer than 29:59. Apparently, shooting outdoors in the heat showed no improvement, but there are significant gains… Read More
These fellas are real working professionals who shoot every conceivable type of video – real estate, product photography, fitness, travel, corporate, weddings, interviews – you know, the kind of stuff we do to put food on the table when we’re not shooting the next Netflix series. In the video, Parker Walbeck says “I wouldn’t recommend… Read More
From No Life Digital.
Most in the online community raving about 8K do not have the storage space, computer power, or even the dedicated hardware decoder required to edit it. Apart from YouTube, there is no 8K content. Many have complained of the difficulty playing 8K YouTube, either because of their computer or slow internet. I tried watching this 8K… Read More
This whole discussion of 4K vs 8K isn’t grounded in reality. At all. I’ve watched dozens of clips shot in 8K and 4K HQ and they look no better in terms of sharpness or color than plain Jane 4K. In fact, many are actually quite soft. To show that I’m not partisan, I also downloaded… Read More
Slashcam just published their rolling shutter test results for the R5 and they’re pretty remarkable. Here’s the skinny if you don’t have time to pore over the whole text: the rolling shutter is kind of sensational, much better than they would have expected from the very first 8K mirrorless camera, and uncommon for any full frame hybrid video… Read More
It’s nearly impossible to tell the difference between 8K and oversampled 4K HQ. Save some hard drive space and shoot 4K HQ 170Mbps rather than 8K 680Mbps. “The future of TV is in better pixels, not just more of them,” Neil Hunt, Netflix’s Chief Product Officer, said speaking with Digital Spy. On this front, and with the… Read More