Lumix G85, ISO 400, f/2.2, Sharpening -3, NR -5. Leica DG Summilux 12mm f/1.4. Straight out of the camera.
It’s going to take a while before I’m finished editing my piece on the X-Rite ColorChecker and Color Finale, so I thought I’d share this clip with everybody. White balanced using custom white balance. No color correction or sharpening added in post.
The following were taken with the Lumix G85 with sharpening set at -3, noise reduction at -5.
Additional thoughts: I think by now that everyone is already aware of my aversion to slow, variable aperture universal zooms, and it was disheartening to see just how many who picked up the Lumix GH5 decided to go with one of the slow zooms being peddled by Panasonic reps rather than picking up a fast… Read More
Because the original one was way too dark, I’ve gone ahead and reuploaded my previous video with comparisons between the Rode VideoMic Pro and the built-in microphone of the Lumix G85, along with some tap to focus tests and more rambling on about exposing to the right. This new video also looks at the RodeLink… Read More
In this video, we compare the Rode VideoMic Pro to the built-in microphone on the Lumix G85. I have the camera mounted on the Zhiyun Crane gimbal stabilizer. One difficulty I ran into is that with the LCD screen swung out to the side and the mic mounted on the hot shoe, it’s impossible to… Read More
The Saigon Central Post Office in all its splendor. I love the natural light in this building. I’ve got no idea how women can look so impeccable in this sweltering heat.
A reader over at EOSHD asked what it was like manually focusing with the Fuji AF lenses, so I went ahead and did a quick, highly unscientific test of the five lenses in my possession.