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May 25, 2013 at 3:49 AM #63121
i own a Canon t4i and i am pretty happy with it. However, at Full Hd it only shoots at 24,25 and 30p.
Is there a camera not too expensive that can shoot in full hd at 50 or 60p so that slowmotions look nicer?
May 25, 2013 at 5:40 AM #207525
Here is what the European version of this camera can do at 1080/50p shooting MP4 (the US version will shoot at 1080/60p). Note the smooth slow motion shots interspersed throughout:
Here it is shooting AVCHD (please watch at 1080p):
If you don't want to wait until June for the G6 to ship, you can pick up the discontinued Sony A57 with 1080/60p for $549. It too has a viewfinder that continues to work when shooting video.
Here is what the European version of this camera can do at 1080/50p (again, the US version will shoot at 1080/60p – please watch at 1080p):
Hope this is helpful,
May 27, 2013 at 4:19 AM #207553
Thanks for the answer!!
Does the Panasonic DMC G6KK accept MFT lenses? Becasue i was thinking about buying the Blackmagic pocket cinema camera, that does accept them and therefore i could get both cameras and just one set of lenses that would fit both…
Also, any higher price options for slowmotion that come to your mind….?
May 27, 2013 at 8:49 AM #207558
Hi Paolo – yes, the Panasonic G6 (and all Panasonic interchangeable lens cameras) accept micro 4/3 lenses. Panasonic and Olympus are the creators of the micro 4/3 format, which Blackmagic has adopted.
I recommended the G6 and the A57 above because you said "not too expensive". For a little more money, the best 1080/60p choice in MFT mount is the $1298 Panasonic GH3. I own this camera, and it is the best value for money interchangeable lens camera on the market today. Here is a 1080/60p slow motion piece shot with the GH3:
I also have a Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera on order, because, at $995, it will be an even better value for the money – but it will not shoot 1080/60p.
Good luck with your decision!
May 27, 2013 at 1:53 PM #207567
May 28, 2013 at 5:17 AM #207573
Talking about the BMPCC…
do you think it will be possible to attach EF lenses from Canon with an adapter? I realize that the IRIS won't be adjustable without an active one… but the focus it will be.
I have a Rokinon 35mm t1.5 cinelens that is all manual. I can attach it to the BMPCC with a standard adapter, what do you think?
May 28, 2013 at 1:00 PM #207577
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