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    GH5 You would tend to think Panasonic could have...

    You would tend to think Panasonic could have better AF, but either can't afford to license it, or are not allowed to.

    All AF misses sometimes, but Panny not only manages to miss shots every other...
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    GH5 The elephant in the room remains auto focus. ...

    The elephant in the room remains auto focus.

    Good AF is all or nothing - either it works (ie - is dependable), or it is not.

    If Panasonic can not sort out auto focus, I think it's pretty safe...
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    GH5 MFT still offers - for now at least - 2 major...

    MFT still offers - for now at least - 2 major positives.

    One, they still offer the best bang for buck for video. They tend to be tough as nails, are weather sealed, deliver high end specs like 10...
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    GH5 Interested? Yes. Hopeful for enough...

    Interested? Yes. Hopeful for enough improvements to make me buy one? Unlikely.

    There are 3 major downfalls from the GH5: poor dynamic range, poor color science, and poor auto-focus. Not sure...
  5. Thread: Panasonic S5

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    My Russian's a little rusty, but that commercial...

    My Russian's a little rusty, but that commercial looks real good.

    I just saw an used em1 MII for $650 at Robert's, making it perhaps the best bang for buck camera... ever.
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    Thanks! Yeah, with any luck I'll be picking up...

    Thanks! Yeah, with any luck I'll be picking up the Mark III very soon as my A-cam. It addresses the lack of slo-motion, lack of joy-stick (which are far more useful than I thought they'd be), and...
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    Hey, thanks for checking out the video. Oh...

    Hey, thanks for checking out the video.

    Oh yeah, been testing the crap out of it. The AF works incredibly well, and in very dim light to boot. You can control the "sensitivity" but not the speed...
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    Here's one of the quick tests I did with the with...

    Here's one of the quick tests I did with the with the em1 mII over the weekend, primarily to check the colors. I was blown away by them (which are straight out of camera, no tweaks, nothing), the...
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    I wonder who this camera is aimed at. The...

    I wonder who this camera is aimed at.

    The people who wanted a Z-cam already bought one. Those wanting full frame or high frame rates can go w/a A7sIII. I'm guessing TV stations won't be falling...
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    A curious statement. Discussing rumors -...

    A curious statement. Discussing rumors - especially ones which are very likely to be accurate - is one of the primary reasons anyone would continue to visit a site like this.

    Indeed, commenting...
  11. Thread: Panasonic S5

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    Yeah, that's why I'm waiting for it get into...

    Yeah, that's why I'm waiting for it get into stock at B&H - presumably I'd still be in line for the bonus lens....

    ...If I order it.

    That's how miraculous getting usable auto-focus has been...
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    So a bit of a side-step into talking about...

    So a bit of a side-step into talking about auto-focus and the S5.

    I've been on the pre-order list for the S5 over 3 weeks now (just got a notification from B&H that the S5 is still back ordered). ...
  13. Thread: Panasonic S5

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    Thank you sir!

    Thank you sir!
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    So has anyone in North America actually received...

    So has anyone in North America actually received one of this mythical cameras yet?

    There's virtually no actual purchaser footage on-line, and none from this continent. Is this typically how...
  15. Thread: Panasonic S5

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    Called B&H... still waiting for a call back. But...

    Called B&H... still waiting for a call back. But it's out of stock with no time frame on re-stock.

    Best Buy... out of stock. National number had no idea when they'll get more.

    Local (Ann...
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    I ordered on the 16th... When I talked to them, I...

    I ordered on the 16th... When I talked to them, I was told that my order could/would be fulfilled in the first go-round.
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    Looks like no joy - still says back-ordered; no...

    Looks like no joy - still says back-ordered; no response from B&H. Not sure if this is a Panasonic issue, or a B&H one, but I'm not happy.....
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    B&H still showing it as "back-ordered" as of 11am...

    B&H still showing it as "back-ordered" as of 11am EST....
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    Panasonic hates money? BTW, Robert's Cameras...

    Panasonic hates money?

    BTW, Robert's Cameras just sent me an email saying that Panasonic told them it would be ready to ship on the 30th.
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    I'll take that as good news.

    I'll take that as good news.
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    Yeah, that scares me - my first clue the camera...

    Yeah, that scares me - my first clue the camera would be delayed was because I noticed Amazon changed their date (I believe they've already changed it twice, each later than the first).
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    The sensor is the same one in the A7III, so I...

    The sensor is the same one in the A7III, so I doubt Sony put any restrictions on when a camera sold with it might be released (it's a 2 year old plus piece of tech). The S1/S1H has been using the...
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    I think it might have more to do with their offer...

    I think it might have more to do with their offer of the free Sigma prime if you order the S5 before the end of the month. I mean, that's as close to a rational reason as I can come up with.
    ...
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    Well that, and hoping it rains donuts.

    Well that, and hoping it rains donuts.
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    You guys aren't exactly filling me with hope. ...

    You guys aren't exactly filling me with hope.

    Good Lord - now I have sit through the latest round of R6 reviews....
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