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    Yep, my AF100 is still go’n strong. Still getting compliments. A joy to work with. If Panasonic would put GH5 or GH5s in the AF100 form factor (including viewfinder), slotted between the EVA1 and GH5(s), in my opinion, it would sell like hot cakes. I understand the potential cannibilization of the above and below products... but still. As mentioned in previous posts in this thread, when paired with proper lighting, glass and operator, the Panny Mojo is alive and kicking within the AF100.

    Thanks Holle for posting your nice work and maybe even reviving this particular forum a bit.


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    I also would love to see the GH5S sensor in a AF100 form factor.
    Cheers
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    selling my Mint AF100A Video/Cinema camera kit, basically a new, opened box camera, only$995. I have a killer deal on this, I will add my Mint Olympus 14-35 f/2.0 SWD Zoom with the MFT adapter for Only $1800 total for camera and lens . Another $100 gets the Wooden Camera base plate with 15mm rods thrown in also. PM for details.
    See DVX User Marletplace for details:
    http://www.dvxuser.com/V6/showthread...deo-camera-Kit
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    Nice work, I still have my AF101. a very capable camera in the right hands. Resale values are terrible so it made sense to hold onto it as an emergency camera.

    On some less than secure corporates, my expensive Sony gear stays ar home ad the old Af comes out, never a complaint from the client.
    Everything involving the pig is above board.


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    I never liked my AF100 as it didn't improve on the DSLR cameras I had before it. It never gave me or my clients anything better than a 5D2 and after I switched to Sony cameras I never looked back. But it's nice to see the AF100 still being used by others.


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    Well, it’s time to say goodbye, the AF100 was a grand camera, but time to move on. Sold my last AF100A.
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    I'm now 68 years old and get the occasional video job, but not too many. It is safe to say my career is slowing down.
    I remember waiting for the AF-100 to come out and it was one of the few times I was an early adopter.
    I started out using all the high speed primes by Voigtlander and I loved using them.
    Although they were jewels of lenses, my workflow was simpler and easier when I changed to Panasonic 12-35 and 35-100 zooms. The Lumix lenses make excellent images also.
    Yesterday I photographed 3 - TV :30 spots with my AF-100 and the two zooms. The day went very well.
    I'm happy to say I still own and use my AF-100.


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    I have just retired my AF100 after 7 years of service. I fully embraced the MFT format back in 2012 and always had a Panasonic GH DSLR as a b-camera, but used the AF100 for nearly everything I shot. Early on I added a wooden handgrip with record trigger from Olof at Westside AV - and with the 25mm Nokton for interviews and the 12-35mm for everything else I felt it was unbeatable for the price. The camera never failed me - just dead solid reliable.

    Lately though I had really begun craving higher dynamic range. After I picked up the GH5 late last year I began using that for everything but interviews. I don't love having to install & de-install a variable ND moving between indoors & outdoors, but I have the GH5 kitted out with a Vary-I viewfinder/loupe and mounted on a monopod 75% of the time - and it works really very well for me (and is easier on my aging back).

    I bought a JVC LS300 when B&H had it on special last month - and I just used in in the field for the first time this past weekend. I have to say I love it. I had waited and waited hoping Panasonic would release a successor to the AF100... and when the EVA was announced I was sure that would be it... but like some others was pretty disappointed when that camera ended up having no MFT option.

    I had also been hoping JVC would release a successor to the LS300 - since many have complained about the general build quality and poor viewfinder/LCD screen performance. I'm using an external monitor and plan to use the LS300 for interviews and the GH5 for most everything else. I'm also loving features like J-LOG, 50mb/s 4:2:2 .mov recording, and the VSM that lets you zoom with prime lenses... since I shoot primarily 1080p, that feature is proving more useful than I expected and it works really smoothly. It's not a perfect camera and it's been out for quite awhile now, but for those looking to upgrade from the AF100 I'd suggest checking it out. JVC has continued adding features via firmware upgrades so it doesn't feel its age to me.

    Not sure if I'll keep the AF100 around as a backup or maybe just for posterity... or try & sell, but as someone above mentioned they're probably not bringing much on the used market.
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