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    GH5 Not sure if you guys saw this rumor already since...

    Not sure if you guys saw this rumor already since you were talking about PDAF. L-rumors is saying the gh6 might have it. Life is getting interesting...
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    Other: that's awesome can you comment on how well the...

    that's awesome

    can you comment on how well the zoom control in the smartsling handle works? do you get variable zoom speeds with the rocker? I'd love to know how well that thing works and how...
  3. Right - my whole critique is calibrated to the...

    Right - my whole critique is calibrated to the presentation/expectations that Hollywood has given us of action hero athletic abilities. But just because nobody or very few people can do what we see...
  4. I mean, the whole thing is an illusion. But the...

    I mean, the whole thing is an illusion. But the illusion has to remain intact. Maybe part of that illusion is the memories you bring to the theater of these actors in their prime. But people...
  5. Yeah, he broke his leg filming force Awakens,...

    Yeah, he broke his leg filming force Awakens, too. I mean - if he still looked athletic and simply broke bones more easily due to his age, I would say fine, do the action thing forever. Although I'm...
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    I fully expect that most of my editing work will...

    I fully expect that most of my editing work will eventually be handled by machines. BUT the producer will still be there, giving top-level creative commands. Just to a computer and not to me. Even if...
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    I think this idea of machines completing tasks is...

    I think this idea of machines completing tasks is a bit of a red herring. Lights are machines. Humans are using lots of machinery to complete practical lighting designs.

    "AI" (which isn't really...
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    Yeah I've seen the BTS. They wouldn't be doing...

    Yeah I've seen the BTS. They wouldn't be doing all CGI if it weren't good enough to cut the mustard. Ok that's your point - that post lighting WILL get good enough. But for the sake of argument, I...
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    Other: Spending an overcrowded day at Zion unencumbered...

    Spending an overcrowded day at Zion unencumbered sounds very relaxing compared to the epic struggle to get my wee ones to the local park, which is much less magnificent and probably just as crowded....
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    Sounds like a good approach. The benefit of the...

    Sounds like a good approach. The benefit of the way you're doing it is that it's going to be super quick to find a new sound bite if the client asks you to make changes based on content.

    One of my...
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    Other: I'm tremendously jealous

    I'm tremendously jealous
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    GH5 they're using stereoscopic depth-mapping AF on...

    they're using stereoscopic depth-mapping AF on high-end focus puller systems according to brawley. i imagine that the advantage over lidar is that you can select an item in the frame rather than just...
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    GH5 I'd love an FX6 to replace my fs7 but the fs7 is...

    I'd love an FX6 to replace my fs7 but the fs7 is still in demand. And my A7 S3 it's probably better Suited to gimbal work which is what I primarily use it for than the fx6

    But I've been talking...
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    GH5 True, different shooting scenarios have different...

    True, different shooting scenarios have different needs. But even just for b-roll, you need the error frequency to be lower than the minimal shot length, be it 3 ir 5 seconds or whatever. And using...
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    GH5 I was aware of video AF capabilities and chose...

    I was aware of video AF capabilities and chose not to seek it out. And if your AF is blowing focus at regular intervals or shifting subjects to the wrong thing regularly, then it's useless. The...
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    GH5 I dont know about 70D af. I only know the A7SIII...

    I dont know about 70D af. I only know the A7SIII and if its AF were half as reliable then I wouldn't be using it at all
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    GH5 Half as reliable is worthless. I'd like it to be...

    Half as reliable is worthless. I'd like it to be more reliable than it already is
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    Other: The A7SIII has the S-I intraframe codec 10-bit...

    The A7SIII has the S-I intraframe codec 10-bit 4:2:2 which is 240Mbps in 24p and 600Mbps in 60p. I think the top bitrate of the camera is 1.2Gbps in some S&Q modes. Not sure about the A1 but I think...
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    Yes but only if the technology/techniques are...

    Yes but only if the technology/techniques are good enough.

    Marvel films are really beautiful. (Although not beautiful enough to make ME watch simplistic children's films that I feel so little...
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    maybe but I'm guessing there will always be a...

    maybe but I'm guessing there will always be a qualitative advantage to at least approximating your look on set, and so high-end production will only use these post tools for tweaking and embellishing...
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    Nice job fielding questions and guff on the...

    Nice job fielding questions and guff on the newsshooter page, Mitch! Very informative and patient. It looks like a really well-designed and useful product. I, too, would like to see head-to-head...
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    I've been harping on this point for a while. Like...

    I've been harping on this point for a while. Like - I shoot these 9:16 IGTV gallery walkthroughs (luckily that is the only aspect ratio for those,but I do plenty of stuff that needs to be widescreen,...
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    Other: The Sony 200-600 is currently on sale Speaking...

    The Sony 200-600 is currently on sale

    Speaking of fast primes, I just got the 50 GM 1.2 and it's gorgeous. (But yes, breathing)
  24. When I was a kid, Roger Moore was probably my...

    When I was a kid, Roger Moore was probably my favorite Bond. Of course, the whole sex thing was way over my head, so his relatively wholesome charm was just more my speed
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    Other: Surely they'd both be sharper without an OLPF...

    Surely they'd both be sharper without an OLPF (but more susceptible to moire)
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