Sony A7s and A7r II Versus Sony FS7

B&H Photo have a well written write comparing the three cameras for video purposes.

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We generally agree with this article’s conclusions and find it to be a fair and balanced article.  The FS7 is better in many but not all ways for video but clearly is not the winner in the size or price department.  As many of us are on limited budgets there is an extra appeal to the Sony A7r II which can produce great still images.

Do check out their article: Sony Head to Head: a7 Mirrorless Series versus the FS7 4K Video Camera

Panasonic 100-400mm Lens with the Panasonic Lumix GX8

While the micro-four-third (m43) format presents challenges for wide angle photography, it excels at telephoto reach. Panasonic’s new 100-400mm lens is equivalent to 200-800mm focal length in 35mm format terms. Wild life photographers and videographers will really appreciate the possibilities this lens opens up:

Nikon DL: 3 Premium Compact Cameras that Shoot 4K Video

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Unlike Canon’s recent range of 1″ sensor premium compact camera’s, Nikon’s DL range all shoot 4K video.

All three cameras share the same 20.8MP 1″-type BSI CMOS sensor but the lenses differ:

  • 18-50mm F1.8-2.8 ($850)
  • 24-85mm F1.8-2.8 ($650)
  • 24-500mm F2.8-5.6 ($1000)

In regards to video these cameras shoot in 4K and 1080P at 120FPS.

Cameras are expected to be released in early July of 2016.

The People Behind SWISS (Shot on the Canon C300 Mark II)

Canon may not always have the best specifications and their products can be overpriced at times but the image quality is often quite good with excellent color science and their video cameras just tend to work and get out of your way. That said we really do hope the C300 Mark II comes down in price eventually so it’s more affordable to us mere mortals.