Cinema 5D Gets Backlash Over Their Misunderstanding of the Panasonic GH5

Cinema 5D made some comments recently about the GH5 and its 10-bit capabilities.  We should encourage debate and not punish alternative views, however if one is not careful in the statements they make there may understandably be negative consequences.

Our favourite overview of the issue comes form Jarred Davidson (below) but also note that EOSHD has an article on this subject too.

Panasonic GH5 Low Light Performance after Neat Video Noise Reduction

Given the size of the sensor, we don’t see anything to complain about with this noise performance.  Definitely an improvement over the GH4.  The Sony A7s II is still the go to choice for low-light, but the GH5 appears like a better all-a-rounder to us.  And this is without the forthcoming firmware enhancements that should improve the image quality.