This video shows the SLR Magic 25mm F1.4, 35mm F1.2, 50mm F1.1, 75mm F1.4 in action. Unfortunately it’s not labeled for which lens is used for which segment. Nonetheless it shows the general look you can get from these excellent budget lenses. We find the 50mm to be the weakest link. The camera is the Sony A7R II.
We are still not sure how to feel about this video camera as we are unhappy with 8-bit in 2017, but otherwise it appears to be a great camera.
See this interesting forum thread at EOSHD. A mysterious user known only as BTM_Pix has figured out and shared his findings on how to modify the settings on a Panasonic GX85 to include the Cinlike features. It’s unfortunate Panasonic left these often given that the camera can clearly handle then.
There are also implications that this hack, and we really shouldn’t call it that because it’s misleading, can also alter the LX100 and maybe even the G80 (200MB codec?).
These are the interesting settings as it applies to the G80 but none may be useable:
Spoiler: GH5 is the best camera in its price range (2-3K) and you should buy it. This review is compressive and the advice sound so if you’re in the market for a GH5 it’s a must watch.
Given how the Panasonic GH5 has upped the ante we hope that the A7s III or whatever will be its successor does not disappoint. Until then, a reminder of what the A7s II is capable of: