Canon 6D Mark II Sucks for Video

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It’s half way into 2017 and Canon not only doesn’t have 4K on its new camera, but it’s 1080P codec is somehow worse than the 6D Mark I (video autofocus is better of course in the Mark II).

We don’t hate Canon but they’ve been protecting their pro-video-segment at the expense of all their consumer gear.  It’s been a long time that Canon’s given us anything to be excited about at a consumer affordable price.

Panasonic GX80 Mode Change Hack Brings Cinelike D and V to the GX85

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: