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.
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:
We hope you aren’t tired of videos about the Panasonic GH5 yet. We’re still making up our mind about this camera as the Panasonic G85s are doing the job for us right now. And other companies will have a response to the Panasonic GH5, albeit a likely more expensive one. But kudos to Panasonic for releasing such a great product.
Do see the comments for this footage at Vimeo. These two video samples have been color graded to match each other. There’s no doubt that the Blackmagic is the better video camera, but this shows you just how good the Panasonic GH5 is: