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Bill Magac

Member Since:
December 23rd 2012
6 Posts
Canon c100 and canonlo gamma at 1600 iso
by Paul Hanssen 7 years ago
Hello, I read somewhere that Canon Log gamma doesn't work beyond 850 asa. I did some location testing and found out that 1600 asa is ideal for the location and my dof. But is it still wise to use it a
Re: Canon c100 and canonlo gamma at 1600 iso
by Bill Magac 7 years ago
There is a chart on page 8 of the EOS C100 brochure showing that the default 850 ISO is the "base sensitivity" for Canon log. The chart indicates you can keep a wide dynamic range up to ISO 20000. Bel
Black Magic Cinema Cam vs PMW-200 for events, pros and cons?
by Tom Smith 7 years ago
Friend and I are starting a video production company. Our main bread and butter will most likely be weddings and other type of events, maybe corporate vids. We already have a 60D. Friend wants to purc
Re: Black Magic Cinema Cam vs PMW-200 for events, pros and cons?
by Bill Magac 7 years ago
Tom, I am also considering purchasing a PMW-200 or BMCC. One thing that has not been mentioned is the camera's sensor sizes. The PMW-200 has a 1 2 inch sensor whereas the BMCC has a larger micro 4 3 s
Metabones Speed Booster adapter
by Bill Magac 7 years ago
I've been reading about the new Metabones Speed Boost adapter announced recently. Looks like a great product. I wish Metabones or some other lens adapter manufacturer would make a lens adapter that ha
Re: Metabones Speed Booster adapter
by Matthew Sonnenfeld 7 years ago
I agree that it is a very cool adapter. But an adapter that had ND filters as you desire, while it would be cool and very helpful, would probably be more expensive than just buying a Tiffen 4x4 or 4x5
AF100 highlights handling question
by Bill Magac 7 years ago
I'm interested in purchasing a AF100A. A few well known cameramen who have reviewed the AF100 commented that the camera does a poor job of handling highlights. I'm curious if this is true. Those of yo
Re: AF100 highlights handling question
by Thomas Alexander 7 years ago
I had the same concerns about it also but to be honest i disagree with Philip Bloom and i must say i am pretty happy also with the AF-100. Indeed it handles highlights very well. However i came across
Panasonic discontinues AF100 in B & H Photo's store
by reid vanvoris 7 years ago
So Panasonic releases the AF100 as an HDSLR killer with a M43 lens mount. The price is right, the features are mostly right, but most HDSLR users are Canon owners with Canon lenses and there is no dec
Re: Panasonic discontinues AF100 in B & H Photo's store
by Bill Magac 7 years ago
Erik, The AF100A brochure and owner operator's manual are now available online at: http: www.panasonic.com business provideo AG-AF100A.asp On page 13 of the AF100A brochure, the SDI output paragraph s
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