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The hack of the Panasonic GH2 camera has gotten a lot of attention and some people are pulling their hair out to test and optimize the hack settings.
So far I’d say the results haven’t been mindblowing. Here’s a more interesting test of footage with anamorphic lenses.
from the Vimeo description:Here’s a side by side test for the two new GH2 Hacks :
. Using VGA mode for higher resolutions.. Recording 42 Mb (or more) footage in 24p mode
Now we can use VGA(4:3) mode for 1920 x 720 resolution so we get a 2.66:1 image and it captures a wider image than the 16:9
Also 4:3 images have a little more contrast but unfortunately VGA mode can only record 30 fps and MJPEG where as 16:9 24p AVCHD has still better image quality especially in low light.
The best part you don’t have to do resizing or “interpret footage” in post, it comes ready to use :)
Thanks to vitaliy (personal-view.com) for the great job and eoshd.com for related posts.
Simple color correction done in Premiere.
Music : Jon Hassell
More to come soon…
Seems like a good thing that for everybody who sets his money on this camera that Panasonic will introduce new high end lenses.
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Sebastian Wöber is a director and DP, studied at Filmacademy Vienna and is passionate about harnessing the potential of filmmaking tech to create powerful cinematic work with limited resources. He is currently teaching film at Andrews University in the US.