Philip Bloom Tests The Panasonic AF-100 Camera.

October 20th, 2010

Philip Bloom got his hands on the new Panasonic AF 100. I must admit that this camera is looking very promising as a great film making tool. It should be compatible with most lenses via some type of adapter. Philip will be testing this camera for a few days. Here is a quick low light test at 3200 ISO. Here is a rip from his site.

“I will do as much testing as I can, unfortunately the timing is not ideal as I have a shoot tomorrow so I won’t get a chance to do anything with it. But first impressions are good. I have shot a little footage at 3200 ISO and it looks pretty damn good! Great to have features on the camera that I miss SOOOOO much on my DSLRs.

Great to have a 4 setting ND filter wheel. Great to have a really good quality waveform, XLR inputs, zebras, headphone jack (!), the list goes on and on…stuff I struggle with not having on my DSLRs.

First thing I did, despite my hideous jet lag was a quick and dirty low light test. In the devastation that used to be my kitchen I set the camera to 3200 ISO, stuck a Leica M mount Voigtlander 50mm 1.1 with Fotodiox adaptor (costs around $900 for the lens, an amazing lens), used a box of matches and a fat cuban cigar (smoking is bad, only lit it for the piece…mostly!)”

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