In case you missed it, Zacuto released a part 3 of their Great Camera Shootout 2012. If you haven’t seen the first two parts it’s really worth checking them out.
Part 1: LINK
Part 2: LINK
If you’re serious about being a cinematographer you shouldn’t miss this series. It’s free to watch on Zacuto’s page. They just released the third and final part, continuing an in-depth comparison between today’s most important tools for digital cinematography ranging from the Sony F65 down to the iPhone 4S.
Just like last year a professional team of cinematographers compared the cameras in a controlled studio environment, later presented the results to filmmakers in the form of a digital cinema projection and eventually made a documentary about the whole thing which gives you a great scope of opinions and thoughts on the matter.
This year they added some life to the test by allowing the shooting teams to alter the light setup to perfectly fit each camera’s needs which I think is a very cool approach to show what each camera is really capable of. Because as we know each camera’s strength also depends on what people make out of it.
Cameras used: Arri Alexa, Canon C300, Canon 7D, Panasonic GH2, Sony F3, Sony F65, iPhone 4S, RED Epic