E-M1 Video Specs - Everyone loses

Started Sep 3, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: FYI for me...
In reply to Paul Auclair, Sep 5, 2013

Paul Auclair wrote:

hoping some experienced videographers are reading this.

i watched some EM-5 video. author states he learned to set sharpness at -2 with EM-5.

one question I have still is...AE.

i recall fiddling with EM-5 in video mode and not being able to stop the camera from changing exposure level as i panned around the scene.

i normally have the camera set to M for stills so i assume it goes to M when switching to video mode, no?

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Paul

If the exposure changes while you pan why would you not want the camera to adjust to that change? Professionals use additional lighting to prevent changes in exposure. That is why they can shoot with fixed exposure.

In real world non-staged video you want to shoot with Auto ISO with a fixed Shutter speed. You can accomplish that with cameras like the GH3 by shooting in stills mode with the Flicker Reduction set to 1/120 of a second. It will use intelligent ISO in that mode for video regardless of what you have the ISO set to.

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