BillPryor

BillPryor

Joined on Nov 3, 2010

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On Preview:canong1x (1032 comments in total)
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BillPryor: Is there any way to set shutter speed (at 1/48 or 1/50 for 24p recording) in movie mode, or does the camera change it at will? If you can't lock down shutter speed, that makes it worthless as a second camera for video shoots. I see how you can, awkwardly, lock auto focus and lock exposure--better than nothing, but what about shutter speed? If there's a way to set and lock shutter speed, I'd buy this tomorrow. I shoot mostly video, some stills, with a 5DII and need a snapshot camera but want one that could be used in an emergency for video, or as a B-camera. Any info about shutter speed will be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

When shooting video you don't want the shutter speed to change. If it goes too low, you get blurring, if too high you can get some really strange effects. You have to be able to have full manual control over aperture, shutter speed, white balance, focus. Otherwise things can change when you make a move. For home movie video, it's probably irrelevant, but if you want to intercut with serious production, it can be problematic.

Posted on Feb 23, 2012 at 22:23 UTC
On Preview:samsungnx200 (187 comments in total)

I like what I see so far, but the video mode is only 30fps. Sony and Canon both give us 24fps on their compacts. I shoot everything 24fps and am still looking for a compact camera that I could intercut with the 5DII.

Posted on Feb 19, 2012 at 16:41 UTC as 5th comment
On Preview:canong1x (1032 comments in total)

Is there any way to set shutter speed (at 1/48 or 1/50 for 24p recording) in movie mode, or does the camera change it at will? If you can't lock down shutter speed, that makes it worthless as a second camera for video shoots. I see how you can, awkwardly, lock auto focus and lock exposure--better than nothing, but what about shutter speed? If there's a way to set and lock shutter speed, I'd buy this tomorrow. I shoot mostly video, some stills, with a 5DII and need a snapshot camera but want one that could be used in an emergency for video, or as a B-camera. Any info about shutter speed will be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

Posted on Feb 18, 2012 at 14:29 UTC as 29th comment | 3 replies
On Preview: Canon PowerShot G1 X large sensor zoom compact article (776 comments in total)
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tombiondo: lens keeps it from becoming a professional camera...aperture range not fast enough....

Does anybody know if it has full manual control in video mode? The G12, for instance, won't let you use the ND filter in video, only when shooting stills. If it gives full manual control, this would be a great second camera/tourist camera for when I don't want to take the 5DII with all its lenses.

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