halfmac

halfmac

Lives in United States Olympic Peninsula, AK, United States
Works as a Video Production Photography
Has a website at frugalfilmmakers.com
Joined on Nov 5, 2001
About me:

Panasonic GH3
Panasonic GM1
Rokinon 7.5 3.5 Fisheye
Olympus 8mm f8 Fisheye Bodycap
Lumix Vario 7-14 f4.0
Lumix X Vario 12-35 f2.8
Lumix 14 f2.5 Pancake
Lumix Vario G 14-140 HD f4-5.6
Lumix Leica DG Summilux 25 f1.4
Voigtlander Nockton 40mm f1.4
Lumix X Vario 35-100 f2.8
Leica DG 42.5mm Nocticron f1.2
Lumix G Vario 45-200mm f4-5.6
OM Zuiko 50mm f1.8
OM Vivitar 55mm f2.8 Macro
EF Rokinon 85mm f1.4
Lumix G Vario 100-300 f4-5.6
OM Zuiko 135 f2.8
Nikon ED 180mm f2.8
Nikkor *ED 400mm f5.6
Tamron 500mm SP f8 mirror

Comments

Total: 12, showing: 1 – 12
On GH3 EVF photo in halfmac's photo gallery (1 comment in total)

This shows how jaggy my EVF is on my GH3.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 12, 2012 at 21:19 UTC as 1st comment
On Just Posted: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 preview news story (80 comments in total)
In reply to:

DaveyBee: Hmmm... I'm not convinced! It may well be the most fantastic m4/3 camera in the world, but if I'm going to have to carry a bigger and heavier camera around, I think I'll fall back on my trusty 7D. I love my GH2 because of its size and the fact I that I have travelled with it very successfully across Europe and have some fantastic photos - I will certainly need some convincing on this one, especially at the price (in the UK, we're likely to be looking at around £1000+ body only!). Ho hum...

The Gh3 is smaller than the 7D. the lenses are a lot smaller.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 17, 2012 at 16:58 UTC
On Just Posted: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 preview news story (80 comments in total)

This is going to be a great camera for video makers. The GH2 already is. Panasonic has included almost everything we have asked for. The GH3 out specs their $4000 professional AF-100 m43 video camera. Thank you Panasonic for listening.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 17, 2012 at 16:57 UTC as 14th comment | 2 replies
On Just Posted: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 preview news story (80 comments in total)
In reply to:

Andy Spawn: What is the point to make a M4/3 camera as big as a SLR camera?

The GH3 is the size of a very small Sony SLE A57 which is considered a amateur camera. The sensor on that camera is much bigger. This is a ruggedize professional SLE.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 17, 2012 at 16:53 UTC

There has been no official pricing for US from Panasonic. Amazon sets their own price. PhotographyBLOG has the price @ $999.00 and I think that will be more realistic.

Direct link | Posted on May 22, 2012 at 00:06 UTC as 8th comment | 2 replies

There has been no official pricing for US from Panasonic. Amazon sets their own price. PhotographyBLOG has the price @ $999.00 and I think that will be more realistic.

Direct link | Posted on May 22, 2012 at 00:02 UTC as 14th comment

Here is my take on this lens: http://www.dslrmagazine.com/images/stories/Pruebas/Panny-9653-12-35-prueba-up/pan_12_35_ani_opt.gif

Direct link | Posted on May 21, 2012 at 06:11 UTC as 37th comment
On Blackmagic Designs announces Blackmagic Cinema Camera news story (354 comments in total)

The sensor size is smaller than 4/3rds cameras. Why not 4/3rds lenses. A lot more optics would be available than expensive EF glass.

Built in battery working for an hour and a half with a two hour recharge? Not! Come on guys.

SDI and not HDMI for more expensive monitoring. Needs a external viewfinder.

Direct link | Posted on Apr 17, 2012 at 05:39 UTC as 38th comment | 8 replies

Some of you are missing what the these lenses are being make for. Another camera in the Panasonic 4/3d's line up is the professional AF100/101 video camera. As a user of one, it is really missing a good fast zoom. I have been using my Canon 24-105mm f4 IS with an adapter but it is even too slow and I can't use the IS as it has no power. The Lumix 14-140 is slower for inside shooting and not constant apertur,e but it has OIS. I want a f2.8 lens or faster with OIS for handheld.

These lenses will be great on my GH2 as well. If you want small, buy pancakes. If you need low light zooms use a bigger lens. The camera is still small. I have the 14 pancake for small and the Leica 25 for fast but neither has OIS. Even with these new lenses I will keep both of those lenses.

I can not wait to get my hands on them. Hopefully at NAB.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 16, 2012 at 19:45 UTC as 8th comment | 1 reply

This is great! I love 30p. Thank you Pana. Can't wait for the bit upgrade.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 13, 2011 at 05:35 UTC as 6th comment
On Canon EOS C300 launch: Interview with Larry Thorpe article (41 comments in total)

Good Interview. I am glad to see that a lower cost model is on the way.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 4, 2011 at 16:20 UTC as 8th comment
In reply to:

BMWX5: Can this fan use the ACLU guide against the security of this stadium or not?

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/rawfisher/2007/09/you_cant_take_pictures_here_co.html

I have found that we have no rights as photographers in professional athletic stadiums - so I don't go anymore. A few years ago I tried with no success to enter the Safeco Field in Seattle with a 30 year old Tamron 300mm f2.8 SP on my Olympus E-1. I was told that my lens was "too big". That I was competing with the "professional photographers" who were photographing the game. My solution - don't patronize these overpaid sports teams so I have not even watched a game on TV.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 11, 2011 at 15:49 UTC
Total: 12, showing: 1 – 12