Epoca Libera

Epoca Libera

Lives in Greece Athens, Greece
Works as a Filmmaker
Has a website at http://www.epocalibera.com/
Joined on Jul 22, 2014
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On article Sony a6400 review (1244 comments in total)

Big mistake of dpreview on Specifications>videography modes.
Video formats : delete MOV and replace it with Mp4.
This camera does not export to MOV.

Link | Posted on Sep 2, 2019 at 17:38 UTC as 36th comment
On article Hands on with the Sony a6600 and a6100 (394 comments in total)

Does the screen dims when shooting 4K video on a6600 and a6100;

Link | Posted on Aug 29, 2019 at 10:06 UTC as 43rd comment | 1 reply
On article Action-packed: Sony a6500 review (1196 comments in total)

As America goes crazy for the upcoming total solar eclipse tomorrow, here is a time-lapse from August's partial lunar eclipse shot on a6500 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r69pYgaxLAw

Link | Posted on Aug 20, 2017 at 20:01 UTC as 32nd comment
On article CP+ 2017: Hands-on with new Voigtländer E-mount primes (116 comments in total)

https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/4a411d891b54db207ce0cad228cb488b13e4502dc84b84931052105687078865.jpg
That Voigtlander NOKTON 40mm F1.2 is prone to heavy Chromatic aberration, not only in the corners but also in the center as I have noticed in the sample picture.
I wish Sony could hear and:
a. add a third option at the main "lens correction" menu of the cameras (a6500, a7S II, a7R II, a6300) : not only the"Off" and "auto" options, that is until now, but also a "manual" option. This "manual' option would mean that we can load into the camera lens profiles created through the "lens compensation' app.
or
b. if not the above solution, then they could add an option to the "lens compensation' app, so that the loaded custom lens profile would stay loaded to the camera when we exit the app.

"Lens compensation" app has limitations: Within the app you cannot control the audio levels, you cannot see the audio levels , the focus-assist magnifier is disabled (in video mode), etc.

Link | Posted on Feb 27, 2017 at 18:39 UTC as 4th comment
On article First Impressions: Metabones Speed Booster (352 comments in total)

This is probably the best review on metabones speed booster I have read until now.
Thank you Amadou Diallo!
Chromatic aberration (CA) around the corners is an issue, that becomes a serious problem during movie capturing.
However Sony has a paid in-camera app that can help: it is named "Lens Compensation" and you can manually create lens profiles for speed booster that will remove the CA during movie capturing. There are serious limitations though, like when you use the "Lens Compensation" app you cannot see the audio levels while capturing.

Link | Posted on Feb 6, 2017 at 11:30 UTC as 8th comment

When you shoot photo-models you can easily use any focal length, because of the subject and not because of the focal length. But with normal people things are more complicated. No logical person could ever say that you must use only 85+mm for portraits. But if you have that 85+mm lens and use it, you will get easily clean and nice results on most of the normal people's faces. Also portraiture with wides is the most common thing nowadays: most of the people on earth make portraits with mobiles which have wide lenses only.

Link | Posted on Feb 18, 2016 at 01:45 UTC as 15th comment | 1 reply
On article Lily Camera flies itself and follows its owner (155 comments in total)

Here is a robot personal photographer that can fly. I think such gadgets will sell. Not so much to selfie lovers but especially to drone maniacs. :-)

Link | Posted on May 14, 2015 at 21:28 UTC as 21st comment
In reply to:

Nukunukoo: DO NOT BUY THIS CAMERA!

Nikon does not get it. They called it D5500 because they added a touch screen and a flat profile grade. NOTHING else, no Live View Aperture, NO headphone jack, same bitrate (point-and-shoot level), when doing video BEWARE the battery life and the firmware update that accepts only Nikons leaving third-party batteries really a hit-and-miss.

If people don't buy the unit, probably the 90-year-old senior execs might realize their world view have changed...

DO NOT BUY THIS CAMERA!

(from a D800e, D7100 and D5300 user)

You are right. I was expecting the sony hybrid phase detection AF on sensor for video, live view than the current slow contrast detection in live view.

Link | Posted on Jan 6, 2015 at 09:47 UTC
On article Benchmark Performance: Nikon D810 review (2008 comments in total)
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Epoca Libera: I am disappointed with D810 because it is not capable of shooting true Full Frame video like 5D3 does. During the so called by Nikon "FX-based movie format" a narrower field of view (not only in the height for obtaining the 16:9 but also in the width) of the lens will be used by D810 for the video. This is a very important disadvantage. The information appeared yet only in the Nikon-Asia website: When using the "FX-based movie format" of D810, "the width of the image area is approx. 91% of that in the still image FX format". This means that in FX video D810 uses only the 32,6mm of the sensor's width while 5D3 uses 35.8mm for the same function.

@gonzalu You are completely out of the point. I am sure you have not understand a word of what i said. Also overall pixel count have nothing to do with the movie mode.

Link | Posted on Aug 8, 2014 at 21:52 UTC
On article Benchmark Performance: Nikon D810 review (2008 comments in total)
In reply to:

Epoca Libera: I am disappointed with D810 because it is not capable of shooting true Full Frame video like 5D3 does. During the so called by Nikon "FX-based movie format" a narrower field of view (not only in the height for obtaining the 16:9 but also in the width) of the lens will be used by D810 for the video. This is a very important disadvantage. The information appeared yet only in the Nikon-Asia website: When using the "FX-based movie format" of D810, "the width of the image area is approx. 91% of that in the still image FX format". This means that in FX video D810 uses only the 32,6mm of the sensor's width while 5D3 uses 35.8mm for the same function.

@rwdphotos For me the problem is not with the normal lenses or the the tele-lenses but with the wide. For example the FOV of the 20mm lens will be like 22mm. This is a dramatic difference when you want to film with a classic 20mm lens. Another problem that I have is that on the market there are only 24-70 lenses, there is no 22-65mm. So when at the reportage, where I usually use 24-70 (on the D800 that i own, which has the same problem with D810) the colleague who uses 24-70 on the 5D3 has the correct FOV and I may lose some action or i have to move behind filming the heads of the colleagues...

Link | Posted on Jul 23, 2014 at 14:27 UTC
On article Benchmark Performance: Nikon D810 review (2008 comments in total)

I am disappointed with D810 because it is not capable of shooting true Full Frame video like 5D3 does. During the so called by Nikon "FX-based movie format" a narrower field of view (not only in the height for obtaining the 16:9 but also in the width) of the lens will be used by D810 for the video. This is a very important disadvantage. The information appeared yet only in the Nikon-Asia website: When using the "FX-based movie format" of D810, "the width of the image area is approx. 91% of that in the still image FX format". This means that in FX video D810 uses only the 32,6mm of the sensor's width while 5D3 uses 35.8mm for the same function.

Link | Posted on Jul 22, 2014 at 04:59 UTC as 314th comment | 5 replies
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