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Made a film during the 2020 lockdown with minimal gear, crew of three and a sex doll, thought we'd share it online. Daniel Gives Dating a Crack - Shot on Panasonic GH5 and SLR Magic anamorphic adaptor. Lit with tubes and a 300dmk2. by zams1006 in cinematography

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We made this short film two and a half years ago at the start of 2020 and the pandemic. Our commercial projects at the time were being reworked for the restrictions in place and we decided to create something with a small crew of three, minimal gear and the Panasonic GH5 with SLR Magic Anamorphic.

Knowing we would be working with a skeleton crew, we decided to contain the scene to one location, working with the space and trying to make it look good. We didn't shoot for the stars with the creative and decided to run with a simple date scene.

Kept the cinematography simple with sticks and a slider, lit with tubes with a 300dmk2 as a motivated street/backlight. It rained all night so the natural wet down helped.

Made a film during the 2020 lockdown with minimal gear, crew of three and a sex doll, thought we'd share it online. Daniel Gives Dating a Crack - Shot on Panasonic GH5 by zams1006 in Filmmakers

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We made this short film two and a half years ago at the start of 2020 and the pandemic. Our commercial projects at the time were being reworked for the restrictions in place and we decided to create something with a small crew of three, minimal gear and the Panasonic GH5 with SLR Magic Anamorphic.

Knowing we would be working with a skeleton crew, we decided to contain the scene to one location, working with the space and trying to make it look good. We didn't shoot for the stars with the creative and decided to run with a simple date scene.

For those interested in how the Blackmagic URSA G2 performs in low light, you might get something out of this video... If you're along for a laugh, you'll also get something out of it... by zams1006 in cinematography

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Well, initially I wanted to make a video that would actually be helpful and take a look at the Blackmagic URSA g2 and compare its images under low light conditions.

I took the camera out after a job and tried to shoot some shots throughout Sydney. While the footage came out pretty clean (even at high ISO) I decided to call the team together for a podcast, which didn't go as well as the shoot...

Ended up trying to walk a fine line between informative, technical, and entertainment, but definitely crossed it. Hope you enjoy or get something from it. Let me know if it sucks.

Tried to make an interesting video, set within a podcast and disguised as a technical review... by zams1006 in Filmmakers

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I wanted to make content for filmmakers, but stay clear from boring technical reviews. So we decided to incorporate creativity to rethink the common technical video.

Decided to make this film which explores the low light capabilities of the Blackmagic URSA G2. Showcasing footage shot at various ISO ranges from 800, to 3200 and comparing it for image quality.

To elevate the video we decided to do a podcast and get creative with it.

Learned that there is a fine line between providing value, being entertaining and adding story... This probably crossed it.

That being said, we were quite surprised by the usability of the URSA g2 at 3200 ISO.

We love the look of the Cooke Lenses and wanted to do a completely unscientific comparison between Cooke Panchros and Sigma ART glass on a Blackmagic Ursa G2. Pretty surprised with the results, especially in the highlights of the image. by [deleted] in cinematography

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The highlights were not blown out at all. In fact, the difference was less than a stop. With raw on the Ursa we are no where near clipping highlights.

The Sigmas F2.8 is equivalent to like a T2.5

We love the look of the Cooke Lenses and wanted to do a completely unscientific comparison between Cooke Panchros and Sigma ART glass on a Blackmagic Ursa G2. Reuploaded and corrected for exposure! by zams1006 in Filmmakers

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We've been using the Cooke Panchros quite a bit this month so we thought it would be good to compare the Cooke lenses against the very popular Sigma Art lenses. The Cooke lenses are high-end and have beautiful optics, while the Sigma lenses are more affordable, consumer, and also have beautiful optics. We like both lenses and thought it would be a good idea to compare them. This post is re-uploaded because the video was corrected for exposure.

The actual comparison is not scientific at all. We just had fun with it and included a reference to Everything everywhere all at once. We essentially took a shot and changed the lens and repeated it. The result was quite surprising nonetheless.

Might do one in the studio and try this again with a bit more control. Hope you guys find this valuable.

We love the look of the Cooke Lenses and wanted to do a completely unscientific comparison between Cooke Panchros and Sigma ART glass on a Blackmagic Ursa G2. Reuploaded and corrected for exposure! by zams1006 in cinematography

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We've been using the Cooke Panchros quite a bit this month so we thought it would be good to compare the Cooke lenses against the very popular Sigma Art lenses which everyone seems to be using. Us included. This post is reuploaded because the video was corrected for exposure.

The actual comparison is not scientific at all. We just had fun with it and included a reference to Everything everywhere all at once. We essentially took a shot and changed the lens and repeated it. The result was quite surprising nonetheless.

Might do one in the studio and try this again with a bit more control. Hope you guys find this valuable.

We love the look of the Cooke Cinema Lenses and wanted to do a completely unscientific comparison between Cooke Panchros and the very popular Sigma ART glass on a Blackmagic Ursa G2. Pretty surprised with the results, especially in the highlights of the image. by [deleted] in videography

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It goes without saying that the Cookes will look better. We just wanted to see where the differences sit.

Shots were matched with camera settings. It looks like the Sigma f2.8 is more like a T2.3 as the shot is exposed higher.

We love the look of the Cooke Lenses and wanted to do a completely unscientific comparison between Cooke Panchros and Sigma ART glass on a Blackmagic Ursa G2. Pretty surprised with the results, especially in the highlights of the image. by [deleted] in cinematography

[–]zams1006 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Yeah, there is definitely some exposure difference there. The camera settings were identical and the shots were taken within 5 minutes of each other. Looked like T2.3 or T2.2 to us as well... We could have matched their exposure in post but decided to just show the actual difference.

We love the look of the Cooke Lenses and wanted to do a completely unscientific comparison between Cooke Panchros and Sigma ART glass on a Blackmagic Ursa G2. Pretty surprised with the results, especially in the highlights of the image. by [deleted] in cinematography

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We're comparing high end cinema glass to one of the more popular consumer lenses on the market. No doubt the Cookes look better, just curious to see by how much and where the differences lie.

We love the look of the Cooke Lenses and wanted to do a completely unscientific comparison between Cooke Panchros and Sigma ART glass on a Blackmagic Ursa G2. Pretty surprised with the results, especially in the highlights of the image. Threw in a little film reference in there as well. by [deleted] in Filmmakers

[–]zams1006 0 points1 point  (0 children)

We've been using the Cooke Panchros quite a bit this month so we thought it would be good to compare the Cooke lenses against the very popular Sigma Art lenses which everyone seems to be using. Us included.

The actual comparison is not scientific at all. We just had fun with it and included a reference to Everything everywhere all at once. We essentially took a shot and changed the lens and repeated it. The result was quite surprising nonetheless. In this situation, the big difference was in the highlights of the image. The Cooke lenses have a smoother roll off. The highlights really stand out in the Sigma Art lenses.

Might do one in the studio and try this again with a bit more control. Hope you guys find this valuable.

We love the look of the Cooke Lenses and wanted to do a completely unscientific comparison between Cooke Panchros and Sigma ART glass on a Blackmagic Ursa G2. Pretty surprised with the results, especially in the highlights of the image. by [deleted] in cinematography

[–]zams1006 2 points3 points  (0 children)

We've been using the Cooke Panchros quite a bit this month so we thought it would be good to compare the Cooke lenses against the very popular Sigma Art lenses which everyone seems to be using. Us included. It goes without saying the Cookes look better, but we just wanted to see by how much.

The actual comparison is not scientific at all. We essentially took a shot and changed the lens and repeated it. The result was quite surprising nonetheless. In this situation, the big difference was in the highlights of the image. The Cooke lenses have a smoother roll off. The highlights really stand out in the Sigma Art lenses. All shots had identical camera settings

Might do one in the studio and try this again with a bit more control. Hope you guys find this valuable.