Canon C100 was set to 1/48 and the EOS Standard picture style. GH2 hacked with Sedna AQ1 and Flow Motion 2.02 and the picture style was set to Standard, -2, -2, -1, -2. I intended to do the entire test using Flow Motion, but ran into a bug where it "rained" in the shots, which is a known bug, and those shots were transcoded to ProRes 4:2:2 HQ via the Windows x64 version of 5DtoRGB.

The color difference stands out, along with contrast, but I adjusted that in post (the sole image adjustment I performed). I used a WhiBal card to set the balance on the C100, then matched the reported Kelvin manually on the GH2. In hindsight, perhaps I should have either WhiBal'd both cameras together (which I did for the band shots) or spent some time trying to make the GH2 match better, though people have been trying this with the AF100 too and it's still hit-or-miss.

I felt that the Rokinon Cine 24mm was softer than the 35mm version, and feel the GH2 suffers from this slightly as I primarily paired those two. The Lumix lens is a fairer representation.

Austin Skyline background and chroma key wall courtesy of Broadway Digital.

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The band consisted of: Marco Landa - keys, Gary Feist - bass, and Ernie Durawa - drums

The C100 has the curious option of shooting AVCHD with 3:2 pulldown. I accidentally shot the band shots with this setting, and so pulldown was performed by After Effects CS6, then dynamically linked into a Premiere CS6 timeline.Chroma key was removed using Key Light in After Effects CS6.

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