This is the black and white version.
This is my first test on my brand new Panasonic GH2 night test with Olympus 14-35mm F2.0 lens. Note: I did not use a rig or stabiliser!
In this test, I wanted to check the variety of shots I could get with just this one lens on the DSLR. This meant that filming was done very quickly. I shot it as a homage to Kurosawa's Rashomon. The whole thing was shot in about 40 minutes.
Footage recorded at 66mbps with GOP3 in Lublin, Poland. I kept the ISO at about 800 for most shots and all shots are at F2.0 to maximise DOF.
Positives: Great sensitivity in low light. All one lens.
I would have have liked a brighter lens for some of the wides to get more DOF. This is the big downfall for a zoom lens, but it is pleasingly shallow in many of the shots. It shows that even with a £1,800 lens there are still compromises to be made. But it's heaps better than my old Z1.
Negatives: What this does show is the value of some form of stabiliser for a DSLR - it really is incredibly small. So this has to be my next purchase. Imagine if it was mounted on a steadycam...