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Hosted by Marco Solorio of OneRiver Media, this video compares the Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera and the Canon 5D Mark III in several tests. This includes dynamic range, sharpness, pushing levels, banding, artifacts, rolling shutter, chromakeying, wide/telephoto lengths, DOF (depth of field), low light, macro blocking, contrast, and more.
Check out our follow-up video to this one:
"Comparing the Cinema Camera: Part 2, The Impact of 12-bit RAW" vimeo.com/52269416
After several DAYS of trying to upload this video to Vimeo, we've ultimately had to reduce the bit-rate compression down to 18mbps (Vimeo recommends 5mbps, ha!), which is down from our minimum quality level of 40mbps. This means the SOURCE file you can download will also inhibit some amount of compression blocking and smearing, even in the Cinema Camera footage, which doesn't originally exist in our ProRes master file. We've tried EVERYTHING, multiple types of uploads, different encoding methods, you name it.
Although the downloadable source file is a little better than the streaming version, it still doesn't compare to the original ProRes source file which imposes no banding, compression artifacts, or chrominance sub-sampling (down from 4:4:4 to H.264's 4:2:0 space). Please keep this in mind when viewing.
Unfortunately Vimeo only allows 100 downloads per day, so check back to download the 2GB file if the queue is filled. And remember to always watch in FULL 1080 HD or you will have added scaling and moiré issues on some of the tests than what is already been added by Vimeo and our horrid bit-rate restrictions.
Thanks for watching. Hope this is as informative for you as it was for me making it.
The annual GPP ShootOut is as David Hobby puts it, "the most exciting hour on the planet for photography". It pits two or three photographers against each other in a room full of photographers and they have to shoot, edit, retouch and present a photo within 20minutes to a brief that is revealed at the event!
In 2014, at the GPP Dubai Photography Festival ShootOut we were pleased to have Zack Arias a veteran at the GPP shootouts take on first timer Sara Lando and it was a night to remember.
A big THANKS to David Hobby for donning a bowtie and a blazer to MC the event and to Greg Heisler who was on mic duty.