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Old September 29th, 2006, 06:46 PM   #1
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My XL2 has arrived!

Well I got my XL2 in the mail today and all ive got to say is "yyyeeeaaaa buddy." This thing exceeds all expectations I had and trust me those were high. Image quality is awesome, menu is easy (IMO) to use, presets are great, programmable focus = love, etc. etc. Very awesome product, although I feel im getting it a little late :). No worries though for me, its everything I could have wanted. Here are some of my first footage grabs:

http://www.maj.com/gallery/kylepro88...bs/footage.jpg
http://www.maj.com/gallery/kylepro88...rabs/moses.jpg

DV Glory, man it feels good with it just sitting on the desk.

-Kyle, ;)
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Old September 29th, 2006, 07:25 PM   #2
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Well I got my XL2 in the mail today and all ive got to say is "yyyeeeaaaa buddy." This thing exceeds all expectations I had and trust me those were high. Image quality is awesome, menu is easy (IMO) to use, presets are great, programmable focus = love, etc. etc. Very awesome product, although I feel im getting it a little late :). No worries though for me, its everything I could have wanted. Here are some of my first footage grabs:

http://www.maj.com/gallery/kylepro88...bs/footage.jpg
http://www.maj.com/gallery/kylepro88...rabs/moses.jpg

DV Glory, man it feels good with it just sitting on the desk.

-Kyle, ;)
Drink it in Kyle, drink it in...
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Old September 29th, 2006, 08:23 PM   #3
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Congrats Kyle. I got mine 2 months ago and I havent put it down since.
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Old September 30th, 2006, 05:32 PM   #4
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agreed Kyle,

I got mine in February and I'm very happy with it. Part of me felt like I was behind the curve and should've been looking at HDV, but for my purposes the XL2 has been great. HDV would've been overkill.

My goal was to be able to take footage that was pleasing to look at, shots with bright color, nice depth of field, 16x9, 24P.. the XL2 has really delivered.
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Old September 30th, 2006, 06:07 PM   #5
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Well I got my XL2 in the mail today and all ive got to say is "yyyeeeaaaa buddy." This thing exceeds all expectations I had and trust me those were high. Image quality is awesome, menu is easy (IMO) to use, presets are great, programmable focus = love, etc. etc. Very awesome product, although I feel im getting it a little late :). No worries though for me, its everything I could have wanted. Here are some of my first footage grabs:

http://www.maj.com/gallery/kylepro88...bs/footage.jpg
http://www.maj.com/gallery/kylepro88...rabs/moses.jpg

DV Glory, man it feels good with it just sitting on the desk.

-Kyle, ;)
Well Kyle, after looking at the second frame grab, I can see you have very good taste..an XL2 and a Black Labrador Retriever. Misty, shown here, is a 5 year old.

My XL2 has arrived!-jvchd100-mistygrab.jpg

Congrats on your new camera. Be sure to download the Bluebarn Presets Manager from this forum and the wonderful presets provided by some talented XL2 owners.

-gb-
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Old October 3rd, 2006, 10:32 AM   #6
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Looks Great

I am still intimidated by the manual setting when I am shooting something that I will not be able to re-shoot.

The shot of your Lab looks great. The color is soft and i love the shallow depth of field.
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