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Old April 16th, 2009, 06:07 PM   #1
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Video review of JVC GY-HM 100

I was out all day filming with it. Very impressed. Bit fiddly at times but I kind of expect that from these small cameras, but the image is really good. Will have the video up by Friday night.

In the meantime here is a shot of me filming "guerilla" style. I went out with no tripod, just a baby cinesaddle and the camera.
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Old April 16th, 2009, 06:45 PM   #2
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That little camera and CineSaddle blend right into the sidewalk and surroundings.

The moose size patch of red just above the camera also moves attention away from the lens.
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Old April 16th, 2009, 07:20 PM   #3
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You have to go out tonight and shoot with lo-lux at 0dB gain. It's kinda cool.
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Old April 16th, 2009, 08:50 PM   #4
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Can you please please show some meaningful low light footage? Also: Did you get our hands on a production model or is it still a pre-production cam?
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Old April 16th, 2009, 09:28 PM   #5
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Really looking forward to watching your video.
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Old April 17th, 2009, 04:05 AM   #6
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i'm really looking forward to your review. i've been reading the posts in dvinfo on the new JVCs and Panasonics and your blog (which is great by the way) and i'm really hoping this is the camera for me. my Sony PD170 just seems old now but i wanted to wait till i really needed HD before changing.
how easy is it to focus with it?
any chance of testing how easy it is to use with your letus?
and of course, like everybody else i want to know how it handles low light!
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Old April 17th, 2009, 11:38 AM   #7
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review almost done.

it was pre production model. Couldnt get much low light footage shot as only had one battery and had to charge that up halfway through the day.

Nice camera
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Old April 17th, 2009, 11:39 AM   #8
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That little camera and CineSaddle blend right into the sidewalk and surroundings.

The moose size patch of red just above the camera also moves attention away from the lens.
tried to look like a tourist!
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Old April 17th, 2009, 11:40 AM   #9
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trying to work out how to convert 720p 50p to 25p in FCP. Any ideas?

done it. used compressor. works well
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Old April 17th, 2009, 12:10 PM   #10
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It must be "night" in London by now, it MUST be. No? Btw., thanks for taking the time, Philip...
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Old April 17th, 2009, 12:17 PM   #11
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it is still light but only had the camera for a day! It's gone back to JVC
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Old April 17th, 2009, 12:24 PM   #12
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the review part will be graded but there will be chunks of footage shown ungraded
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Old April 17th, 2009, 12:42 PM   #13
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I was referring to you saying "will have review up Friday n-i-g-h-t" :-) No, I absolutely not impatient...
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it will be up...got five hours or so of Friday to go!!
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just teasing, man, just teasing...
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