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Old July 24th, 2014, 03:35 AM   #166
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Re: A7s or GH4 - which for you?

I know this is a bit off topic but for those that have purchased from digital rev, is the price on the invoice vat included and what's the percentage of vat? Or do they sell ex vat like Panamoz does? This is quite important to know because if they don't charge vat it is much cheaper to buy the same camera locally as a company. A a7s f.i. would be 1980 euro ex tax where I live and digital rev charges 2261 euro but the question remains, is there any vat to deduct as a company and what percentage is that?
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Old July 24th, 2014, 05:08 AM   #167
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Re: A7s or GH4 - which for you?

For those who have moved from canon to the a7s, what are you doing regards lenses? Are you switching to sony lenses as well? Or are you using adapters? If so which ones?
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Old July 24th, 2014, 06:15 AM   #168
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I'm planning to keep my Canon EF lenses and buy the Metabones smart adapter

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Old July 24th, 2014, 06:40 AM   #169
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Re: A7s or GH4 - which for you?

I've gone for this cheap one, bit of a risk but have read some fairly decent experiences with it - the Metabones is probably better made but for the money they ask there are some fairly mixed reviews to do with losing connection, having to restart camera etc

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Old July 24th, 2014, 06:50 AM   #170
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That's interesting Ade - Never heard of Commlite before - let us know how it performs as i'm tempted - The Metabones is expensive - nearly the same price as the speedbooster and yet it has no glass - you'd think it would be a little less pricey than it is!
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Old July 24th, 2014, 07:01 AM   #171
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yes would have gone Metabones if it was rock solid but am loath to pay premium prices if it has issues.
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Old July 24th, 2014, 07:31 AM   #172
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Yes please Ade share your experience - I'm going to purchase real soon and wouldn't want to make an expensive mistake!
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Old July 24th, 2014, 08:31 AM   #173
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Will do when I actually get it - their free shipping means any time in 1st half of August it seems
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Old July 27th, 2014, 03:54 AM   #174
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Re: A7s or GH4 - which for you?

Finally felt confident enough to use the A7s on a wedding and the camera is simply amazing. It matched VERY closely post grading to our C100s and the image just looks so filmic. The 50mbps codec was perfect for a same day edit as well.

I'll post footage Monday.
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Old July 27th, 2014, 07:44 AM   #175
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Edward, what picture Profile did you go for? I've decided that SLog 2 will not be used for weddings for me!
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Kholis Picture Profile 6 settings. Yeah S log 2 was too much of a pain to deal with and gets noisy in the shadows in post.
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Old July 28th, 2014, 08:22 AM   #177
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Re: A7s or GH4 - which for you?

Just a quick heads up - mine arrived today and even though it's the 'World' version it's still limited to 29 minutes recording time - not really a problem for me but will be for those of you wanting to use it for ceremonies/speeches

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Old July 28th, 2014, 08:26 AM   #178
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Anyone using the A7s with EF lenses yet? Thoguhts?

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Old July 28th, 2014, 08:39 AM   #179
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Cool Pete

You can now shoot in the dark castle at F8 and still make it look like daylight!!

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Old July 28th, 2014, 09:06 AM   #180
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Chris the picture profiles at first glance look exactly like the ones for our EA50 cameras! I'm hoping as it has the same (although larger) Exmor sensor I should be able to match the footage nicely!

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