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GH2@66Mbit Codec Stress Test

Discussion in 'Video to Share' started by DeejayMD, Dec 11, 2011.

  1. DeejayMD

    DeejayMD Mu-43 Rookie

    Jun 12, 2011

    Yesterday we had our first snowfall here in Hamburg. The day before i hacked my GH2 to 66Mbit. So it was obvious to go out and shoot to stress the codec. I also tested the 80% slow motion (what a versatile Camera!).

    <iframe src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/33447881?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0" width="720" height="405" frameborder="0" webkitAllowFullScreen mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen></iframe>

    Vimeo produced much artefacts this time. For better quality feel free to download the original file.

    Lenses: Voigtlander Nokton 25mm
    Lumix 14-140mm


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  2. addieleman

    addieleman Mu-43 All-Pro

    Aug 5, 2010
    The Netherlands
    Technicalities aside, I just love the video! :thumbup:
  3. moodgorning

    moodgorning New to Mu-43

    May 1, 2011
    can't believe it's all white in Hamburg already while we haven't had any snow in Braunschweig yet... Makes me miss my hometown Hamburg. Great footage, ILL definitely take my GH2 out for a shoot if it decides to snow down here too. What parameters were you using for the hack?
  4. DeejayMD

    DeejayMD Mu-43 Rookie

    Jun 12, 2011
    But the snow doesn`t survived till evening. Everything is gone now :( 
    You have the "Harz" in your backyard. Go there if you want snow. Please let the GH2 see some winter!
    I downloaded a 66Mbit preset from Topics List - Personal View Talks
    Sorry, but i can`t remember the presets name.

    Film Mode Smooth with everything dialed down to -2, except sharpness (-1).


  5. dagaleaa

    dagaleaa Mu-43 Veteran

    Jun 4, 2011
    Naples, Fl
    Very beautiful.....the subject matter and the film! I miss snow---now living in Florida!
  6. sprinke

    sprinke Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 5, 2011
    Pasadena, CA
    Very pretty!

    I am wondering, what do you use to:

    1) change focus so smoothly without jittering the camera?

    2) pan so smoothly without jittering the camera?
  7. digitalandfilm

    digitalandfilm Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jul 18, 2011
    Wow.. the GH2 is quite the performer with Video!
  8. moodgorning

    moodgorning New to Mu-43

    May 1, 2011
    Yeah I was wondering the same, especially as the Voigtländer is a manual lens. How do you do that?
  9. DeejayMD

    DeejayMD Mu-43 Rookie

    Jun 12, 2011
    1) That`s why i love the Voigtlander. It`s a dream to focus with it. You also need a stable tripod.

    2) Ah, there are some jitterings. I tried my best (don`t breathe, use two hands and pan very slowly)

    When i want the focus to change i do it always manualy.


  10. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011
    Fantastic video!:2thumbs::bravo-009:
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