First off here's a series of clips shot first with the D7100 and the V1. Plus three other clips at the end, which could be shot with one or other of the cameras, or both. I've decided not to caption the clips to see if you can spot which is which.
For those who don't going back to the comparisons above. The first, the Nikon 1 V1 and D7100 comparison has the V1 with the first four clips, the D7100 and the last three are V1, D7100, V1. In the second video, the first four clips are the Fuji X-E1, fairly obvious from its odd colour and the second four are from the V1.
Now I don't know about anyone else, but in both cases I prefer the V1 output. Its sharp, in fact probably the sharpest HD video I've ever seen from a stills camera and the colour is much nicer for me. I would mention that its actually more accurate too. So with the Nikon 1 system (and I'm assuming all the cameras have a similar output) you get nice looking HD output with full manual control in a very small package. I don't shoot much video these days, but when I do I know what camera I'll be using and its the V1.
Finally I decided to put together something high quality from the V1 and upload it to YouTube in full 1080 HD. For it I decided to use my 55-200mm zoom, which in 35mm terms goes up to a whopping 540mm. And no its not pretty, but it works really well.
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