Leica SL (Typ 601) Video - Hybrid Cameras

Leica SL (Typ 601) Video - Hybrid Cameras
'What I need from a video enabled mirrorless camera is high quality output and a simplicity in use. I shoot stock clips for libraries, some of which you can see by clicking on the 'InstantClassix' banner above, which takes you to one of the libraries I have stills, video and audio content with. Now I'm always a bit puzzled by video 'reviews'
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Leica Mirrorless - How Does It Rate As A Mirrorless System? - Part 2 - Leica T as a 'hybrid' camera.

Leica Mirrorless - How Does It Rate As A Mirrorless System? - Part 2 - Leica T as a 'hybrid' camera.
'Now Leica aren't going to be promoting the T as a hybrid powerhouse anytime soon, but it is a lot more versatile camera than it's given credit for. And while most of the discussion around the T has been about the price and the non-headline grabbing specs., it's important to point out just what it's good at.'
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GoPro HERO4 Black

GoPro HERO4 Black
'What is the GoPro Hero4? Is it a camcorder? Is it a mirrorless camera? Is it a compact camera? Is it a 4K hybrid camera? Is it a fisheye lens? Well it's all of those. Ususally regarded as the creator of video footage for adventure sports, I was looking for a small, light, cheap camera with a wide-angle lens and I thought I'd try one of these. I'm glad I did.'
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Leica Q (Typ 116) Leica T (Typ 701) and Nikon D750 - Hybrid doesn't always mean mirrorless - Mirrorless myopia

Leica Q (Typ 116) Leica T (Typ 701) and Nikon D750 - Hybrid doesn't always mean mirrorless - Mirrorless myopia
'Take a look at the samples above, from my Leica's and Nikon D750. Not bad at all. Because the place where this footage ends up will be on the internet, or on a computer, laptop or even smartphone screen. Again I would be interested to know just where the footage all these demanding hobbyists ends up. My suspicion is very little, or none at all ends up commercially broadcast on movie screens or high definition TV sets.'
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Hybrid Choices - Leica T (Typ 701)

Hybrid Choices - Leica T (Typ 701)
'Now I'm not going to pretend that it will be easy to be objective about my favourite ever camera, but I'll give it my best shot. And many I'm sure might be surprised to find the Leica T (Typ 701) included in a series of articles about hybrid cameras. However, it does shoot 1080 HD video, so it can be seen as an option for shooting stills and video.
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Hybrid Choices - The Fuji X-T1

Hybrid Choices - The Fuji X-T1
'Fuji make nice cameras, even nicer lenses, but as a hybrid camera they are pretty much non-starters. Because of the video. As you can see in the example at the top of the page, the footage created from the X-T1 can't really cope with a lot of complex movement. Nice 'dreamy' feel, but when this level of quality is easily bettered by my smartphones, there's something seriously wrong.....'
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Hybrid Choices - The small but perfectly formed Olympus OM-D E-M10

Hybrid Choices - The small but perfectly formed Olympus OM-D E-M10
'When thinking about a portable, small, light, high quality hybrid system for stills and videos, the Olympus OM-D EM-10 is a surprisingly good option. Surprising, because it is a very small cameraa and because after the release of the all-singing all-dancing OM-D E-M5 II, it doesn't get many column inches devoted to it anymore.
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Hybrid Choices - 'Full-Frame' with the Sony A7 II - really rather good but with issues

Hybrid Choices - 'Full-Frame' with the Sony A7 II - really rather good but with issues
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It therefore struck me as useful, for both myself and hopefully my audience to make some kind of assessment of how these cameras work for me, what I like and find useful and what I don't. So today I'm starting with the updated Sony FE A7 Mk II.

You might also be interested in all my previous articles concerning this camera > http://www.soundimageplus.com/search?q=Sony%20A7%20II&f_collectionId=541cb9b2e4b0ab6a6f724547'

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New posts on blogger - Hybrid cameras and convergance & iPad Panoramas

New posts on blogger - Hybrid cameras and convergance & iPad Panoramas
'I've published my last two articles on blogger, my old blog site. Due to my laptop malfunctioning I've had to use my iPad, which doesn't let me into my website here. So click on the links below for my latest articles.'
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