This week in filmmaking deals: get started on your professional filmmaking journey using a high-grade cinema camera with the Sony F5, save $200 on a Panasonic Lumix GH5S Mirrorless Camera, and get $350 off a ready-to-shoot Z CAM E2 Cinema Camera Advanced Kit.
Are you looking to take your filmmaking skills to the next level? These cameras are a great way to increase your production value and reach that highly desired cinema quality.
- 8.9MP Super35 CMOS Image Sensor
- Internal 2K and HD Recording
- 4K/2K Raw Recording to Optional Recorder
- 2K Raw up to 240 fps; 1080p to 180 fps
- 14 Stops of Dynamic Range
- Native FZ-Mount and PL-Mount Adapter
- SxS Pro+ Media Cards
The powerhouse that is the Sony PMW-F5 CineAlta Digital Cinema Camera is a great choice if you're looking for a true and proven cinema camera. It offers impressive specs that still rival modern cameras. It's perfect for those who shoot indie films, music videos, commercials, and want to step up their image quality. While it's an older camera, the Sony F5 is a workhorse that will take anything you throw at it.
Pair this with a few cine lenses, and you're on your way to producing some unreal images!
- Z CAM E2 4K Cinematic Camera, MFT Mount
- DCI/UHD up to 120 fps, HD up to 240 fps
- SmallRig Cage
- Atomos Ninja V 4K with 1TB SSDmini
- Rode Mic
- Power Accessories
Want to get shooting right away? This kit offers it all! The Z CAM E2 Cinema Camera Advanced Kit comes with an MFT-mount Z CAM E2 Professional 4K Cinematic Camera and an Atomos Ninja V recorder/monitor. Also included are a SmallRig cage, a tilt-adjustable monitor mount, a RØDE mic, and power accessories. The camera's smaller size also allows for you to have flexibility when maneuvering on sets.
It's rare to find a kit like this that allows you to shoot straight out of the box without breaking the bank. If you're a creative looking for a compact and portable filmmaking set-up, this bundle is for you!
- DCI 4K60p and Full HD 1080/240p Video
- Dual Native ISO 400 and ISO 2500
- Advanced DFD AF System
- 10.28MP Multi Aspect Ratio MOS Sensor
- 12-fps Cont. Shooting and 4K PHOTO Modes
- Internal 4:2:2 10-Bit Long GOP
- Dual UHS-II SD Slots; Wi-Fi & Bluetooth
The Panasonic Lumix GH5S Mirrorless Camera is a fantastic choice if you're working in the freelance market. This hybrid camera expands upon Pansonic's previous models and dives even deeper into the video realm. It gives you 4K video recording up to 60p and super impressive low-light performance with an extended ISO of 204800.
Not only is it killer in video terms, but it's no slouch when it comes to taking stills either. The camera powers the recording of 14-bit RAW files with a top continuous shooting rate of 12 fps with single-shot AF.
Do you shoot weddings? Concerts? This is a hybrid camera that you should consider making your next upgrade.
What will you be picking up? Tell us in the comments!