Husband and wife wedding photography and videography team that sometimes like to explore abandoned places.
I've been looking for a good deal on that Rode Pro+. I am getting tired of carrying 9v batteries when everything else takes AA's and the built-in rechargeable bettery is certainly a plus. No pun intended.
This does not seem like a product for DSLR shooters. I could see it being used on a tripod but not with a gimbal. Unless you have an external monitor someone is using to pull focus as you walk around with your DSLR mounted to a gimbal and also have a D-Tap battery in your pocket. None of the videos on their own sales website for the Came-TV Astral even show a DSLR camera being used. When I got my Moza Air 2 it came with a follow focus made specifically to work with that gimbal. This works well for shooting wedding videos if you're a DSLR shooter. The focus is pulled from a knob on the side of the gimbal and the focus motor mounts much like the Came-TV Astral but the one I have for my Moza is self powered or it can be powered through the gimbal itself. Oh and it's wireless too. It seems like an amazing product but only if you have the right camera.
I'm confused. Sony announces a 12MP camera and the videography world loses its mind (in a good way) and Canon announces a 45MP camera and the videography world rips it to shreds. Its a photo camera with video capabilities. The EOS-5D Mark II was the same way. It shot amazing photos (still better than some Sonys) and had full HD video capabilities. No one was mad that it didn't have continuous AF or IBIS. They were happy to have an amazing photo camera with impressive video capabilities and I think that's what we have with the EOS-R5. If you want 4K and contonuious recording invest in a video camera and some faster memory cards instead of complaining that a $3,899 camera can't shoot like a Cinema type camera can. It has C-Log, DPAF anf IBIS. The C100 was priced at $7,999 and the EOS-1D C $15,000 and neither of those came stock with C-Log, DPAF and IBIS. I shoot wedding video and got the C100 used (had to have DPAF added) but enjoyed the continuous recording the camera offers and shooting it hand-held it's not very shaky. So there are other options, not everyone needs 4K. But please keep complaining that Canon is trying to satisfy all camera users who want a mirrorless photo and video camera they can afford.
It seems as though Canon was being honest when they released the overheating warnings about this camera. I still do not like mirrorless cameras because of their battery life. I shoot weddings so changing batteries all day long is not something I look forward to but with my 5D Mark IV I can shoot an eight hour day without changing batteries (unless I am using live view aka mirrorless mode all day). And with SD cards being as finicky as they are I would like to see Canon have a mirrorless that takes the stronger more durable CF cards.
People buying this for its video characteristics are mainly photographers that want to start shooting video and they'd be starting with 4K so I am not sure how that is a bad thing.
The A7sIII is a 12 megapixel camera. The EOS-R5 is a 45 megapixel camera. I think Canon was thinking they were making a mirrorless photo camera with amazing video capabilities not generally found in a camera at it's price point. If you're looking to shoot video perhaps look into video cameras aimed at shooting motion rather than stills....