Noam Kroll has been on planet5D before (and also this one where he tested the Veydra lenses) and he's put together a great post I thought you should see if you're in the market for a 4k mirrorless for filmmaking.
Now I know there are plenty of folks who continue to tell me that nobody is buying DSLRs or Mirrorless for making movies, but at the same time, everywhere I go, I see people making videos of all kinds with a DSLR and a RØDE mic. The ‘revolution' may not be a revolution any more, but it certainly isn't dead!
So here's Noam with a bit of his blog post (and as usual, we think you should read the whole thing on his site – giving him respect for making time and maybe you'll find something else of value there! I know some sites will give you every bit of the story so you never would visit the ‘source' but I just don't think that's right).
Noam Kroll on the Fuji X-T2
I had been keeping my eye on the market for a while, and knew that ultimately my decision would come down to the Lumix GH5 and the Fuji X-T2. Both are excellent cameras, and while the GH5 is likely a better option for many filmmakers, based on my unique needs I chose to go with the X-T2.
The only other Fuji I have ever owned is the X100T, which is a gorgeous stills camera that severely lacks in the video department… With that in mind, I knew there was a possibility the X-T2 would let me down when it came to it’s video capabilities, but decided to take a gamble on the camera as I truly believe in Fuji’s color science and was impressed by the test footage I had seen online.
Having now shot with the camera quite extensively, I’m very happy with my choice.
While the X-T2 is not perfect in every way (no camera ever will be), there’s no question that it’s one of the best choices for low-budget narrative filmmakers looking to benefit from the DSLR form factor.
(cover photo credit: snap from the video)
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