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Recent content by JamesM

  1. J

    Dispelling some myths for clarity

    It's not my opinion, it's the opinion of several professional videographers that I found while doing RESEARCH. Furthermore, I reviewed (on YouTube and downloading) several clips and made several comparisons, the only mode I saw that was half decent was the 2.7k mode, even that though was a very...
  2. J

    Dispelling some myths for clarity

    Perhaps you should read. If you guys just want to pat yourselves on the back then go for it. I prefer to study my tools so I can find the best ways to do it. If you don't know what your talking about, then you should have some curiosity at least. Try reading this. BTW it's called a Mavic "Pro"...
  3. J

    Dispelling some myths for clarity

    You ought to brush up on bit rates and pixel sub sampling. I've watched and shot and studied a lot of 4K video, compressed and raw for years. I've seen a lot of YouTube 4K too. You don't know what you're talking about. Try not to get butt-hurt and get off this thread.
  4. J

    Dispelling some myths for clarity

    Agreed. And in some cases you can get top quality footage. Really, the content is what matters most. I'm trying to make a judgment call in whether I should use the log settings or not, so far from what I've seen and read, combined with my observations with using log with other types of cameras...
  5. J

    Dispelling some myths for clarity

    Not my intention to run down anybody or anything. Sorry if your feelings got hurt. Since I decided to purchase a Mavic Pro I thought I'd look at the dlog option, these are my opinions based on what I've learned about digital cinema over the years. I think the Mavic Pro is a great tool that can...
  6. J

    Dispelling some myths for clarity

    Good to hear.
  7. J

    Dispelling some myths for clarity

    I've done a lot of work with various types of cameras. I want to bring what I've learned to this thread. Disclosure, I have not used the mavic pro..though I do have one on order. First I'd like to address dlog- The mavic pro is an 8 bit camera, typically you need at least a 10bit signal with a...