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Movie mode - technical discussions Still imaging is complicated enough but for most of us video and movie making is a whole new world to get to grips with - here is the place to request help and advice and to post it too.

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4K_Stills with Oly Lens + GX8

Had an opportunity to try out a Lumix GX8 with an Olympus lens to take some 4K video and then extract 8MP stills from individual frames recently. I was impressed with the results and I'm looking forward to the new firmware update for the EM-1 in November. Here are a few examples.



















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Question Re: 4K_Stills with Oly Lens + GX8

They really are good. How do you have the camera set up? Is the camera in Auto Mode or have you taken some level of control ?
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Re: 4K_Stills with Oly Lens + GX8

I put the camera into Shutter speed mode and chose a fast shutter speed and followed these instructions it all went very smoothly, its quite easy to extract and save direct to the SD card in camera plus at home just load the MP4 video file into Photoshop and then scroll through the timeline frame by frame I was impressed the the results.



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Re: 4K_Stills with Oly Lens + GX8

That looks pretty impressive Tom
Nice sharp results
I agree, roll on November s

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Re: 4K_Stills with Oly Lens + GX8

I'm impressed with the quality as well.
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Re: 4K_Stills with Oly Lens + GX8

Thanks guys for looking and your comments, I'm hoping to borrow the GX8 again next week for some more photo fun, the in body stabilisation works extremely well with my Olympus lenses.

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Re: 4K_Stills with Oly Lens + GX8

4k photo is a really exciting new technology, allowing you to captures those fleeting moments

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Re: 4K_Stills with Oly Lens + GX8

Used it on the GX8 at a Panasonic day with Damien Demolder. I found it useful for street photography but it is important to get the set up right.
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Re: 4K_Stills with Oly Lens + GX8

This looks impressive. What's that about the November upgrade is the EM1 going to be able to do this? I must have missed that
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This looks impressive. What's that about the November upgrade is the EM1 going to be able to do this? I must have missed that
Yes, it's already in the E-M10 MkII but I haven't had the opportunity to try it out yet. See here; http://www.olympus.co.uk/site/en/c/c..._ii/index.html

You can set it to record each frame as a 4K still or that plus generating and recording a 4K time lapse movie sequence.

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Re: 4K_Stills with Oly Lens + GX8

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This looks impressive. What's that about the November upgrade is the EM1 going to be able to do this? I must have missed that
No it isn't, all that is being added is 4K time lapse option i.e. the camera can output a 4K quality video of your time lapse images.
No 4K burst mode or video I'm afraid, you'll have to wait for the mark II
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No it isn't, all that is being added is 4K time lapse option i.e. the camera can output a 4K quality video of your time lapse images.
No 4K burst mode or video I'm afraid, you'll have to wait for the mark II
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Worth a look.
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Worth a look.
Very impressive!
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