Mid level camera thoughts.

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  1. Siman/OH

    Siman/OH Legendary Woodsman

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    Ive posted similar questions before, but want to get some more input.

    If you had between $1500 and $3000, what kinda camera would you get into. Been looking close at the Panasonic X1000 in particular.

    Obviously keys would be low light, 4k and optical zoom.
     
  2. Justin

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    I'm going with my same answer as before - Sony AX-100.
     
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    I'm a Sony guy, so I would be looking the PXW-Z150. It's a little outside the $3000 range but it would be the obvious upgrade to my PXW-X70. Major benefit is the 1" sensor. 120 FPS recording capabilities in HD.

    I do like the looks of the X1000.
     
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    If I had the cash I'd stay in the Canon family I've grown used to them so G40 for me.
     
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    Another thought would be the Sony A7S or A7S II. As a self filmer I would be hesitant about trying out this as my main camera, but if you are a dedicated cameraman this baby is amazing. Obviously this one will cost you on the back end with adding pro audio other accessories but as cousin Eddie would say "She's a beaut Clark". A full frame sensor recording 4K with the best low light performance on the market. What's not to love. If she only came in a camcorder format.
     
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    I should add in that i would use it for both self filming and the designated cameraman style of hunting.
     
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    Siman/OH Legendary Woodsman

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    This is what you use for BH or D right?
     
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    He and some other guys do. Its the one im going to upgrade to!
     
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    The Panasonic GH5 intrigues me. I think it will be my next purchase


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