Does FUJI have the BEST Camera for VIDEO? (Fujifilm X-H1 vs Sony a7 III)

Does FUJI have the BEST Camera for VIDEO? (Fujifilm X-H1 vs Sony a7 III)

Review of the Fujifilm X-H1 for video shooting & value comparison to the Sony a7 III. Does the Fuji X-H1 hold its own against full frame for 4K video?

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Table of Contents:
0:30 – Why I’m Reviewing the Fujifilm X-H1
1:22 – The Lenses I Tested (XF 23mm f1.4 R & XF 56mm f1.2 R)
1:40 – Total Cost Breakdown
2:18 – Short Answer: Did I Love It?
2:50 – Things I Like about the X-H1: The New Grip
3:09 – The Inclusion of an AF-ON Button
3:21 – Regular Firmware Updates & Solid Menus
4:00 – Build Quality of the Body & Lenses
4:12 – Aperture Rings & Manual Focus Clutches
4:21 – The ISO Dial is Great for Video Shooters
4:52 – The IBIS is Very, Very Good
5:11 – Changing Manual Focus from Non-Linear to Linear
6:03 – The Autofocus Seems Solid, but Not as Good as Canon/Sony
6:37 – Overall the X-H1 Can Capture Great Images, but…
7:12 – Why I Wouldn’t Recommend It
7:23 – The Battery is Terrible
7:43 – The Vintage Dials Actually Waste Time
8:39 – The Secondary Always-On Display Doesn’t Make Sense
9:23 – The X-H1 Relies Heavily on the Grip (Vertical Power Booster)
10:06 – Videos Are Split into 4GB Files
10:31 – The 4K Is Cropped & the 120p Is Fake (Processed Slow-mo)
11:03 – Didn’t Really Like the Look of the Eterna Film Simulation
11:32 – X-H1 Video Samples (Eterna, F-Log, & Included LUTs)
12:51 – Value Considerations & Comparison to Sony a7 III
13:07 – My Sony a7 III Setup & Total Cost
13:40 – The Full Frame Sony Is Actually Cheaper?!
14:21 – Isn’t APS-C Supposed to Be Smaller & Less Expensive?
14:30 – Weight Comparison: The Fuji Weighs More
14:46 – Performance & Quality Notes on Sony vs Fuji
15:06 – Colour Science of Fuji vs Sony: They’re Easy to Match
15:40 – Conclusions & Who Should Buy This Camera

Products Mentioned:
Fujifilm X-H1:ย
Fujinon XF 23mm f/1.4 R:ย
Fujinon XF 56mm f/1.2 R:ย
Fujifilm VPB-XH1 Grip:ย
Fujifilm X-T2:ย
Sony a7 III:
Sony 85mm f/1.8:ย
Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Art for Sony E:

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