Panasonic S1 AF Firmware & V-Log Tests / Does It Now Beat Sony?


Panasonic S1 AF Firmware & V-Log Tests / Does It Now Beat Sony?

Update on the Panasonic S1 with v1.2 firmware & DMW-SFU2 V-Log upgrade. Comparing autofocus performance, image quality, & video quality to the Sony a7 III.

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πŸ›’ Panasonic Lumix S1: https://geni.us/lTnTcL
πŸ›’ V-Log Upgrade DMW-SFU2: https://geni.us/y6TeA
πŸ›’ Sigma MC-21 Mount Converter: https://geni.us/QvnJBe
πŸ›’ Sony a7 III: https://geni.us/4t2K1q

Table of Contents:
0:53 – What’s New in Firmware v1.2
1:01 – IBIS Was Improved by 1/2 Stop
1:17 – Autofocus Tracking Improvements / Near & Far Shift
1:42 – Lenses Used for AF Comparison with Sony a7 III
2:02 – The S1 Autofocuses up to 25% Better Than Before
2:37 – Thoughts on the New Near Shift & Far Shift Functions
3:20 – Sony Still Wins with Hi+, but the S1 Is Quite Viable Now
4:08 – The S1 with Sigma MC-21 vs Sony a7 III with MC-11 Adapter
4:32 – Image Quality Comparison with Raw Photos & Same Lens
4:52 – White Balance & ISO Differences
5:44 – Video Section Starts / Testing the DMW-SFU2 V-Log Upgrade
5:54 – A Waveform Monitor Is Now Available
6:03 – The New MOV Container and 10-bit 4:2:2 Options
6:31 – Things That Aren’t Improved: 4K60 & High Speed Video
6:51 – Differences between V-Log and V-LogL
7:13 – Panasonic S1 V-Log vs Sony a7 III S-Log2
7:38 – Manually Correcting V-Log and S-Log2
7:58 – How to Expose the S1’s V-Log using ETTR
8:09 – Maximum Brightness Clipping Point of V-Log
8:58 – Tips for Maximizing Dynamic Range with V-Log vs S-Log2
9:36 – 10-bit vs 8-bit
12:00 – Color Accuracy Test
12:59 – Leeming LUT Applied Instantly Fixes Colors
13:16 – Practical Dynamic Range Test / Blue Skies & Shadows
15:23 – Video Autofocus Tests (S1 vs a7 III vs GH5)
16:13 – Background Pulsing Comparison During Video AF
16:34 – Results Recap & Conclusions

Relevant Videos:
Original Panasonic S1 Review: https://youtu.be/L75lL1GXXxU

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