02-06-2023 05:42 AM - last edited on 02-07-2023 10:00 AM by Danny
I shoot mostly stills for real estate, architecture, kitchen remodels etc. My 5D MkIV is excellent for this.
I am starting to shoot video and find my 5DmkIV which sits on a DJI Ronin RS3 very heavy.
What lighter body would you recommend for video? Must haves are full frame & duel memory card.
02-06-2023 07:07 AM
What lens are you using? Depending upon what that is, I don't think you'll be able to save that much weight in moving to a different body. e.g. if moving to a mirrorless camera and using an EF lens, you'd need to add in the weight an an EF to RF lens adapter.
Do you absolutely need full-frame for video? The 5D IV applies a very heavy crop to the sensor (approx 1.7x) which is slightly more than the 1.6x crop in APS-C sized sensor bodies. Depending upon your lens, you could end up with a lighter setup if using say an EOS R7 along with a lightweight lens (if that particular lens would meet your focal length needs of course).
Also, what are you currently needing for audio?
02-06-2023 08:12 AM
I won’t need audio. I currently use a 16-35 USM. I didn’t know the 5D crops to that extent. Does this mean my 90D is better for video? (it’s also slightly lighter than the 5D but only one card slot).
02-07-2023 12:44 AM
Full frame, dual memory card = Canon R5. The R5 is the mirrorless successor to the 5DmkIV. I have both and the R5 works well. the RF 24-70 is also a good match if you want to do more video.
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