Panasonic EVA-1 Review | Six Months On

Filmmaker Sam Thomson shares his thoughts on shooting with the Panasonic EVA-1 over the past six months

Freelance filmmaker Sam Thomson shares his thoughts on using the Panasonic AU-EVA1. The 5.7K Super 35mm compact cinema camera has been his main camera for the past six months. He discusses its strengths and weaknesses, so if you're thinking about buying the EVA1 then Sam’s real-world, six-month review should provide all the information you need. 

Key Features:

  • Capture incredibly detailed footage: The Panasonic AU-EVA1’s 5.7K sensor boasts a higher resolving image when it’s resolved down to 4K, UHD, 2K and 720p.
  • High dynamic range and vivid colours: The AU-EVA1 can capture a broad range of colours, shades and details using either V-Log or V-Gamut.
  • Lightweight and compact design: Weighing only 1.2kg with a form factor of 17x13.5x13.3cm, the AU-EVA1 is light enough to fit on a gimbal or drone, or simply attach the removable hand grip for comfortable handheld shooting.
  • Easily use with accessories: Panasonic has designed this camera with modern filmmakers in mind, adding multiple mounting points across the camera.
  • Compatible with a broad range of lenses: The AU-EVA1 utilises a native EF-mount, allowing users access to one of the broadest ranges of lenses on the market. 

About the Author

Sam Thomson is a London-based camera operator/editor who specialises in producing documentary-style content. You can see more of Sam’s work via his website.

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