Playback (view) taken still images in camera BMPCC4K/6K

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Playback (view) taken still images in camera BMPCC4K/6K

PostSat Nov 21, 2020 12:00 pm

PROBLEM: I do not understand why is it so hard to get a fuction to VIEW taken still images in BMPCC4K / 6K cameras. Both cam have the ability to take dng stills, but we cannot playback them.

SOLUTION IDEA: Make a new firmware where you fix this issue. I fully understand this is not a photo camera, but playback images in camera is a must have feature. It is like able to capture a video but you can only view it on a computer. Nonsense.

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Re: Playback (view) taken still images in camera BMPCC4K/6K

PostSat Nov 21, 2020 3:36 pm

They had just a solution in developing, I read somewhere that newer firmware will save a braw single frame when you hit the still button.
The same can you save from resolve from braw video.


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Re: Playback (view) taken still images in camera BMPCC4K/6K

PostSat Nov 21, 2020 4:12 pm

Leica make a digital camera that doesn’t even have a screen!

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leica_M-D_(Typ_262)

I’m kidding a little.

When you playback the camera is actually rebooting a different firmware.

I’m sure there’s no technical reason it couldn’t playback a still, it’s more likely that it hasn’t been a priority to do so. They have a small development team and opening up more discrete firmware options like this I’m sure becomes a question of resources.

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Re: Playback (view) taken still images in camera BMPCC4K/6K

PostSat Nov 21, 2020 5:05 pm

John Brawley wrote:Leica make a digital camera that doesn’t even have a screen!



True. Indeed, Leica has made several digital M cameras that don't have an LCD. They are for people who like rangefinders and want a camera that acts completely like a film camera. Neither of Leica's first two digital cameras - the M8 and the M9 - had an LCD.

The M (Typ 240), which I have, was the first with a display. When it was released, there was no shortage of photographers who objected to both the LCD and the M240's ability to shoot video. I mostly use the LCD for menu settings. I usually use the M240's rangefinder, rather than the LCD, to focus, and I very rarely use the LCD to play back photos. That said, I sometimes use my M240 with a bellows for macro photography, and I couldn't do that without the LCD. I also use the LCD whenever I have the camera on a tripod.

Leica has since made a couple of M cameras without an LCD. Personally, I find an LCD useful enough that I wouldn't purchase one of these cameras, but I see the attraction. Absent an LCD, one is left with rangefinder focusing, basic manual controls and manual lenses. In other words, a camera that works like my 64 year old M3, which is my favourite camera. The M3 is just a pleasure to shoot with, because of both its ergonomics and its simplicity. Leica also makes digital M cameras that only shoot black and white, and there appears to be a fairly strong market for them.
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