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I'd rather not lug two systems if I don't have to. Absent the 5DS blowing me away, I think the Nikon primes and a couple of additional D810 bodies to eliminate frequent lens changes would be the way I would lean. My mind these days runs to 4K video and I guess I could bring the Sony PXW-X70 for that. A gentleman on one of the cinema forums where I have become a regular made an interesting post the other day. He had an opportunity to view his video creation (captured on the X-70) in a theatre on a 15' tall screen. He anticipated less than startling results, but to his surprise his 4K film was, in his words, spectacular. That little camera is really quite amazing given it's size and cost. The 4K upgrade last month boosted my investment by another $399 but to have that camera as a back up, and sometimes a primary along with the FS/7 is really wonderful. At least some of my forays into video equipment aren't requiring a do over
Sachtler, long time maker of video supports and heads, is sending me a new set of carbon fiber "sticks" with a head they recommend for the FS/7 and F-55 cameras. They apparently have a great demo program, all on their own nickel, where they send out gear for videographers to use for a couple of weeks just to make sure it's what you need. Should have listened to Jay and Rob's advice early in the game, but I looked at those and winced at six to 10 grand for a tripod head combo and here I am. Oh well, ya don't know what ya don't know sometimes.