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Forward thinking the A7s is capable of 4k (with external recorder, e.g. atomos shogun) which is trendy and can shoot at a higher fps (120 fps) and in S-log which for me is three major selling points over the 5D. Not to mention the picture is a lot sharper. The 5D in my opinion is not something I would want to use given the option of the A7s, the image is ...
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Okay, so it turns out that the shutter change is automatic depending on the amount of light available. You cannot alter the shutter manually. What this means in practical terms is that, with room lightning you are 99% guaranteed that you're shooting wide open, which just blurs everything and makes the video mode pretty much unusable. Thanks Canon.
Blurriness is also affected by focus. Apart from the aperture make sure that you have focused on your subject. (Again read the manual on how to do this)
To use a DSLR for video, a lens is a requirement. A DSLR body is only a sensor and control circuitry, with absolutely nothing that will focus light on to the sensor. If you could even get it to record without a lens attached, you would simply have a large colored square recorded. That said, for what you are trying to do, a DSLR is probably not what you ...
If it was me, I would do some testing, first I would try putting a "action cam" like a GoPro or similar (eBay do some knock offs which are like £35) and attach it to a helmet or head strap to see if this is what is expected as this way the "actor" can act normally (looking around, shaking their heads, nodding etc) but in the end you might not like this style ...
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