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Getting Audio Into the Sony a6000. Yep. It can be done PLUS Sony UWP-D Wireless

Getting Audio Into the Sony a6000. Yep. It can be done PLUS Sony UWP-D Wireless

I love my Sony a6000! (now $500) It’s been a great “take me everywhere” camera. It’s really become my blogging camera too. I can fit it in a bag with my favorite Sigma 30mm f2.8 DN lens and i’m set for BTS shooting. Yes it has it’s faults but all cameras do right? With all the […]

February 6, 20160 Comments
Promo Shoot with Olympic Hopefuls at 180 FPS with the Sony FS7

Promo Shoot with Olympic Hopefuls at 180 FPS with the Sony FS7

Olympic Hopefuls Shot at 180 FPS with the Sony FS7 from Erik Naso on Vimeo. One of my favorite features of the FS7 is the ability to shoot at 180 frames per second with the full s35 read out and no burst mode. It’s rally damn good too! I had this shoot for Black History […]

February 5, 20161 Comment
Sony’s new G Master 85mm Lens is a Telling Look into the Future

Sony’s new G Master 85mm Lens is a Telling Look into the Future

The new Sony G Master 85mm 1.4 GM is showing me that Sony is going to try to make a lens that will make video and stills shooters happy, but can this be done with the current 85mm 1.4 GM? Also worth noting that the G Master lenses are not a Zeiss/Sony partnership at least not […]

February 5, 20161 Comment
FCPX 10.2.3 Update Brings Canon C300 MKII XF-AVC Codec.

FCPX 10.2.3 Update Brings Canon C300 MKII XF-AVC Codec.

Final Cut Pro X version 10.2.3 update has been rolled out. A big one is for Canon C300 MKII users. The update brings support for XF-AVC. I’ve heard through friends that the 12 bit 444 or LongGOP wasn’t recognized. I don’t have any C300 MKII clips to test this with. If you do and want to send […]

February 5, 20160 Comments
A Closer Look of the New Sony a6300 with Kenta Honjo

A Closer Look of the New Sony a6300 with Kenta Honjo

Great interview with Kenta Honjo of Sony showing and explaining some of the key new features of the Sony a6300 No pixel binning here! The 4K video is 6K and downrezing to 4K. This gives a much better clearer, sharper image. How much rolling shutter on this new sensor you ask? Me too! 😀 Sony a6300 PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS […]

February 4, 20160 Comments
Sony a6300 Has Landed. Plus NEW G Master Lenses

Sony a6300 Has Landed. Plus NEW G Master Lenses

One of my favorite cameras is the a6000. I shoot a lot of stills for my blog post with it. It’s small and light and takes great pictures plus HD video is pretty darn good too. Aputure EZ Box Hands On Review from Erik Naso on Vimeo. I shot this EZ Box review solely with […]

February 3, 20160 Comments
Lower Pricing for both Atomos Shogun and Ninja Assassin 4K Recorders

Lower Pricing for both Atomos Shogun and Ninja Assassin 4K Recorders

The Atomos Shogun is now selling for $500 less at $1495 and the Ninja Assassin 4K is $300 less at just under $1000. These are new pricing not a sale or rebate. The good deal is with the 7″ HDMI only Ninja Assassin 4K. For $995 you get a very good monitor with a recorder too. Compared to […]

February 3, 20160 Comments
Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Has Landed

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Has Landed

It’s been a while since Canon has impressed and I have to say the $5999 EOS-1D X MKII looks pretty nice. PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS 20.2MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor Dual DIGIC 6+ Image Processors 3.2″ 1.62m-Dot Touchscreen LCD Monitor DCI 4K Video at 60 fps, 8.8MP Still Grab 61-Point High Density Reticular AF II Native ISO 51200, […]

February 1, 20160 Comments
Sony Lens Rebate. Save Up to $200 on a Wide Selection Through Feb. 14th

Sony Lens Rebate. Save Up to $200 on a Wide Selection Through Feb. 14th

Lots of Sony lenses and some other kit too like one of my favorites the a6000 for $498. with $50. OFF plus save on other cameras, flashes and adapters too. SAVE $200 on these Sony Lenses: • Save $200 on Sony 24mm f/1.8 ZA E-Mount Carl Zeiss Sonnar APS-C Lens • Save $200 on Sony 16-105mm […]

January 31, 20160 Comments
Sony Promises to Fix Image Issues with FS5 in February Firmware Update

Sony Promises to Fix Image Issues with FS5 in February Firmware Update

“Sony has investigated the PXW-FS5 image artifact issues reported by users. Our engineers have been able to duplicate these issues and identify their root cause. Sony plans to provide a firmware update. Our goal is to issue this revised firmware toward February/end.  To ensure that users achieve the best results from the FS5, Sony is […]

January 27, 20161 Comment

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Aputure EZ Box, Veydra Mini Primes and FCPX. A Crazy Review of them ALL!

Aputure EZ Box, Veydra Mini Primes and FCPX. A Crazy Review of them ALL!

This is going to be an odd review. I decided to not only do a review of the new Aputure EZ Box but give you some first impressions of the Veydra Mini Primes and editing my first review with FCPX. Veydra Mini Primes in E-Mount I just received a set of Veydra Mini Primes in […]

January 25, 20164 Comments
Røde Microphones VideoMic Me Ups The Sound Quality On Smart Phones

Røde Microphones VideoMic Me Ups The Sound Quality On Smart Phones

Using your iPhone for journalism is growing and in general we tend to pull out our iPhone and shoot video more than with a proper video camera. It’s great to be able to have access to a very good quality image these days that fits in your pocket. The onboard mic on the iPhone is […]

November 21, 20152 Comments
Does the Sony a7s II Overheat? I Put the Camera to the Test

Does the Sony a7s II Overheat? I Put the Camera to the Test

When the a7r II came out News Shooter Editor Dan Chung took the camera out to shoot a mini-doc and during the production the camera overheated. Since then we all wondered if the a7s II would as well so I did a little test to see if it does and here is the results. It […]

November 1, 201510 Comments
The a7s II has Arrived! My First Impressions After a Couple Hours. Plus a Nice a7s I Profile

The a7s II has Arrived! My First Impressions After a Couple Hours. Plus a Nice a7s I Profile

Midday today my Sony a7s II arrived and I wish I had it one day earlier since I had a shoot today and would’ve loved to use it. Before I move into the a7s II  I have some good news for you a7s I users. I have a profile I’m going to share with you […]

October 22, 201513 Comments
Aputure Light Storm Ls 1s High Output LED Light at a Bargain Price. Hands on Review

Aputure Light Storm Ls 1s High Output LED Light at a Bargain Price. Hands on Review

  At NAB 2015 I went to visit the Aputure booth and was blown away by how many cool products they have in the works. The DEC wireless adapter and new monitor just to name a few, but the new high output LED lights really stand out. I’ve been using Aputure lights for the last year […]

September 19, 201520 Comments
Sony Ar7II at 120FPS.

Sony Ar7II at 120FPS.

Here is a little sample of the Sony A7rII at 120 fps. Not bad. A little soft but still fun! The camera shoots 120fps in 720p. It would be great to get 108o. Full review coming soon! I think I’m all done shooting and B&H wants their camera back now. LOL! Follow me on Twitter @eriknaso and […]

September 15, 20153 Comments
First Day With The Sony A7rII Shooting Internal 4K. IBIS & Slog2 Test

First Day With The Sony A7rII Shooting Internal 4K. IBIS & Slog2 Test

A7rII is here! So many features to try. Hard to pick the first few. It does feel nice in the hand. #videoproduction #filmmaking #a7rII #sony #photography #eriknaso #camerareview A photo posted by Erik Naso (@eriknaso) on Aug 19, 2015 at 10:02am PDT B&H was gracious enough to send me a Sony A7rII for review. The […]

August 25, 201511 Comments
Which EVF Should I Buy? Zacuto Gratical X or SmallHD Sidefinder

Which EVF Should I Buy? Zacuto Gratical X or SmallHD Sidefinder

I don’t usually if ever do a face-off of two products, but in this case I think it’s interesting because both the Zacuto Gratical X and SmallHD Sidefinder have strengths that may or may not be what you need and I get asked a lot which one should I buy so this should help you […]

August 10, 20155 Comments
SmallHD Sidefinder with 502 Monitor Hands on Review

SmallHD Sidefinder with 502 Monitor Hands on Review

The SmallHD 500 series are bright sharp 5″ monitors. I have the 502 and so far it’s a must carry to all my shoots. It has a few quirks but nothing that won’t get fixed in future firmware updates. Let’s face it. Nothing is perfect but when a product helps make your job easier it […]

August 4, 20154 Comments
Zacuto Gratical X Feature Install Tutorial and Hands On Review

Zacuto Gratical X Feature Install Tutorial and Hands On Review

The less expensive Zacuto Gratical X is here! It’s the exact same EVF as the Gratical HD only ships with no on-board tools or features added to keep the price down. This is a great option if you want the excellent image quality of the Gratical HD but couldn’t afford the full featured model. I […]

July 29, 20156 Comments

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