Author Archive for Erik Naso

I'm a broadcast DP In San Diego. I enjoy sharing what I'm working on and testing new equipment. This blog is also part of giving back. I've learned so much from so many people.

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I Want the NEW Sony a99 II Menu on my a7rii PLEASE!

I Want the NEW Sony a99 II Menu on my a7rii PLEASE!

September 21, 20160 Comments

With so many camera releases and updates in the last couple of weeks one that I wish and hope to see in a firmware update is the new menu system on the Sony a99 II camera. Sony finally addressed the worst menu system I have ever used and is making it more user friendly. What […]

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SanDisk Drops a WHOOPING 1TB SDXC I Card

SanDisk Drops a WHOOPING 1TB SDXC I Card

September 21, 20160 Comments

SanDisk’s Dinest Bahal. “Sixteen years ago we introduced the first SanDisk 64MB SD card and today we are enabling capacities of 1TB,” Woof! Thats one big ass SD card! SanDisk going from 64MB to 1TB in 16 years time is crazy. When new high capacity media cards are introduced they always cost a fortune. Well I’m sure […]

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Demo: Aputure Light Storm LS 1S Outside on a Cloudy Day

Demo: Aputure Light Storm LS 1S Outside on a Cloudy Day

September 20, 20160 Comments

I had a quick talent shoot for a promo that was outside. I do these a lot and my go to setup is a bounce board and an overhead scrim or butterfly like this set up. Well… that setup wouldn’t work on this day. It was suppose to rain and the sky was grey so […]

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Sony Reboots the A-Mount with the New a99 II

Sony Reboots the A-Mount with the New a99 II

September 19, 20160 Comments

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS 42MP Full-Frame Exmor R BSI CMOS Sensor BIONZ X Image Processor & Front-End LSI 0.5″ 2.36M-Dot XGA OLED Tru-Finder EVF Internal UHD 4K Video & S-Log3 Gamma S&Q Motion in Full HD from 1-120 fps Hybrid Phase Detection AF System ISO 102400 and 12 fps Shooting with AF 5-Axis SteadyShot INSIDE Stabilization 3.0″ […]

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GoPro KARMA is a Drone and a Handheld Stabilizer in One PLUS New Hero5

GoPro KARMA is a Drone and a Handheld Stabilizer in One PLUS New Hero5

September 19, 20160 Comments

We know now what KARMA is and it looks impressive. A drone that is also a handheld GoPro stabilizer is a great idea and a designing nightmare at the same time. I can understand why it has taken so long to finally release KARMA. It has to be really good at being a drone and […]

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Panasonic GH5 Goes 4K Internal 10 BIT 4:2:2 PLUS 6K Photo

Panasonic GH5 Goes 4K Internal 10 BIT 4:2:2 PLUS 6K Photo

September 19, 20162 Comments

  Panasonic GH5 Highlights 4K 10 bit 4:2:2 at 30p, 25p, 24p, 23.98p Internal Recording 4K 60p/50p 8 bit 4:2:0 Internal Recording New 18MP Sensor 6K Photo (Not 6K Video) I did a Facebook Live this morning covering my thoughts and interacting with people that watched. Check it out! The new Panasonic GH5 is one loaded little […]

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Apple Wants to Remove the Headphone Port On The MacBook Pro As Well

Apple Wants to Remove the Headphone Port On The MacBook Pro As Well

September 15, 20161 Comment

Seems Apple has a thing for the 3.5mm headphone port on more than just the new iPhone 7. Apple is asking people on a Twitter survey if they use the headphone port on their MacBook Pro Retina display. I can understand the iPhone 7 since it’s a small device and maybe the space can be […]

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Canon Introduces New EOS M5 Mirrorless APS-C Camera

Canon Introduces New EOS M5 Mirrorless APS-C Camera

September 15, 20161 Comment

Canon EOS M5 mirrorless camera is their first mirrorless camera with an onboard EVF. A big improvement over the M3 that required you to purchase a add on EVF if you wanted one.  The EOS M5 has some nice features for video. It’s not loaded but it’s a pretty good start. Notably the M5 uses a “digital” […]

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New Think Tank Airport Advantage Designed For Commuter Carry On PLUS New 3DR Backpack

New Think Tank Airport Advantage Designed For Commuter Carry On PLUS New 3DR Backpack

September 13, 20160 Comments

Who doesn’t like to hear a new Think Tank  bag is here! Well maybe your wallet 😀   Think Tank just released a brand designed rolling camera bag PLUS  a drone backpack.  Designed for traveling on commuter or regional jets, the new Airport Advantage rolling camera bag’s customized interior holds the maximum amount of gear that […]

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Aputure Updates Amaran HR672 with New Tri-8. Pro Quality Build & More Output.

Aputure Updates Amaran HR672 with New Tri-8. Pro Quality Build & More Output.

September 11, 20161 Comment

My first Aputure product I bought was the Amaran HR672 light panels because I needed a portable light for a few outside shoots and these put out a lot of light in a small package. Check out my review HERE At IBC 2016 this weekend Aputure introduced an all new version of the Amaran. The […]

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