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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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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

February 6, 20160 Comments

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 […]

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

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

February 5, 20161 Comment

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 […]

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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

February 5, 20161 Comment

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 […]

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

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

February 5, 20160 Comments

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 […]

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A Closer Look of the New Sony a6300 with Kenta Honjo

A Closer Look of the New Sony a6300 with Kenta Honjo

February 4, 20160 Comments

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 […]

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Sony a6300 Has Landed. Plus NEW G Master Lenses

Sony a6300 Has Landed. Plus NEW G Master Lenses

February 3, 20160 Comments

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 […]

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

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

February 3, 20160 Comments

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 […]

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Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Has Landed

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Has Landed

February 1, 20160 Comments

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, […]

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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

January 31, 20160 Comments

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 […]

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

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

January 27, 20161 Comment

“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 […]

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