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Sony introduces 18-110mm Super 35mm / APS-C lens with power zoom capability

Sony introduces 18-110mm Super 35mm / APS-C lens with power zoom capability

September 9, 20160 Comments

Sony introduces a new high performance 18-110mm Super 35mm / APS-C cinema lens for the s35 or APS-C format that’s designed to work best with s35 cameras like the FS7 and FS5  and hybrids swell like the a6300 since but, is it worth the hefty price tag of $3,500? I’m not sure but it does look […]

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Sony FS5 RAW Upgrade CBKZ-FS5RIF Now Available

Sony FS5 RAW Upgrade CBKZ-FS5RIF Now Available

June 1, 20161 Comment

Sony FS5 RAW Upgrade CBKZ-FS5RIF is now available from a few authorized Sony dealers. My good friends at Texas Media Systems has them in stock for $600. Give them a call if you want it today. I’m not clear how the install will go. If you buy it and install it please leave a comment […]

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Sony FS5 Firmware V2.0 With RAW Out now Available

Sony FS5 Firmware V2.0 With RAW Out now Available

May 16, 20162 Comments

Here is what the new Sony FS5 firmware gets you. New V2.0 update. 1.     The ND filter density can now be adjusted automatically. 2.     Shooting and recording in RAW mode is now supported. (“CBKZ-FS5RIF” (sold separately) is required) 3.     The zebra function has been enhanced, allowing you to select two […]

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Balboa Park at Sunset. Shooting the Sony FS5 with New V1.11 Firmware

Balboa Park at Sunset. Shooting the Sony FS5 with New V1.11 Firmware

February 29, 20161 Comment

This Sony FS5 review is the most live one I’ve done. Just hours before I was going to send back my demo camera to Sony the V1.11 firmware update was released. Sony was gracious enough to let me hold on to the FS5 and update the firmware to test it out for a few more […]

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Updated Sony FS5 Firmware V1.11 Fixes Tearing and Blocking Image Issues

Updated Sony FS5 Firmware V1.11 Fixes Tearing and Blocking Image Issues

February 25, 20160 Comments

The issues was noted by Paul Antico and Andrew Reed and although it can be avoided it certainly isn’t acceptable. Sony jumped on it and stated they are going to fix it and they did it record time. So what the heck is going on? Sony says it’s a two fold problem but both have […]

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Sony FS5 Face Detection Plus the Sony UWP-D16 Wireless in Action!

Sony FS5 Face Detection Plus the Sony UWP-D16 Wireless in Action!

February 24, 20161 Comment

Here is another little test but this one is on the air! I know auto focus isn’t very good in general with most video cameras. The exception is the Canon’s Dual Pixel AF but Sony has made some advances and the Sony FS5 that I have on loan has Face Detection track auto focus. I […]

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FS5 Clear Image Zoom Test. I Love this Feature! Plus Slog3

FS5 Clear Image Zoom Test. I Love this Feature! Plus Slog3

February 22, 20160 Comments

I’m almost done shooting test shots with the FS5 for my review. I have two promos this week that I’m going to shoot with the FS5. Both are talent on camera so will have some skin tone to play with. Yippie! Clear Image Zoom is one of the coolest features on alpha cameras like the […]

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Sony FS5: Shooting at 240 Frames Per Second

Sony FS5: Shooting at 240 Frames Per Second

February 10, 20160 Comments

FS5 240 FPS TEST from Erik Naso on Vimeo. I wanted to see what 240 FPS looks like with the FS5. I used the Sony 18-105 lens for all these shots. Yes some are soft and I feel it’s me. I was obsessed with these kites and framing the sun. Ugh…. The compression on Vimeo […]

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Sony FS5: Quick Slog2 S-Gamut Test Plus First Impressions

Sony FS5: Quick Slog2 S-Gamut Test Plus First Impressions

February 8, 20164 Comments

I took the Sony FS5 outside for a very quick test in bright light. For this I used the Sony E 30mm f3.5 Macro. This cheap lens is a very good performer. I use it a lot on the a6000 since it’s APS-C. Works great on the FS5 too. I really like shooting macro. It’s […]

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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, 20168 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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