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New firmware update enables XAVC S format video recording to SDHC memory cards with Sony a7R II and a7S II

New firmware update enables XAVC S format video recording to SDHC memory cards with Sony a7R II and a7S II

April 27, 20160 Comments

New firmware update for the Sony a7R II and a7S II enable XAVC S format video recording to SDHC memory cards. Prior to the update XAVC S format video could only be recorded to SDXC cards. “Any recorded files larger than 4GB will be split into multiple files to comply with a 4GB maximum file size limitation. […]

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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, 20166 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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Sony “Clear Image Zoom” Gets 2X Zoom With No Image Quality Loss.

Sony “Clear Image Zoom” Gets 2X Zoom With No Image Quality Loss.

December 21, 201517 Comments

A lesser known function on the new alpha cameras is called Clear Image Zoom. It’s a digital zoom feature that gives you a maximum of 2 times zoom. This is great but just how good is it? Well it’s pretty dang good! From my testing I can’t see any image quality loss when using Clear Image Zoom […]

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a7s II and a7r II Firmware Update boost “Improved Video Quality”

a7s II and a7r II Firmware Update boost “Improved Video Quality”

December 19, 20156 Comments

A little Pre-Holiday gift for Sony  a7s II and a7r II owners but what is this gift? The only one that stands out is “Improves picture quality” That is a big deal however Sony doesn’t define what that is. Improved color? Less noise? More dynamic Range? I suppose we have to install and see. I’m […]

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Black Sun Spot Issue With A7s II Now Fixed With Firmware 1.20

Black Sun Spot Issue With A7s II Now Fixed With Firmware 1.20

November 20, 20150 Comments

The black spot issue that mainly plagued the PAL versions of the a7s II is now fixable with this firmware update. I tried to get my NTSC version to fail but couldn’t. Now I’m seeing spots and need an eye exam. 😀 Follow me on Twitter @eriknaso and check out my page on Facebook. Thanks for coming by! […]

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Ice Skaters at 120 fps With The Sony A7s II

Ice Skaters at 120 fps With The Sony A7s II

November 20, 20153 Comments

Last night I went out to get a few shots for a promo I’m working on. Every year we do a Holiday Show that consist mainly of ice skaters. The rink is donated and all the proceeds go to a local Childrens Hospital. It’s great local event that goes for two months. My station is […]

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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

November 1, 201510 Comments

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 […]

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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

October 22, 201515 Comments

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 […]

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Sony A7s & New A7s II S-Log2 Side by Side Comparison

Sony A7s & New A7s II S-Log2 Side by Side Comparison

October 16, 20151 Comment

Newsshooter video test: Sony a7S vs a7S II colour in S-Log ungraded from Dan Chung on Vimeo. Dan Chung from Newsshooter.com was at the Sony a7s II event in Germany and had some quality time with the a7s II. He posted this video so I downloaded the clip from Vimeo and had a go at […]

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