Tag: A7s

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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Movcam A7s LANC Adapter Cable Brings Record Trigger and More.

Movcam A7s LANC Adapter Cable Brings Record Trigger and More.

November 18, 20158 Comments

This new Movcam A7s LANC adapter cable is really good news for anyone looking to put a A7s on your shoulder or in some kind of rig for handheld use. Add this new Movcam Anti-Skid Control Handgrip with LANC Start/Stop too and you have a vive simple way to trigger record on the a7s   […]

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Sony XAVC S Round Trip Issue Workaround with Premiere Pro CC to DaVinci Resolve

Sony XAVC S Round Trip Issue Workaround with Premiere Pro CC to DaVinci Resolve

November 3, 201511 Comments

I’m getting comfortable using DaVinci Resolve 12 for the most part. Color Grading is just the best and the editing portion is pretty good too but I still have to use Premiere Pro CC 2015. I’ve been using the new Sony A7s II and a7r II lately I wanted to test how well XML round […]

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You Don’t Have to Shoot Log all the Time. Right?

You Don’t Have to Shoot Log all the Time. Right?

October 27, 20153 Comments

Lately I’ve been asking myself why do I always shoot in log mode? Yes more dynamic range is nice but in low contrast situations is it really necessary? So I decided to go for a more baked in look with the original Sony a7s for situations that don’t need to be so flat and makes post […]

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Real World Sony a7s mkII Samples Plus Shipping Starts this Week

Real World Sony a7s mkII Samples Plus Shipping Starts this Week

October 14, 20153 Comments

Here are three new Sony a7s II videos shot by Mark Galer. I like the look of the 4K image. Has lots of detail on small objects. These cameras are getting insanely good. Check out the cruise ship and the rails on the deck. No moire just pure detail. Some banding but that should be […]

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Sony Adds Uncompressed 14-bit RAW Still Image Capture for New Cameras!

Sony Adds Uncompressed 14-bit RAW Still Image Capture for New Cameras!

September 15, 20150 Comments

This is big news for RAW shooters. If the new a7R II wants to be a pro camera it needed to have true RAW and now it will but not today. The a7s II will have it when it ships in October then followed by a firmware update for the a7R II. I wish the A7s could […]

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Veydra Mini Primes gets new Sony E and C Mount Options

Veydra Mini Primes gets new Sony E and C Mount Options

August 13, 20150 Comments

After a successful Kickstarter campaign Veydra now plan to release a new C-Mount for cameras like the digital Bolex and E-Mount for Sony NEX cameras including the Sony A7s, A7RII, A6000, FS-700, and FS-7. The 25mm, 35mm, 50mm and soon to be released 85mm Mini Primes will all get the E-Mount option. These will work in APS-C […]

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Sony a7R II are Arriving in Europe and Dan Chung is shooting samples

Sony a7R II are Arriving in Europe and Dan Chung is shooting samples

August 1, 20150 Comments

Nice samples from Dan Chung of Newsshooter.com with a production model a7R II. I like the look a lot and so far Dan seems pretty happy in the blog post. Check it out HERE for part one. Click HERE for the slow motion test article. Dan says the HFR footage isn’t any better than the […]

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New Sony firmware 2.0 Update released today. A6000 Gets XAVC-S. A7 Cameras Get Faster Boot Up.

New Sony firmware 2.0 Update released today. A6000 Gets XAVC-S. A7 Cameras Get Faster Boot Up.

June 16, 20156 Comments

New Sony firmware 2.0 update released today for the A7/A7r/A7s and A6000 The winner in the group is the A6000 getting XAVC-S recording. The update improves the startup time too but that’s all the A cams get. No real game changing updates to the A7 cameras. Improves camera function and provides picture improvement for the following lenses. Sony Distagon […]

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Convergent Design Lays Out Firmware Road Map For Odyssey 7, 7Q and 7Q+

Convergent Design Lays Out Firmware Road Map For Odyssey 7, 7Q and 7Q+

March 6, 20150 Comments

Good to see a road map of new features coming for the Odyssey 7, 7Q  & 7Q+. The beauty of these new devices is how fixes as well as substantial features can be add to them over time keeping them a up to date. I for one am interested in a ProRes 4:2:2 option custom […]

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