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Sony Introduces Compressed Raw for F5 and F55

More details emerge on the additional functionality built into the new Sony AXS-R7 4K Raw recorder for the PMW-F5 and F55 CineAlta cameras. You may remember, at NAB we told you about the new compressed raw format called X-OCN (eXtended Original Camera Negative) that Sony is implementing

4K Raw at 120FPS Coming to the Sony F55 Soon #SonyCountdown

Earlier this month, the Sony F55 and F5 received the latest 7.01 firmware update granting new functionality which was previously shown at IBC 2015 in Amsterdam. New features include Quick Menu in the side display, Extended Zebras, Rec.2020 Support (F55) and expanded options for simultaneous recording. The firmware

Sony Releases New 4K SxS Memory Card Player

Being one of the first companies that has successfully adopted and implemented 4K acquisition across the board at all budget levels, Sony continue to develop the format by pushing the technology boundaries even further. Recently, the company announced a new 4K SxS memory player, filling the gap in this market

Basics of Shooting Super Slow Motion Video

Shooting a super-slow motion video can be a real fun, especially if you have a chance to play with one of those fancy Phantom cameras that can shoot some impressive 3,000fps. One can achieve а decent results by also using the overcrank mode of the Red Dragon, Arri Amira

Shooting 360fps with the Sony F55

While most equipment and techniques featured on 4K Shooters are for the budget-oriented shooters, or aspiring professionals, here’s something slightly different. For the price of an entire EPIC-M RED DRAGON Pro Collection, you can upgrade your existing Sony PMW-F55 from 240fps in 2K to 360fps in 1080p.

gStabi H14 Gimbal for Sony FS700, F5/F55, Canon C300, Red Epic and More

The 3-axis handheld gimbal stabilizers inevitably changed the way we shoot video. They gave us more creative freedom to make more innovative decisions on set, to plan even more complex camera movements, thus achieving better results and increasing the production value of our work. Many of the most popular gimbals continue to

Convergent Design Adds 4K ProRes to Odyssey 7Q

Odyssey 7Q is one of the flagship products of Convergent Design. A high-resolution OLED Monitor, 4K Recorder and playback all-in-one. It’s an excellent piece of gear especially for Sony FS700 users who want to record 4K raw and keep the maximum quality through the SDI output of their camera. Now,

Sony F5 Internal 4K Recording “Mod” Video Tutorial

In less than a week, the Sony F5 4K hack (more-like) “mod” discovered by experienced UK cameraman called Paul Ream became a a topic of hot debate over the state of modern digital cinema cameras, the future of 4K acquisition, and the ethics of manufacturers limiting the internal

Details on the Sony F5 Internal 4K “All Files” Mod

Earlier this week the we reported that UK cameraman & Sony F5 owner Paul Ream was able to somehow modify/hack his Sony PMW-F5 and enable internal 4K XAVC recording, a feature only available on the twice more expensive, global shutter Sony F55. Following his initial tweet earlier this week, the filmmaking blogosphere exploded

Sony F5 Internal 4K XAVC 25/50p Recording (Hack?)

Just as I was browsing my twitter feed yesterday, I came across an interesting [email protected] apparently has “unlocked” internal 4K (4096 x 2160p) XAVC recording on his Sony PMW-F5.  Here’s a snapshot of his PMW-F5 with internal 4K XAVC recording. This is potentially huge, as despite the