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Should Canon C100/C100 II Users Upgrade to the Sony FS5?

I’m sure that this question could spur a vigorous debate among filmmakers who tend to support unreservedly either of these brands, but that’s not the point here. The video below produced by LensProToGo tries to explain why the Sony FS5 might just be the right camera for some filmmakers and

How to Setup Your Sony FS5 to Record 4K Raw

Getting to grips with Sony camera menus can be a soul crushing task, but worry not there are plenty of helpful tutorials and videos on the Internet. Such videos are often most helpful when they come from manufacturers or advanced users of the kit in question. Convergent

Download Some Sony FS5 4K Raw Footage For Free

So you are thinking about stepping up to a 4K camera, and you’ve been eyeballing the Sony FS5 for a while. So far so good. The camera is cheap for what it offers, it has a very compact and lightweight form factor making it comfortable for shooting

You Can Now Download Sony FS7 Firmware 4.0

Announced back in April this year during NAB in Las Vegas, Sony have now released the latest firmware version 4.0 for their most popular 4K camera – the Sony FS7 and made it available to download. Much like the previous firmware updates for the camera, firmware version 4.0 is also

New Sony FS5 Tutorials by Alister Chapman

Getting to grips with a new 4K professional camera can often be a bit challenging and a steep learning curve especially for those coming upgrading to a pro camera for the first time, maybe going  up the video ranks from a DSLR world, or even upgrading from a

Sony FS5 Firmware 2.0 Available to Download for Free

Announced at NAB 2016 last month, the Sony FS5 firmware version 2.0 is now is available to download the free. Firmware 2.0 is quite a substantial update as it mainly enables the 4K Raw recording to an external recorder (you still have to buy the raw license separately) and

Sony FS5 Firmware 1.11 Fixes Macro-blocking Issues

Sony just released a remedial firmware update version 1.11 for their PXW-FS5 camera fixing user reported issues such as macro-blocking and edge tearing issues in high ISO’s in Slog3 when shooting in UHD internally. The XAVC-L in UHD is a rather thin codec at just 8bit with

Practical Tips On Colour Grading S-Log2 Footage

One thing is for sure, shooting in S-Log2 (or utilising any other variation of Log gamma curve) is possibly the most efficient way to take advantage of the full dynamic range your camera sensor can capture. One of the downsides, however, is the extra amount of work