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Sony FS5 and Atomos Shogun Flame Setup Guide

Having just bought a Sony FS5 less than a month ago, I am quite keen on learning how to set it up with different monitoring and recording options. I recently bought a used Odyssey7Q, but I am quite interested in learning how to set up my FS5

Top Black Friday 2016 Deals For Filmmakers on All Budgets

What was once traditionally America’s favourite post-Thanksgiving celebration of freedom by flocking to your local mall and buying a stereo or an HD TV (God, I’m old ain’t I?) has turned into a global shopping phenomenon in the past few years. Of course, I am talking about

Sony FS7 II New (Beautiful) Test Footage of New York

Less than two weeks ago, out of the blue, Sony decided to announce the Sony PXW-FS7 II, or the “upgraded and improved version” of the current FS7. Internally not much has changed, the sensor is the same, the codecs are the same, but the Sony FS7 II adds

Sony FS7 II Overview and 4K Footage Plus Behind the Scenes

Last week, Sony announced their newest addition to the FS line – the Sony PXW-FS7 II much to the surprise of many. The new model adds Rec.2020 colour space (which the higher-end PMW-F55 also features), the Electronic Variable ND from the Sony PXW-FS5, a locking-type lens E-mount, more

Sony a6500 Hands-On Review by Mathieu Gasquet

The Sony a6500 and RX100 V cameras were announced completely “out of the blue” less than two weeks ago and now Sony are showing off the cameras at their HQ in the UK prior to the official shipping date sometime in December. The new a6500 comes just 8

New 4K Sony A99II is like an a7R II in a DSLR Body

Sony made a surprise announcement at Photokina 2016 earlier today by shoving the a7RII specs in a DSLR body, thus creating the new A99II, which now shoots 4K video and has a 5-Axis SteadyShot Inside (In-Body Image Stabilisation) and lots more. The new a99II features a massive

IBC 2016: Sony Unveils the E PZ 18-110mm F4 G OSS Lens

Unlike this time last year when Sony surprisingly introduced the Sony A7S II mirrorless camera along with the Sony FS5 compact camcorder, currently at IBC 2016 we haven’t seen any new Sony cameras whatsoever, yet there are still a few enticing products that caught our attention. The first

New Sony FDR-X3000R 4K Action Cam Sets its Sights on GoPro

At the start of IFA 2016, Sony announced a new 4K action camera – the FDR-X3000R, featuring, for the first time in a Sony action cam – in body image stabilisation, or B.O.SS (Balanced Optical SteadyShot). This is the first time Sony is porting their advanced stabilisation

New Sony Full-Frame 50mm FE f/2.8 Macro Lens Announced

Just a few days ago, Sony introduced yet another new full-frame lens for their E-mount camera system – this time it’s a macro (yes!) and it’s called the FE 50mm f/2.8 Macro. The new 50mm lens joins the recently announced budget Sony 50mm f1.8 prime, and the more upscale

Sony Updates NXCAM Line with New HXR-NX5R Camcorder

The Sony NXCAM range of camcorders including the NX5 and NX3 have been quite popular with event videographers and self shooters for quite sometime, and earlier today Sony announced the latest addition to the range – the new HXR-NX5R, bringing modern Sony innovations such as a multi-interface shoe, WiFi/NFC