Archive for the ‘Sony’ Category

Apr
10
2014

Sony A7s 4K & E-mount Cinema Lens – NAB 2014 from NextWaveDV

planet5D is partnering with nextwaveDV.com to bring you coverage from the NAB 2014 show floor. We’ve worked with Tony and Sean for years and they do an excellent job of providing quality interviews from NAB and we’re thrilled to be sharing their show floor interviews…
Apr
8
2014

Is the new full frame Sony A7s going to challenge the Panasonic GH4?

Sony has announced a new full frame sensor mirrorless camera the Sony A7s. I've yet to make it over to the Sony booth at NAB 2014 to see it, but it is high on my list for today.[adrotate group="6"] It does feel initially like the…
Mar
6
2014

Yosemite HD II Breathtaking Timelapse Capturing Waterfalls, Winter, Supermoon + Sony FS700 and RED EPIC

My family and I were in Yosemite last summer - such an amazing place! We featured the first episode of this series last year (A ‘must see’ Canon EOS 5D Mark II short: Yosemite HD) and Colin and partner have made an amazing sequel which…
Feb
11
2014

Amazing Premiere – World’s First Zeiss Otus short “Zoetrope Optika” by August Bradley

What do you get when a master cinematographer gets his hands on the "the best DSLR lens on the market today" the Zeiss 55mm f/1.4 Otus Distagon T*? August Bradley's "Zoetrope Optika," that's what! We'd heard about August shooting a short film with the Zeiss…
Feb
6
2014

Drew Janes on His DEFY Gimbal Presentation at Sony Cinealta Event and Training

Drew Janes gave a presentation about the use and mobility of the DEFY Gimbal system and we've gotten permission to share it with you. DEFY Gimbal Presentation at Lights, Camera, Action, Sony CineAlta and Vistek Event & Workshop https://vimeo.com/81946988 [adrotate group="6"] Description Presentation workshop by…
Nov
19
2013

4K Switched Live!

Sony will unveil a spectacular new 4K studio camera and a live production switcher at CCW in a few weeks. According to the website, we can expect to see a solution for wireless XDcam workflow, new displays and new wireless audio solutions as well. [adrotate…
Nov
13
2013

Sony Alpha A7r vs Alpha A7 Noise Comparison test

In this detailed comparison between the sensors in the new Sony A7r and A7 cameras, Gordon Laing of Camera Labs shows clearly that the difference between the two is in the "not much" category. To totally pixel-peep head over to the original article - there…
Oct
25
2013

New Sony A7 and A7R have focus magnification and adjustable audio controls while filming

When you shoot on DSLRs and CSCs (Compact System Camera), you give up many of the basic camera features professional shooters require - internal ND's, manual audio controls, headphone jack, manual focus & aperture controls, etc. In this News Shooter article, Sony has made their…
Oct
16
2013

First Thoughts: the brand new Sony Alpha 7 and 7R Full-Frame Mirrorless System

 A few years ago Sony changed the game when they introduced the first mirrorless, interchangeable lens camera with an APS-C sized sensor. Today via B&H, Sony announces the A7 and A7r, the world’s first mirrorless, interchangeable lens camera with a full-frame sensor. From this B&H…
Sep
19
2013

FS700 Captures Shortest Dunker in the World

The Sony FS700 is a camera that continues to impress me. When asked to shoot a documentary about a guy who is 5'5" and can dunk we knew we wanted to shoot some of the scenes in slow motion. With the budget and time constraints,…