Archive for the ‘Sony’ Category

Dec
4
2014

Working with Sony A7S’s S-Log2 Footage in Post

Sony has been making waves with their lastest cameras and one of the most talked about is the Sony A7s. Everyone is talking about how great in low light the camera is and the fact you to shoot S-Log2 footage.  All of that and the fact it is…
Nov
29
2014

Sony A7II Available for Pre-Order Now

Is the Sony A7II the camera that pushes you over the edge into Sony orbit? It just might be. Thinking about giving up your big honking DSLR and cutting over to mirrorless, but worry about protecting your investment in glass? Yeah, yeah: Metabones. But the…
Nov
29
2014

iPhone 6s to Compete with DSLRs in 2015?

A reliable source; a new Sony sensor (Sony supplies Apple’s iPhone camera); and an Apple patent for swappable lenses make for intriguing product possibilities in 2015. You can read about the details below, and they are... tantalizing. Less than two weeks ago we wrote an…
Nov
26
2014

New Sony Sensor: 21 Stops of Dynamic Range at Base ISO of 5120

THIS is what innovation looks like, and Sony’s leading the charge. Do you REALLY want to complain that Sony is already releasing a Mark II version of the A7? Get real. Sony has been innovating, continuously improving and putting itself on the line in the…
Nov
24
2014

Sony Surprises with 5-Axis In-Body Image Stabilization, XAVC-S & S-Log2 Though Not 4K, Yet

Well I didn’t quite see this one coming, though I was aware of the rumour that new Sony Alphas are to appear early 2015. Yesterday, in Japan, Sony announced the A7II, a brand new midrange full-frame mirrorless with some seductive features for moviemakers bar one, 4K.[adrotate group="6"] Actually, make…
Nov
20
2014

FilmConvert Showcases Winners of Its Cinematography Competition 2014

New Zealand-based film emulation software maker FilmConvert is showcasing the winners of its Cinematography Competition 2014 and what a list of awardees it is! Rather than just the usual first, second and third places, FilmConvert has added an extra third to make a total of…
Nov
19
2014

Hands on With the Sony FS7, Part 1

Moving from a DSLR to a dedicated camcorder which is "all that and a bag of potato chips" can be (in addition to thrilling) intimidating and surprising -- as we found out over a rain-drenched weekend exploring the new Sony FS7.[adrotate group="6"] The weather wasn’t…
Nov
19
2014

Amazing! – Aurora Borealis shot at ISO 25600 with Sony A7S

Sony’s low pixel-count, large photosite-equipped little A7S full-frame mirrorless camera continues to amaze with impressive results shooting under once impossibly high ISOs. Anders Mildestveit used his A7S equipped with a Rokinon 24mm T1.5 ciné lens to shoot the Aurora Borealis in Tromsø, Norway, recently and…
Nov
18
2014

What Comes After the A7s: New Sony Full Frame in February?

Sony Alpha Rumors (by way of Petapixel, with thanks) is predicting with a high degree of confidence a brand new full frame E-mount Sony to challenge the Nikon D810 and Canon 5D Mark III – due in February. [adrotate group="6"] The bad news: this means…
Nov
15
2014

Happy 6th Birthday planet5D! A historical look at the DSLR Video Revolution

planetMitch note: This is great DSLR Video history written by Hugh - I'll have a post on Monday with more details about the planet5D history... Cue up the opening seconds of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band: “It was 20 years ago today, Sgt. Pepper taught the…