Archive for 'Sony'
Posted on 19. Nov, 2013 by joshua orozco.
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. Live 4k production? Live 4K production is something that is far […]
Posted on 13. Nov, 2013 by steven schwartz.
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 are also links to comparisons with Canon and Nikon’s top […]
Posted on 25. Oct, 2013 by steven schwartz.
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 new A7 and A7r mirrorless cameras harder for pros to […]
Posted on 16. Oct, 2013 by joshua orozco.
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 story on the new Sony a7 and a7R Sony has […]
Posted on 19. Sep, 2013 by rob ruscher.
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, the FS700 was our camera. More importantly than the actual […]
Posted on 29. Aug, 2013 by rob ruscher.
We all know how many choices there are for cameras and how hard it is to find the perfect camera for the specific project. But what about choosing the right handheld rig? We had two projects that needed to shoot at high frame rates, be handheld and we were shooting a ton of footage. For […]
Posted on 19. Aug, 2013 by planetmitch.
I doubt you’ve seen something like this before — a ‘camera’ that is nothing more than a lens with a sensor attached… this is a new concept from Sony that is sure to turn some heads. The new Sony DSC-QX10 and DSC-QX100 lenses are designed to be attached to your iPhone or android cell phone – […]
Posted on 08. Jul, 2013 by rob ruscher.
A guest post from Rob Ruscher on the Sony FS700 FS700 Baseball Promo Slow motion is an awesome tool for telling stories. On a recent shoot with 522 Productions, we used to FS700 to create a recruiting video for the University of Maryland Baseball Team. They wanted a video that would catch the eye of […]
Posted on 05. Jul, 2013 by Keith Alvendia.
We love to highlight ways you guys are getting different views of the world, and many of you are fascinated by trying to “fly” your cameras – so here’s a sample of work being done and sent in by Chris Futcher – and it includes gear from Freefly – the makers of the MōVI – […]
Posted on 29. May, 2013 by planetmitch.
This is a guest post from the amazing Jason Wingrove (Cinematographer, Director – website) – and we’ve featured Jason before on planet5D… (Sea pool for example) Jason is also heard on very popular the RC podcast Jason on the Metabones Speed Booster I’m a full frame nut and when the speed boosters came onto the […]
Posted on 01. May, 2013 by planetmitch.
Can anyone challenge Canon in the HDSLR market? Here’s an interesting rumor – something that many would love to see — for at least it could put the hurt on Canon and make them wake up and get more aggressive with their offerings… (anyone wonder what the heck is different with the Canon Rebel T5i […]
Posted on 12. Apr, 2013 by planetmitch.
planet5D is pleased to share coverage of NAB 2013 from NextWaveDV. Please visit the planet5D forums to discuss NAB and more! Visit nextwavedv.com for more news, reviews and training. We take a look at Sony’s new F5 and F55 digital cinema cameras. We talk about the various 4K options and codecs Sony has to offer. […]