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Sony FE 400mm F2.8 GM OSS, world’s lightest 400mm lens

Sony FE 400mm F2.8 GM OSS, world’s lightest 400mm lens

Touted as the first large aperture super-telephoto prime to join the E-mount line-up, the new 400mm F2.8 G Master is also the world’s lightest, weighing…

Sony FS5 Mark 2 Camera Review: Looking At The New Color

Sony FS5 Mark 2 Camera Review: Looking At The New Color

Yes, the Sony FS5 Mark 2 looks exactly like the original with one exception, the filter wheel on the Sony FS5 Mark 2 is a different color (black) from the…

Visit VENICE… in San Francisco!

Visit VENICE… in San Francisco!

The Digital Cinema Society is coming to San Francisco on May 23rd to showcase Sony’s latest digital cinema camera, the large-format VENICE. What? VENICE is a Full-Frame…

New Sony SL-E SSD for professionals on the move

New Sony SL-E SSD for professionals on the move

Featuring a compact and reversible USB Type-C port for connection, the new Sony SL-E SSD drives can be used  with a wide range of devices and are ideal…

Jeff Foster’s NAB Show 2018 Wrap-Up

Jeff Foster’s NAB Show 2018 Wrap-Up

This year I went to the NAB Show in Las Vegas with two things: (1) A knee injury, thus limiting my usual travel time all over the show floor, and…

NAB 2018: The Sony VENICE Full-Frame Camera

NAB 2018: The Sony VENICE Full-Frame Camera

At NAB 2018 I got an opportunity to talk to Sony about the Sony VENICE. The day before I, like many NAB attendees took a deep look at the camera…

NAB: Quick notes from Sony

NAB: Quick notes from Sony

Sony’s Sunday press conference covered quite a few things. I’ll focus on just a few. New Cameras Sony’s Peter Crithary introduced two new 4K…

NAB panel: The Future of HDR in Cinema

NAB panel: The Future of HDR in Cinema

Saturday saw a panel session on “The Future in High Dynamic Range – Are You Ready?” as part of the “Future of Cinema” conference track at NAB 2018. Herewith, my…

ProRes RAW, FCPX, and Atomos recorders

ProRes RAW, FCPX, and Atomos recorders

As Scott Simmons mentions in Apple prepares a new Final Cut Pro X update for NAB 2018, Apple has developed a new raw recording format, ProRes RAW. There’s…

Setting up your on-set monitor: what to look for, and what to avoid

Setting up your on-set monitor: what to look for, and what to avoid

A few years ago, when high quality LCD monitors didn’t exist, I found myself in the wonderful position of mentally averaging every monitor on the set. The on…