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DSM-U84 Direct replacement battery for PMW-200, EX1, F3 etc tried and tested.
I received a sample DSM-U84 battery just before the weekend for testing and review. This battery is a direct replacement for the Sony BP-U60 type battery typically used on the smaller Sony PMW cameras like the PMW-150, 200, EX1, EX3 … Continue reading
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New Batteries for PMW-200, 150, 100, F3, EX1R, EX1 and EX3
A few weeks back I got a phone call from Dave at DSM…… Hey Alister do you think a battery that works on an EX1, F3 or PMW-200 just like the original Sony batteries would be popular? Of course it … Continue reading
Low Light Picture Profile for EX1/EX3
I get asked a lot about settings for shooting in low light with the EX1 and EX3. To be honest there is not much that will make a big difference that can be done, beyond adding in camera gain. There … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged ex1, EX1R, EX3, light, low, picture, profile 10 Comments
Picture Profiles – Scene Files – Crispeneing. How to clean up your image.
I promised I would re-visit some of my Picture Profile stuff. I thought I would start with this one as it is one of the least well understood settings. It’s effects are quite subtle, but it can mean the difference … Continue reading
Posted in cameras, Uncategorized Tagged crispening, ex1, EX3, files, guide, paint, picture, profile, profiles, scene, settings 3 Comments
Why using negative gain can be bad, unless you have an F3.
One way to reduce the noise in a video camera image is to reduce the cameras gain. We all know that increasing the gain to lets say +6db will increase noise and generally the reverse holds true when you reduce … Continue reading
EX1 and EX3 Picture Profiles.
These are the picture profiles that I am currently tending to favour for the EX1, EX1R and EX3. Please remember that picture profiles are entirely subjective. These settings work for me, that doesn’t mean they are perfect or for everyone. … Continue reading
Sunrise Over The Hudson
Well, I’m now in New York preparing to introduce some of our potential dealers to the Genus Hurricane Rig. I’m going to be spending some time with the guys at ZGC and Abel Cine showing them how the 3D rig … Continue reading
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Canon XF305 Review with sample footage.
IMPORTANT UPATE REGARDING NOISE AND SENSITIVITY: See section highlighted in red below. Hi all. Well I have got a Canon XF305E for the afternoon. Wish it was longer, but they are like hens teeth. I’m going to be writing and … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged canon, ex1, EX3, PMW-EX1R, Review, XF-305 6 Comments
XDCAM EX Firmware for new cards.. Available now!
Sony have just released the firmware required to use the new 32Gb SxS-1 cards, the Memory Stick and SD Card adapters. This firmware also adds the ability to have much longer clip titles (46 Characters!) on the PMW-350 and EX1R. … Continue reading
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PMW-350 Aperture Correction what is it doing?
After completing the multi camera shootout at Visual Impact, one thing was bothering me about the pictures from the PMW-350 and that was the way the specular highlights in the tin foil were artificially enhanced. During the test the camera … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged aperture, correction, detail, ex1, file, image, pdw-700, PMW-350, scene, shapen 3 Comments