The Sony FS5
Sep13

The Sony FS5

Cine-handycam?
When you look at the FS5 it seems like the perfect marriage between size and function, it has the right buttons, the fantastic variable ND. It comes with ‘real’ audio, the Mi hotshoe that can plugin your wireless receiver. It has the right picture profiles, two SD card slots and a nice rotating grip that can be extended. The overall idea behind the camera is excellent, but there are a few things that don’t work as well as I would have liked. I didn’t buy the FS5 because it is cheaper than the FS7, I knew I was going to spend more money on the FS5 with all the extra’s than on an FS7, besides, I already own the PZ 28-135 FS7 kit lens

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Cloudy with a chance of 4K
Apr03

Cloudy with a chance of 4K

I love the smell of 4K in the morning It smells like Cinema… Today was a full 4K day, given the circumstances I probably should start the day now with a Special K breakfast just to get in the mood. Packed two V-mount batteries, a S160 and S90 (160 and 90Wh 14.4V), a bunch of Canon L glass: the 70-200, the 100-400 and 16-35. Two Tiffen variable nd’s: a 82 for the 16-23 and the 77 for the other two lenses. Left the Zacuto...

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