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Intro image for article New FS100 Scene Files from AbelCine
Tools, Charts & Downloads
With the updated firmware on the FS100 many people have also been asking about new Scene Files for the camera. There was talk about the color or gamma modes changing with the new firmware, but from my testing and from what Sony has told us this is not the case. However, it was well worth re-examining our original files to come up with some new looks for you to try out on the camera.
Intro image for article First Look at the Sony NEX-FS700
Tutorials & Guides
Sony just announced the NEX-FS700 camera and, lucky for us, they brought it by for a quick peek. It has all the features of the FS100 but with some big improvements including a 3G-SDI output, ND filters and high-speed recording options.
Intro image for article A Look Back From Behind the Lens
Tech News
It's been another exciting year in our industry, with lots of evolutionary and revolutionary changes. Many of the trends we've seen coming for the past several years came to fruition in 2011, leaving some to wonder what comes next. Let's take a look back and see if it can help inform us a bit on what's to come in 2012.
Intro image for article Simple Workflow for Removing 2:3 Pull Down
Tutorials & Guides
This is an old topic of discussion, but it always seems to come up again and again. Some cameras, such as Sony's FS100, will record in 1080 24p, but output only 1080 60i over HDMI. The FS100 does this to make its output compatible with monitors and other devices.
Intro image for article Sony's FS100 with the Hyperdeck Shuttle
Tutorials & Guides
We're often asked how to make the uniquely-shaped Sony NEX-FS100 production ready. While we've discussed several options in our FS100 Lenses and Accessories article, I thought it would be helpful to illustrate a few of the options with a short video.
Intro image for article FS100 Scene Files from AbelCine
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A few weeks ago I put together some scene files for the Sony PMW-F3, and many people have been asking for scene files for the new NEX-FS100 as well. I put the two cameras together and made matching scene files that incorporate some of the settings I described in my FS100 dynamic range blog.
Intro image for article Sony NEX-FS100: Dynamic Range Test
Tutorials & Guides
A couple of weeks ago we tested a pre-production model of the Sony FS100 camera for both ISO ratings and dynamic range. We came up with some impressive results, but decided to do some more tests with the full production version of the camera.
Intro image for article Lenses and Accessories for the NEX-FS100
Tutorials & Guides
Sony's new NEX-FS100 camera is a Compact HD camcorder that shares the same Super-35 sized sensor and image characteristics as the PMW-F3. Because of it's relative diminutiveness, the FS100 is suitable for many situations where larger cameras may not be. In this article, we present the many different lenses and accessories that can be used with the camera.
Intro image for article Sony's New NXCAM Super 35 FS100
Tech News
This week Sony announced their new NXCAM Super-35, aka the FS100. This little camera has the same sensor as the PMW-F3, but with the feature set and price point of the NXCAM line of cameras. The FS100 has a small body design, not much larger than an HDSLR, but Sony packed in all the features that we find in a regular video camcorder.