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What is HDR?

by Sean Lewis on March 16, 2017

So here we are again. Another year, and another new TV format is being pushed at CES (the Consumer Electronics Show).  This time it is HDR. I have been quite excited by HDR for some time, but it is now finally making inroads to consumers and production workflows.  This year all the major display manufacturers released HDR capable televisions.

FS7-2 review

by MattBorn on March 13, 2017

I am going to start with the cameras name.  Sony are NOT calling this a mark 2, they are pitching it as more like a ‘plus’ model.  They are calling it FS7-2 or FS7-M2. They are keen to say FS7 is not being replaced, and there are no current plans to do any trade-ins.

Panasonic Lumix GH5 – Initial Thoughts

by MattBorn on March 13, 2017

The Kit Room didn’t get much interest in the GH4 camera, so I never really looked at it in depth.

I have always compared it to the A7S or 5Ds, which for us have been much more successful.

Like the A7S mk2, it now has an audio unit that attaches to the hot shoe and gets its power from the camera.

Televisual Top 10 Rental Cameras

by MattBorn on March 09, 2017

In its February issue Televisual released its annual top 10 listing of the UK’s most hired camera’s. Now in its eleventh year there has been a shake up at the top of the list revealing that after four years on top the Canon C300 has been taken over by Sony’s PMW-FS7.

Using the Sony FS5 for Adventure Filmmaking - A Review

by MattBorn on October 14, 2016

Tom Neish, a producer, director and camera operator for Biscuit Bunker offers a review of the  functionality of Sony FS5 for adventure travel filmmaking.










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