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Sony 16-50mm f/2.8 on FS100

Video Production Advice: Sony FS100 lens advice

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Today's question comes from a freelance producer/shooter from LA, who read my Sony SAL1650 16-50 f/2.8 on Sony FS100 blog post and is asking for some advice. Video Production Question Hey great article, 2 quick questions, the 16-50…
Sony NXCAM super 35mm video camera

Video Production Advice: Dance Recital Video Cameras

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Video Production Advice Earlier this week I was asked for advice from a videographer in Louisiana was considering upgrading from the SD Roland VR-5 video mixer to the HD Blackmagic Design ATEM 1 M/E video switcher. Only a few days later…

Video Production Advice: Sony FS100 or Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera

Video Production Advice I get a lot of questions from video producers around the world. I do my best to respond to them all but moving forward rather than simply replying directly I'm going to start publishing the questions and responses…
Sony NEX-FS700

Sony NEX-FS700 Review Pre-Release

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When I bought my pair of Sony NEX-FS100 video cameras last August I knew there were going to be trade-offs when I compared the way I shot video on the camcorders I had used over the previous ten years and my new FS100 workflow.  For starters,…
Sony NXCAM super 35mm video camera

Top 5 Video Production Industry Trends 2011 – Part 5

Large Sensor Video Cameras Surpass DSLRs This is part five in a five part series listing my picks for the top five video production industry news stories for 2011. DSLRs that shoot HD video are what many video production companies adopted…
Sony NXCAM super 35mm video camera

Top 5 Video Production Industry Trends 2011 – Part 4

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External video recorders improve video recording quality This is part four in a five part series listing my picks for the top five video production industry news stories for 2011. At NAB two types of solutions to replace tape-based workflows…
Sony NXCAM super 35mm video camera

Sony NEX-FS100 lens shoot-out

December 1, 2011 update: Here is the link to my Sony NEX-FS100 zoom lens shootout in EventDV Live. On the first of September, I'll be organizing a zoom lens shootout for the Sony NEX-FS100. The research is being conducted for an article…
Sony NXCAM super 35mm video camera

Shawn Lam presents Sony with 2011 BCPVA VIA award

Las Vegas, Nevada, April 12, 2011 The British Columbia Professional Videographers Association is proud to present Sony with the 2011 BCPVA Video Innovation Award for the Sony NEX-FS100. The 2011 BCPVA VIA was presented to Jeff Ibbotson,…
Sony NXCAM super 35mm video camera

Sony NEX-FS100 Super 35mm NXCAM video camera

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I've been waiting for this camera ever since I first heard of DSLRs being used to produce professional video. Well, now it’s here - or at least a couple of working prototypes, along with specs to pour over in anticipation of this next generation…