3 steps to rig your Sony FS7 like a pro!

3 steps to rig your Sony FS7 like a pro!

Pre-Face to rigging the Sony FS7 The Sony FS7 is a very versatile camera. It's small enough to be compact yet can easily be rigged to make it a complete production camera. In this post I'll discuss the different options available to Sony FS7 owners to really make...

Free Sony FS5 HFR upgrade  (High Frame Rate recording)

Free Sony FS5 HFR upgrade
(High Frame Rate recording)

Free FS5 HFR upgrade for existing owners Last week I went to a Sony Pro event in Copenhagen to hear Alister Chapman. It was a good event as always with Alister. I usually get a thing or two to think about afterwards. I learned that the existing FS5 or the FS5 MKI will...

Chrosziel lens motorization for Fujinon MK zooms

Chrosziel lens motorization for Fujinon MK zooms

Chrosziel has come out with a lens motorization MK-zoom for the Fujinon MK 18-55 and 50-135mm t2.9 zoom lenses, and it's is pretty cool. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxBficrrPFg Main features of the Chrosziel CDM-MK-Z Zoom Motor: It controls the zoom with 3...

Quad synchronous ISO recording with Atomos Sumo 19

Quad synchronous ISO recording with Atomos Sumo 19

At the NAB show Atomos CEO Jeromy Young demonstrated the soon to be released ISO recording functions of the Sumo19 HDR production monitor recorder. The next version of AtomOS for the Sumo19 will allow for recording of four synchronous HD sources as separate ISOs. It...

ProRes RAW testfiles for download – NAB 2018

ProRes RAW testfiles for download – NAB 2018

Wanna test ProRes RAW? Are you exited about the new ProRes RAW from Apple and Atomos? I am! I might start shooting more RAW now. I edit in FCPX and the tedious workflow with previous RAW has kept me away. So what is ProRes RAW? Apple says... In 2007, Apple introduced...

New Sony PXW-FS5 MKII announced at NAB 2018

New Sony PXW-FS5 MKII announced at NAB 2018

I was quite surpriced that Sony launched a new FS5. And I was'nt the only one. People online started talking about specs. The new color science of the MKII, price of the MK1, any price reductions for the RAW and HFR options for the MK1. Many questions... I asked the...

Atomos Ninja V 5″ recorder announced at NAB 2018

Atomos Ninja V 5″ recorder announced at NAB 2018

Atomos keeps bringing out cool stuff. The latest addition is the Ninja V, 1" thin, 11oz lite - 2.5cm thin, 320g lite. A stealthy, 5-inch, 4Kp60 10bit HDR daylight viewable 1000nit portable monitor/recorder. It records over HDMI 2.0. Store edit-ready ProRes or DNxHR on...

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K announced

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K announced

The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K has a 4/3 size sensor, 13 stops of dynamic range and dual native ISO up to 25,600. BM says that means stunning HDR images and incredible low light performance! We'll see when the first tests are in. Unfortunately it won't be...

Hedén VLC-1 motion control for Fujinon MK/XK Cinema Lenses

Hedén VLC-1 motion control for Fujinon MK/XK Cinema Lenses

I met the Hedèn guys for the first time last year. It was at IBC 2017. Had never heard about them before. It turned out that Hedèn had been making motion control systems for focus, zoom and aperture since 1964. The company was founded in 1964 by Björn Hedén, who at...

A guide to Codecs, Gamma and Gamuts for the Sony FS7

A guide to Codecs, Gamma and Gamuts for the Sony FS7

The Sony FS7 has proven to be a very successful camera for both Sony and myself! I've owned the FS7 for around 2 years now and have used it on a range of productions from Broadcast Documentaries to Promos, Dramas and, not forgetting, Corporate Films too. The form...

New Canon Cinema prime CN-E20mm T1.5 L F lens

New Canon Cinema prime CN-E20mm T1.5 L F lens

The Cinema prime CN-E20mm T1.5 L F lens offers a compact, consistent lens design and proven Canon lens elements for performance and reliability in professional shooting environments. Focus markings The EF Cinema prime CN-E20mm T1.5 L F lens has focus markings on...

Canon EOS C700 FF Full Frame 5.9 RAW Cinema Camera

Canon EOS C700 FF Full Frame 5.9 RAW Cinema Camera

Canon has just announced the Canon EOS C700 FF (Full Frame) which they call the "Primary production camera" with a versatile 5.9K Full Frame CMOS Sensor. Sensor The sensor is a newly developed, next generation Canon full frame 38.1 mm x 20.1mm CMOS sensor and the...

Dedicated Sony FS5 online training

Dedicated Sony FS5 online training

When I buy a new camera I'm eager to find out everything asap. I guess other shooters have the same urge... don't you? It resently came to my attention that Sony has a dedicated training channel. It has a lot of dedicated material on the FS5 camera. And the best thing...

New Sony a7III full frame 24mp announced

New Sony a7III full frame 24mp announced

The Sony a7II has been relieved by a new family member. The Sony a7III is here. The a7III has already been called a lot of things. Sony apparently called it a “basic full-frame model”, others the mini a9, GH5s killer and more... Let's look at some of the specs. Video...

Inexpensive durable LED lights from Tolifo

Inexpensive durable LED lights from Tolifo

Would'nt it be great to have some inexpensive LED lights with good durability? Some lights you can just throw in a bag and be sure they won't break. The answer could be Tolifo GK-30B LED lights, and I have purchased two lights from Tolifo to test them out. Will bring...

9 New Sigma Art prime lenses for Sony E-mount cameras

9 New Sigma Art prime lenses for Sony E-mount cameras

Here is the Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Sigma has today launched NINE new prime lenses in their Art series. NINE!! This is good news for photographers and videographers who like Sigmas lenses. A lot of people do. Sigmas Art series are already loved for both Sony FS5 and...

9.Solutions Mini C-Pan Arm review, features and samples

9.Solutions Mini C-Pan Arm review, features and samples

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZw0qeYLQ5I&t The 9.Solutions Mini C-Pan arm is the On-the go version of its big brother C-Pan arm. Weighing only 1,5 Kgs and measuring 400mm when folded, it makes for a perfect camera companion for the lite traveling videographer. I...

Moza AirCross for Mirrorless Cameras

Moza AirCross for Mirrorless Cameras

Gudsen, the manufacturer behind the original popular Moza Air has released the Moza Air Cross. They call it "The most compact, ultra-lightweight and portable camera stabilization  system for mirrorless cameras and pocked digital cameras." I havent tred the Moza Air...

Smallrig – design your own dreamrig

Smallrig – design your own dreamrig

It's not a question if I like Smallrig. I DO! Have had a lot of Smallrig stuff over the years, and currently I use cages and a lot of other stuff for my a7SII and a7RII cameras. I like them for their great prices and good customer service. Custom Designed Gear Let's...

Black Friday deals 2017

Black Friday deals 2017

Black Friday is all over and we at Filmplusgear thought we would try to share some of them with you. Hope you find it usefull! If you know of any great deals, please let us know. Send us a message via our Facebook page! Worldwide Worx4 X -33% (project consolidation...

Sony Imaging Pro Support now expanding

Sony Imaging Pro Support now expanding

At last the Sony Imaging Pro Support expands into Scandinavia! From January 2018, professional photographers from Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Norway will be able to apply for membership to make use of the Pro Support services offered, with a further expansion of the...

Sony Venice CineAlta 6K fullframe 36×24 cinema camera live at IBC

Sony Venice CineAlta 6K fullframe 36×24 cinema camera live at IBC

Just before IBC 2017 Sony launched their new top of the line digital 36x24 CineAlta motion picture camera called the Sony Venice.  Sony Venice - next generation motion picture camera system Sony claim it's "the next generation motion picture camera system". That's a...

New Sony a7RIII, FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS and 400mm f2.8

New Sony a7RIII, FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS and 400mm f2.8

Wuau, what a morning. Sony has announced a new Sony a7RIII, FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS and 400mm f2.8 today. See the image videoes from Sony here as well. Lets start with the a7RIII... Most importent: Better 15 stops dyamic range!!, much better battery performance, better...

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