All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘F55’

F55 slog2 s-gamut mode test

This frame grab was from my first test shooting the F55 using the 4k XAVC format in slog2 gamma mode and s-gamut color space. In post-production I applied Sony’s recently released slog2 to Rec709 LUT which was actually meant for the F65 but Sony says it should also work on the F55. Special thanks to Nate Weaver who discovered the LUT in conversation with …

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Sony F55 trumps RED

Now that the Sony F5 and F55 are starting to ship it will only be a matter of time before we get to see some great (and probably some not so great footage too) from these cameras. Sony has really upped the ante with these new F cameras offering not only a RAW format with 16 times more precision than …

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When RAW is not RAW

Since RED first introduced the RED One 35mm cinema camera in 2006 eventually we learned about its powerful 12-bit RAW format. Today more and more cameras including; BMC, FS700, F5/F55/F65, C500, ikonshkop, and D16 (in development) are capable of recording data directly off the sensor and storing the RAW data. “RAW” gets a lot of credibility for its ability to …

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The Next 35mm Revolution?

We live in interesting times. On October 15th marketing manager Peter Crithary for Super 35mm acquisition and technologies at Sony Electronics, USA first tweeted “Ahead of schedule. October 30, 2012. The New F”. Many of us including myself speculated it would be the announcement of a new 4k recorder to accompany the FS700 but then later more clues arrived indicating it would …

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