Author: Paul Joy

Tilta VND vs Vaxis IRND

Vaxis IRND Filter Review – Fixed vs Variable ND for the Tilta Mirage

Having recently purchased and reviewed the Tilta Mirage Matte Box I wanted to try out some of the 95mm Vaxis IRND fixed ND filters to see how they compare to using the Tilta VND. Choosing the Filters I decided to purchase three of the Vaxis IRND filters, the 0.6 at 2...

Tlta Mirage Matte Box Review

Tilta Mirage VND Matte Box Review

I’ve been considering the new Mirage Matte Box from Tilta for a while now because they’ve added couple of features that might tip the balance between functionality and practicality on smaller cameras like my Sony FX3. The main thing that attracted me was the option of a variable ND and...

180° Shutter Angle

180° Shutter Angle – Why I don’t use it for 50/60p

What is 180° Shutter? Shutter Angle stems from early movie cameras which had a spinning disk between the lens and the film. Part of the disk would be removed letting the light though when it passed between the lens and the film.  As the disk rotated the light was stopped...

Ninja V Fan Noise Fixed

Ninja V fan noise fixed with AtomOS 10.72

Atomos have recently announced a Ninja V firmware update to AtomOS 10.72. The firmware brings new features for users of the AtomX Sync Module allowing remote control of the recorder.   Ninja V fan noise – fixed! The 10.72 update also allows manual control of the Ninja V cooling fan...

Sony FX3 ProRes RAW Workflow

Sony FX3 ProRes RAW Workflow with Ninja V and FCPX

In this post I’ll take you through my ProRes RAW workflow and show you the settings I use on both the Sony FX3 and the Atomos Ninja V HDMI recorder. After that I’ll describe the benefits of working in ProRes RAW using FCPX. Sony FX3 ProRes RAW Setup I’ll start...

Ninja vs Shinobi Review

Atomos Ninja V vs Shinobi as a Monitor

I’ve been using the Atomos Shinobi monitor since it was released in 2019 so I’m pretty familiar with it now. When I picked up a Atomos Ninja V recently I assumed it’s monitoring features would be the same as the Shinobi, that’s not the case though. In this post I’m going...