Category: PRO TIPS

Finding the best FX3 Input

Best audio input on the Sony FX3

Which audio input on the Sony FX3 gives the best quality? When shooting with the Sony Fx3 we have multiple audio input options to work with. On the top audio handle there’s two XLR inputs with a full set of controls as well as a 3.5mm input with a level...

Sony White Balance Tutorial

Hot To Set White Balance – Sony FX3 + A7SIII

  How to use the white balance tools on Sony mirrorless cameras when shooting video. I demonstrate all of the white balancing tools including the auto white balance, presets and custom settings on my Sony FX3. I then show how I use these tools to set white balance when shooting...

How to Expose Sony FX3

How to use Sony Exposure Tools for Video

  In this video I describe how to use the Sony exposure tools on Sony mirrorless cameras when shooting video. I demonstrate all of the exposure metering tools including the multi meter, zebras and Histogram on my Sony FX3. I then show how I set my exposure when shooting in...

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...

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...

Sony FX3 Custom Buttons & Settings – How I use the FX3

In this post i’m going to show you how i change my Sony Fx3 Settings & controls to make my shooting as efficient as possible whilst providing me with all the information I need to focus and expose correctly.   Focussing I’m going to start with how i control focus....