Category: PRO TIPS

180° Shutter Angle

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

What is 180° Shutter? 180° Shutter Angle stems from early movie cameras had a spinning disk between the lens and the film. The disk would have a slot running through part of it letting the light though when it passed between the lens and the film.  As the disk rotated...

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....

Sony FX3 Autofocus Explained

Sony FX3 AutoFocus Tutorial

  In this video I describe the Sony FX3 Autofocus system and show you what each of the settings do. I’m looking squarely at video autofocus with the FX3 here so while focussing for stills is very similar there are some differences that won’t be covered in this video. I explain...

Sony FX3 Rig Update

FX3 Rig Q&A + More FX3 Rigs

  In this video I answer a few questions I’ve received on Youtube about the Sony FX3 Rig I put together a few weeks ago. I also show some alternative rig options using the same accessories. Questions 1. How solid is the FX3 Rig? I’ve found the rig to be...

4 Channel Audio on the Sony FX3

In this post I’m going to describe how to set up 4 channel audio recording on the Sony FX3. If you’re not familiar with using the audio handle on the Sony FX3 then I recommend reading my previous post entitled How to use the Sony FX3 Audio Handle. That post...