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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...

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...

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...