This morning when I woke up I was greeted with a brainless comment on one of my YouTube videos basically saying that Sony colors suck and that the Venice is the only Sony camera with decent colors. I promptly deleted the comment, but rather than making another rant video, I thought I’d just upload a… Read More
RAW video is noisy af and benefits from noise reduction. However, because denoising ends up softening the image, we’ve got to add sharpening. In this video, we test drive Final Cut Pro’s built-in noise reduction software. I dislike grainy footage, so I’ll probably choose to set NR on ‘medium’ and sharpening on ‘low’ until I… Read More
Some have complained of fan noise from the UltraStudio 4K Mini, so I’m sharing a recording of the sound, first from right up against the unit, then after sitting at my desk just a couple feet away. Compared to my MacBook Pro and LaCie hard drives, the unit is virtually silent.
After installing Big Sur (at last, Safari 4K HDR!), the dreaded spinning beachball of doom appeared anytime I tried doing anything at all in Final Cut Pro 10.5. Unplugging my UltraStudio 4K Mini, things returned to normal, so I was certain the device was the culprit. I’d already updated to the latest 12.0 beta firmware,… Read More
This colorful French colonial-era apartment tucked away at 14 Ton That Dam street in Saigon’s district 1 is home to some chic cafes and boutiques and happens to be a great spot for shooting video and grabbing a bite to eat.
“I don’t want to hear any of that rubbish.” 🔥
Jared Polin tested out the new firmware update and finds increases of anywhere from 50-100% indoors. Times given are after reformatting the card for 8K when it filled up and after restarting camera after shooting 4K HQ for longer than 29:59. Apparently, shooting outdoors in the heat showed no improvement, but there are significant gains… Read More