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Tim Dashwood July 3rd, 2013 11:49 PM

The NEX-FS700 Handbook

I wish this shipped in the box with the camera! It actually explains all of the primary functions in easy to understand terms.

Junior Pascual July 6th, 2013 02:57 AM

Re: The NEX-FS700 Handbook

Thanks, Tim.

Jr. Pascual
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Graeme Hay July 9th, 2013 10:41 PM

Re: The NEX-FS700 Handbook
+1 as well, very useful and to the point (although a bit on audio would of been nice, just to cover all the bases...).

Kajito Nagib August 1st, 2013 03:41 PM

Re: The NEX-FS700 Handbook
Thanks for posting the link Tim:-)

Dane Khy August 2nd, 2013 02:23 PM

Re: The NEX-FS700 Handbook
This is great! Thank you so much.

Kajito Nagib August 5th, 2013 02:21 PM

Gamma settings
I went through the Sony FS700 manual. The Picture Profile Gamma section explanation is a little vague to me. Can anyone better explain what each Cine accomplishes? I normally use Cine 1 for overcast lighting or bright skies Cine 3 for subjects with even illumination, Cine 4 for high contrast situation. For the most part I just eyeball it and pay attention to the histogram. I'm trying to be a little methodical about choosing the right Cine for a given subject.

Tim Dashwood August 5th, 2013 10:43 PM

Re: The NEX-FS700 Handbook
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If it helps to understand the shapes of the different curves here are the different curves shot on a DSC Linear Ramp with knee and toe on factory defaults. "OFF" and "STANDARD" with defaults seem to be the same. This chart obviously can't give us a full 14 stops of reference, but it nicely demonstrates the strengths and weaknesses of the different curves.

I am building a backlit test chart that will allow testing of 14 or more stops.

Kajito Nagib August 6th, 2013 12:00 AM

Re: The NEX-FS700 Handbook
I look forward to seeing your test chart when it's ready will you be posting it here on the forum? thanks again Tim.

Tim Dashwood November 28th, 2014 02:07 PM

Re: The NEX-FS700 Handbook
The handbook seems to have disappeared from Sony's site. I luckily had downloaded the pdf. PM if you need it.

Tim Dashwood November 29th, 2014 01:25 PM

Re: The NEX-FS700 Handbook
It looks like many of you have not updated your email addresses in your profile so I get a bounce-back when emailing you the link.

Instead I've decided just to post the link to the pdf that I put in my dropbox.. https://www.dropbox.com/s/93x19e9yno...dbook.pdf?dl=0

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