S-log and outputs - Page 3 at DVinfo.net

Go Back   DV Info Net > Sony XAVC / XDCAM / NXCAM / AVCHD / HDV / DV Camera Systems > Sony Digital Cinema Camera Systems > Sony XDCAM PMW-F3 CineAlta

Sony XDCAM PMW-F3 CineAlta
HD recording with a Super35 CMOS Sensor.

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old January 8th, 2012, 07:53 PM   #31
Vortex Media
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: New England, USA
Posts: 2,309
Re: S-log and outputs

Charles, not a bad idea, although I'd have to see it in action before I'd settle for the image quality of an ENG/EFP lens. I never realized how poor those $25K lenses really looked until I switched over to PL lenses. One of the best things about moving to a S-35 sensor is not having to use those lenses anymore. But with that said, maybe Alister's 2/3" adapter is what we'd want to use on my hypothetical PDW-F800PL for run & gun.
Vortex Media http://www.vortexmedia.com/
Sony FS7, F55, and XDCAM training videos, field guides, and other production tools
Doug Jensen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 9th, 2012, 12:53 AM   #32
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Posts: 6,750
Re: S-log and outputs

There's those cine-style zooms like the Zeiss Digizoom that floated around when the F900 was king--but not quite as ideal for run and gun. Still a greatly improved zoom ratio over the handholdable PL zooms (and faster, to boot).

We did manage to work the Alura 18-80 into a handholdable setup with the F3, but it's a little strange configuring a camera when the center of gravity is fore of the lens port. However I expect to see more and more of this as the cameras shrink as the optics stay the same size.
Charles Papert
Charles Papert is offline   Reply

DV Info Net refers all where-to-buy and where-to-rent questions exclusively to these trusted full line dealers and rental houses...

Professional Video
(800) 833-4801
Portland, OR

Omega Broadcast
(512) 251-7778
Austin, TX

(973) 335-4460
Mountain Lakes, NJ

Abel Cine Tech
(888) 700-4416
N.Y. NY & L.A. CA

(800) 238-8480
Glendale, CA

Precision Camera
(800) 677-1023
Austin, TX

DV Info Net also encourages you to support local businesses and buy from an authorized dealer in your neighborhood.
  You are here: DV Info Net > Sony XAVC / XDCAM / NXCAM / AVCHD / HDV / DV Camera Systems > Sony Digital Cinema Camera Systems > Sony XDCAM PMW-F3 CineAlta

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:37 AM.

DV Info Net -- Real Names, Real People, Real Info!
1998-2015 The Digital Video Information Network