Ned Soltz

Ned Soltz

Ned Soltz is a veteran shooter, editor, consultant, author and industry expert. He is Contributing Editor of DigitalVideo Magazine and is a frequent contributor to numerous print and web publications as well as podcasts. Ned was among the founders of the LA Final Cut Pro User Group (now LA Creative Pro User Group) and is currently president of the New York City user group Mopictive NYC.

Sony announces new HXR-NX5R camcorder

Published in Production

Sony is the first of the big manufacturers to break cover in the run up to IBC with news of the new HXR-NX5R camcorder, which it pairs with a new remote controller and all-in-one switcher.

Using presets with Blackmagic Ursa 4.0 beta firmware

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Ned Soltz has spent some time with the Blackmagic Ursa 4.0 beta firmware and is impressed by the new Presets function.

Blackmagic releases DaVinci Resolve 12.5.1 update

Published in Post & VFX

Blackmagic Design has released version 12.5.1 for DaVinci Resolve and DaVinci Resolve Studio on all supported platforms—Windows, Mac and Linux. And it’s a fairly major upgrade for a .1 of a .5 minor point release.

Combining Still and Movie photography in Alaska

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Ned Soltz threw a couple of Sony camera bodies, some lenses, and various GoPro kit into a bag when he headed off on an anniversary trip to Alaska with his wife to see if you can genuinely get the best of both worlds. 

Sony a6300 firmware update addresses overheating

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Sony has just released firmware update version 1.10 for its popular a6300 mirrorless camera to address temperature management issues.

Filmconvert recently posted a camera profile for Blackmagic Design's Ursa Mini 4.6K camera for its grading and film look product.

Metabones further updates the recent update

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A week after releasing a firmware update for its Mark IV and Speedbooster Ultra EF mount to Sony E mount adapters, Metabones has released firmware update .52 which contains not just additional fixes but also an interesting change in default mode.

Sony announces new E Mount 50mm f/1.4 prime

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Sony has not only revealed its new 50mm E Mount lens, but confirmed pricing and availability of its 70-200 f/2.8 G Master zoom and teleconverters too.

Massive rebates on Canon C100 Mk II, C300 Mk II

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Canon USA has announced rebates on its C300 Mk II and C100 Mk II cameras, with massive savings running into the thousands.

Telestream is now shipping previously-announced updates to its live streaming Wirecast application, as well as its popular screen capture program ScreenFlow.

Sony releases FS7 v4.0 firmware

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Sony has released its promised version 4.0 firmware for the PMW-FS7, while supplies of the camera remain affected by April’s Kumamoto earthquake.

A recent firmware update to Metabones MFT-EF and some E-EF adapters includes smooth iris support for newer Canon and Tamron lenses, as well as other fixes and tweaks.

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