Sony keeps the firmware updates coming, this time adding improvements and features to the F55 and F5 cameras.

Extreme 4K

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This is what happens when you push 4K and long lenses to the limit

When cameras are Good Enough

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Have cameras reached the point where we need to be looking beyond resolution to judge their film-making abilities?

It dawned on me just the other day: we are living in the future. There is so much innovation and new technology around us that it no longer feels like we're merely living in the present. It's as if we're in a science fiction movie where we've been transported forward by ten or twenty years

4K cameras: A rundown of what's available now

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In between IBC and NAB, most of the newly-announced 4K cameras are on sale. So before the expected avalanche of 4K announcements and previews at NAB, we thought we'd ask Phil Rhodes to run though what you can buy now

Sony at IBC2014...in video

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Freya Black reports on Sony's IBC activities with a collection of videos that illustrate the company's direction for the near future.

Making sense of sensors: Part 1 of 2

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Film always used to be the main thing that determined how a photograph looked. Now, it's the sensor. So camera manufacturers have taken on a huge extra responsibility!

We understand that Sony's prices for the F5 and F55 cameras will be released on Tuesday 27th November. This eagerly awaited announcement has the potential to reshape the digital cinematography landscape

Sony F55/F5 gets 4K 444 RGB!

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Sony outdoes itself with a major firmware update for the F55 and F5 cameras, enabling true 4K RGB recording, among other goodies.

 Here's another chance to read this great article by Phil Rhodes on why cameras need global shutters. Cheaper, cinematic cameras come with a cost - they tend to have Rolling Shutters, which means that rapid movement can be skewed. The ability to buy cameras with global shutters at all price points can't come soon enough, according to Phil Rhodes

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