Notes From the Field

  1. IMG_0144 Vintage Filmmaking: Sony F55 Is Pressed into Service for New Wine Documentary by Sony Pro Team 02/05/2016

    Director Jason Wise and Cinematographer Jackson Myers are the team behind 2013’s breakout documentary, Somm, detailing the competitive exam that sommeliers must pass in order to reach the designation of Master Sommelier.  The duo is back with Somm: Into the Bottle, which explores people’s fascination with wine and answers many questions about its history and […]

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  2. fs7_fonz-1 Tossing Sony’s PXW-FS7 into the “Crucible of Creativity” by Sony Pro Team 01/15/2016

    By Afonso Salcedo Website: http://sutrostudios.com Twitter: @sutrostudios Instagram: @sutrophotos Facebook: http://Facebook.com/sutrostudiosllc Burning Man gathers 70,000 people from around the globe into what’s called a “crucible of creativity” as participants build a city of art and ideas in Nevada’s Black Rock desert. This year, I put a combination of Sony 4K technologies — the PXW-FS7 camcorder […]

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  3. bvmx300 small Sony’s BVM-X300 Colors Our World by Sony Pro Team 12/21/2015

    By Michael Cioni President Light Iron   Light Iron is a post production company with an extreme focus on maximizing image fidelity.  We rely heavily on technology to increase filmmakers’ creative control over their projects.  The newest arrow in our quiver for hitting that target is Sony’s BVM-X300 4K OLED master monitor.   At our […]

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  4. Jared Tony Hawk 2 small Sony, The Skateboarder Lover’s Camera Brand; Freestyling with the FS7 by Sony Pro Team 10/26/2015

    By Jared Prindle Executive Director, The Ride Channel Producer and Director of Photography, 900 Films, Inc.   As a lifelong skateboarder, the Sony brand has always been rooted in our community.  Skateboard kids were brought up shooting videos on Sony gear, especially the VX1000, which was the iconic skateboarding camera of a generation.  Many people […]

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  5. TT-02517 small Multiple Sony Cameras Combine for Supernatural Look on Latest “Paranormal Activity” Release by Sony Pro Team 10/23/2015

    The action on-screen in Paramount Pictures’ new “Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension” may be scary, but the production behind the scenes was anything but horrific.  For this sixth installment in the supernatural horror film franchise, which opens nationwide today, director of photography John W. Rutland and his team set out to create a new type […]

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  6. IMG_0371 Documenting Conflict and Crisis on the FS7 by Sony Pro Team 10/06/2015

    By Spencer Chumbley Twitter and Instagram Spencer Chumbley is a journalist and filmmaker based in Washington, D.C. His work has been featured in VICE, Al Jazeera English/America, The Economist, and TIME, among others. He also heads the documentary production company DISCOURSE. He’s been documenting breaking news stories all over the world including Gaza, Yemen and Nepal. […]

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  7. Charlie Daniels Jam 15 1 small Sony’s DWX Digital Wireless Handheld Transmitters Are a “Sound” Investment at Charlie Daniels’ 40th Anniversary Volunteer Jam by Sony Pro Team 09/23/2015

    by Bob Workman – Head Audio Engineer/FOH, The Charlie Daniels Band As Head Audio Engineer for The Charlie Daniels Band, I have been involved in Charlie’s Volunteer Jam for decades and each year, the show grows in excitement and spectacle, and best of all, it benefits the Journey Home Project.  This foundation was established by Charlie Daniels to […]

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  8. BTS Brian In The Wild filming by Shannon Benson 14 Going Wild with Sony’s NEX-FS700 by Sony Pro Team 09/08/2015

    Digital technology has created a Golden Age for documenting wildlife, and a camera like Sony’s NEX-FS700 camcorder with super slow motion and 4K imaging opens windows into worlds that could not be glimpsed before. by Russ MacLaughlin My passion for being a wildlife cinematographer, naturalist and conservationist started when I was growing up in South […]

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  9. 1412_kj_02 My First Experience with the Sony PXW-FS7K Made Me a Convert by Sony Pro Team 06/09/2015

    Kirsten Johnson is an award-winning cinematographer and director known for her unique ability to connect camera and subject.  The majority of her 60-plus credits are documentaries, and her most recent effort, 2014’s Citizenfour, won an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.  She has also won awards from the Sundance Film Festival and the Tribeca Film […]

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  10. Sage Grouse -- Sage Hen Hollow #1 small Shooting in any type of Environment by Sony Pro Team 05/15/2015

    By Emerson Urry Editor-in-Chief EnviroNews USA   If issues relating to the environment, energy, healthcare, nature and wildlife fire you up, then you probably already know about EnviroNews, an environmental news resource in the United States.  If you think the term fracking is an FCC-approved euphemism for an unmentionable word, or Stericycle is a mode […]

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