Been busy this week, starting at Newcastle on a corporate shoot then Glasgow City centre to film an insert for Jason Manfords new ITV show, Its a Funney Old Week.
Using my Sony PXW-FS7 with Ian my soundman using a boom mic and a radio mic via his sound mixer. Takes the pressure off a job when you have a professional sound man.
I was using two lenses on the day the Sony 10-18mm and the 28-105mm f4 lens, camera set to 1080 25p XAVC-I. Ian my soundman really appreciated the smallHD 502 monitor to make sure his boom mic was out of shot.
I have also added a bigger Red REC button to my FS7 handle as once again Sony insist on making these record buttons flush which can cause a miss fire. Sony has never recessed any other REC buttons so why start with the FS7 ?
The shoot went well and more importantly the weather was kind to us, you can see my efforts tonight on ITV at 9.30pm. Just a wee credit to my director Alex he was a joy to work with and we both fired ideas in unison. Second camera operator Freddie kept us well hydrated, thanks Freddie.
Once again anyone wanting an FS7-RED REC button email me at firstname.lastname@example.org (£5 plus P&P).
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