Pro video blog…Produced by Philip Johnston DoP/Editor

Exmor RSony have just announced two domestic HD camcorders the HDR-CX520V and the HDR-CX500V using the new Exmor R CMOS sensors. Could this give us an insight to a future EX-5 camcorder with stunning low light capabilities and reduced grain only time will tell. I think if we are going to get an EX-5 I hope Sony have the sense to make it a full shoulder mount camcorder and although the Sony lenses on the EX-3 are good most cameramen and women would prefer canon or fuji lenses.

Just in case you are in the market for a new HD camcorder or just interested here is an overview of the Sony HDR-CX520V… Available 24 August 09

Sony CX520

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