Pro video blog…Produced by Philip Johnston DoP/Editor

Once again this interview proves that Sony are not only cagey about their new EA50 camcorder but don’t understand why leaving off ND filters is such a problem. Dan Chung asks the so called Sony expert “why did you not include ND filters” the chap answers ” you can use mechanical shutter to help adjust the light”…He obviously does not understand the concept of using a large sensor camcorder !

Then Dan asks is it the same sensor as the NEX 5 and VG20, once again he prefers not to answer the question in other words he doesn’t know or he does not want to admit to a moire issue.

Is the HDMI 4:2:2 or 4:2:0 Mr Sony can’t answer that simple question.

All this proves what I have suspected all along, Sony throw cameras at technicians to design with little thought as to what the end user needs, the lack of ND is a classic example.


Having been working in the video business since 1988 I have amassed a great amount of knowledge of both the kit and production values over the last 30 years.

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