Software

Tested: The Wonderful Sony FS7 Firmware 3.0 Update

Tested: The Wonderful Sony FS7 Firmware 3.0 Update

Ah the Sony FS7, which we were one of the first in the world to review last year, has a new firmware update out. Well liked this little affordable camera has been taking over the indie scene and with good reason. It's a true mini F5, a great camera itself.

However, like that camera it was released in an incomplete state. Well over a year later, has Sony finally fixed the camera? The answer is yes. Absolutely.

Final Cut Pro X: What I thought in 2011

Final Cut Pro X: What I thought in 2011

This is an interesting look at where I thought Final Cut Pro X and Apple's Pro market was going in 2011. Now it's 2014, and a lot has changed. There's a new Mac Pro. There's a much improved FCPX out. I am using both.

I think, conceptually, I was spot on. The software just needed to catch up, and now FCPX is a viable tool for professional editors and entry level editors alike. FCPX 10.1 is to me, where it should have been launched at however, insofar as pure pros go.

I will write about my experiences with it when I have time, but for now - as a preamble to that upcoming post - let's look back at 2011. Was I right? Did what I say come to pass?