Sony a9 Field Tested - NOT WHAT I WAS EXPECTING!!

Featured Thursday, 27 July 2017 16:12

Banding, Overheating and dead batteries? Or 1dx & D5 Killer?? The results of this Field Test genuinely surprised me.

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Welcome to a new series where we take great gear to beautiful locations and test it out in real life situations. Part travel show - part gear review.

In Episode 2 we are taking the new Sony a9 to explore California!

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Thanks to Chris G for the awesome edit!

Special thanks to Chris Mayer for letting me use some of his GH5 footage in this video.

GEAR we usually film with...

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2nd Camera (Sony a7r): http://geni.us/MkKVW

The Drone (DJI Mavic Pro): http://geni.us/rB3s

The outdoor tripod (Manfrotto BeFree): http://geni.us/XoatLX

Giant in-studio tripod (Manfrotto 509 Video Head): http://geni.us/z0XAV2K

Lav Mics (Rode RodeLink FM Wireless): http://geni.us/UL27csE

Travel photo tripod (Gitzo Series 0 Traveler Kit): http://geni.us/9EXKjcE

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  • Comment Link PentaxShooter Saturday, 12 August 2017 01:05 posted by PentaxShooter

    Let's just start by saying that I'm Pentax user, so not affilitations to Sony. I was quite pleased with your reviews in the past and video courses related to different technicques, however, It seems, at least to me, that your reviews are quite biased against Sony. It is little bit strange that your review of Sport Camera is based on taking photos of Pride Parade participants. Not a single photo of any sport - not counting few guys "playing" recreational tennis. Watching reviews from well known and respected Sports photographers, camera is praised for autofocus, speed, DR.....and quite different conclusions than yours. Not sure what is going on, but kind of loosing credibility with such reviews. Again, no intention to troll or be rude, just my observation.

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