XDCAM, AVCHD, XAVC videographer, cameraman,
director of photography;
including camera or video crews in Colorado
Need a local SD or HD
video or camera crew with XDCAM or AVCHD or XAVC format
cameras? We cover all Colorado, and we're minutes away
from the Denver, Colorado Springs, Aurora, Fort Collins,
Boulder metro areas the Rocky Mountains among several
other of Colorado's production markets. If your looking
for a crew in the larger metro areas we're minutes away
from Golden, Lakewood, Parker, Littleton, Highlands Ranch,
Lone Tree, Englewood, Greenwood Village, Centennial, Commerce
City, Thornton, Northglenn, Westminster, Arvada, Wheat
Ridge, Castle Rock among other metro areas. But consider
us for where you need in Colorado for reasonable rates,
great equipment packages, camera format choices and the
professionalism to deliver your ideas to the big screen.
Sony XDCAM & XAVC cameras we have
shot with PXW, PDW & PMW format cameras including:
NEX-FS700R with the 4K upgrade (all R models are 4K
Our experience spans most every type of
production, and we can also provide you the experienced
crew members to support your production if you are already
bringing personnel into Colorado needing additional support.
In our camera expertise we have experience operating each
of the the Sony XDCAM model cameras, as well several other
professional Sony cameras. We also have experience with
several other cameras in Sony's professional AVCHD / XAVC
line, as well AVCHD from other manufacturer's aside from
Why XDCAM for video or 'film' or production
or television ?
has 2 formats the PDW cartridge based cameras and the
PMW SxS based cameras - both providing excellent picture
/ sound and preferred by networks, producers, production
companies among others as a established HD media. In particular
the F3 has the film
look with shallow depth of field more easily attained.
The PMW EX3 also can be adapted to 35mm lenses, and the
PDW series cameras can as well. Our PMW EX package also
has a B4 2/3" lens adapter to so we can mount our
2/3 HD Canon, Angenieux, & Fuji lenses onto our PMW
EX3 as well. The EX3 has had a proven track record used
by several producers, camera people, production companies,
even networks, with many news satellite trucks carrying
the PDW and PMW VTR units for playback.
PDW Cameras: These are the blue ray disc based XDCAM
cameras: PDW F 330, 330L, 350, 350L, 355 and the PDW700
or the Sony PDW F800 high definition video cameras. We
own the PDW F800. The are also several other PMW &
PDW models that Sony develops.
There are also the SxS XDCAM series records
high definition to high speed professional cards. These
cameras include the PXW-FS7 , PMW F3, EX 1 or EX3, PMW
320K, PMW350, or PMW500 XDCAM cameras. We're owners of
the EX3, 320K, and the PMW F3.
XAVC or AVCHD for Production
These camera formats from Sony are great
in picture quality, as well are recognized popular formats
among production companies, film makers and video or television
producers or production companies so you are in safe hands
as a client when you hire us with these cameras as well.
AVCHD is also easily opened with any recent computer,
and the XAVC format also can be viewed with ease with
the right software downloads as well.
Mister Photon - our crew owns these XDCAM,
AVCHD & XAVC format cameras:
PXW-FS7 with both E mount lenses, and Canon
mount lenses, including adapters & accessories.
NEX-FS700R with E Mount lenses, and Canon
mount lenses with the same adapter & accessories.
F3, aka the F3L, F3K - most common for feature production
applications, some corporate video, network television
producers, production companies among other clients.
EX3, aka the EX3 - an all around camera many used by many.
PMW 320 K, aka the PMW 320, 320L or K -
a newer larger sized ENG camera, improved over the EX3
with a more functions, paint menus, gamma selections and
improved picture. The camera also has has more depth of
field than EX1 or EX3.
Camera History on XDCAM
The PMW EX3
or PMW EX1 is first generation of PMW tape less cameras, with
the PMW 320K, & PMW F3L or PXW-FS7 cameras also a choice to
you for our crew shooting with SxS cameras. The 320K, FS7 &
F3 cameras have a robust series of features, including 4-2-2 &
4-4-4 color space, expansive paint menus, gamma adjustment for
'film looks' and other features enabling any videographer, director
of photography, or videographer or the full HD video crew to send
clients the most pleasing footage. The SxS recording of the F3,
EX3, 320K, FS7 allow external recording device enabling backup
or primary recording as well. The EX3 & EX1 among other series
XDCAM cameras are very prevalent and match many networks, and
production companies use as well across the globe.
Sony XDCAM video to clients, producers, networks, etc know the
camera is an established format with support in both Windows &
Mac based edit platforms. The PMW
F320K & the PMW
F3 or PXW FS7 we use also improves on many EX1 & EX3 form
designs + user settings, picture quality, gamma selections, paint
menus, picture profiles along with expanding the capabilities
of the XDCAM SxS family. Their features enable the camera person
more production flexibility. These cameras have extensive menus
for 'film look' depth of field as well; increasing the productions
design embraced by producers,
companies & networks
Lens Choices - for our PMW 320K, F3 or PMW F3 XDCAM we utilize a variety of
professional lenses from wide angle to long telephoto.
These cameras can adapt 35mm DSLR lenses for more depth
of field, and can take prime lenses, various 1/2 or 2/3
camera lenses as well; making them ideal for all types
of ENG, EFP, HD feature, corporate, MOS type productions.
Any type of production is a great match for the Sony XDCAM.
The genlock and other features also allow these cameras
for live shoots, multi camera productions & other
Our lenses for our FS700R or FS7 cameras
We have 2 E Mount 18-200 lenses, as well MetaBones EF adapters, as well several
Canon / Canon mount lenses for these cameras as well adapting
them to any type of production; whether the content is
for a feature film, interviews, B Roll, specific television
programming, advertising or a TV commercial or infomerical,
or any other type of production for video, film or television
camera crew services - Who To?
Our DP Nick provides single camera
person & complete crews to a varied group of XDCAM
aficionados, fans & clients across Colorado&
Hire us for a solo videographer with
XDCAM, or a 2 man/person video camera crew or larger;
we can hand the media off either in Blue Ray Sony
XDCAM cartridge, download the files to your laptop
or hard drives, or provide you XDCAM, Quicktime or
Mp4 digital video files on a hard drive. The SxS card
also docks directly into PCI Express card slots in
many laptops enabling file transfers without hassle.
Why XDCAM? if You're Uncertain?
For you as a client, we won't talk you into a mismatch,
we'll make work the best for you. We can shoot HD XD formats
or DVCAM with our XDCAM cameras and also convert files
to your preferred delivery if need be - easy! Mister Photon.
XDCAM can also be converted to ProRes Quicktime, MP4,
or other MPEG format with minimal transcoding without
generation loss as well, unlike a analogue or digital
videotape duplication, the conversion makes a different
file extension enabling the end user integration into
their editing system. We can also mount our XDCAM video
cameras to a NanoFlash recorder enabling 4-2-2 recording
in QuickTime or MPEG format while also recording the Sony
Native XDCAM/MXF format as a backup enabling you flexible
video format choices.
Where are our service area for XDCAM + other format
camera crew services in CO?
Simple - All Colorado - Anywhere, place,
town, city or area where you need us with a Sony cameras
or from other makers. Our services are scalable in cameraman,
videographer, or director of photography for freelance
hire, or hire us for a crews. We are also able to provide
personnel to support you as a camera person, crew, network,
producer or production company so please give us a call:
Reference Links to Other Web Sites
a link to Wikipedia's list of Colorado's cities, towns,
zip codes for your reference. Colorado's largest
are the Denver metro area, Colorado Springs, Aurora,
Fort Collins, and the Boulder Colorado areas + their
suburbs. Colorado Rockies major areas include Vail,
Aspen, Eagle, Edwards, Avon, Winter Park, Breckenridge,
Glenwood Springs, A Basin/Arapahoe Basin, Loveland,
Keystone, and Estes Park for large populations that
we commonly provide services in as well. Our DP/videographer
Nick has also shot throughout the Rockies, nationally
& globally for clients as well with experience
dating to 1991 - read more
on Nick or founder.
Here's are outside links to
XDCAM's web site - or call our DP/videographer
Nick at (720) 299 2084 for more information about
are links to Sony's AVCHD & XAVC professional
format cameras in for more information. This page also
includes other professional Sony video formats for video,
film or television production.