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Sony a6000, a6300, a6500 Settings for Skydiving

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

It's spring time, which means skydivers are buying new gear! Since we shoot with the Sony a6000, we field a lot of questions about the "best" settings for skydiving. Hopefully this guide helps as we've made most of the mistakes, talked to many photographers, and have finally settled on the following for most conditions. Please give us feedback via email or Hypoxic's Facebook Page.   Setting Value Reason Shooting Mode Manual F4.5- F6.31/1000-1/1600ISO Auto In Aperture Priority and Shutter Priority modes...

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Skydiving Camera Helmet Build

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

This boogie season I decided to upgrade my camera setup. Here are the steps I took to build the helmet. Before it's assumed, we were NOT given any of these products and purchased them with our own money. Luckily for me, we do make the accessories.   Hardware Sony AX53  ($998) 4K video, incredible B.O.S.S. stabilization, great quality, complete image control, spectacular zoom, and good audio. Complete solution for ground video. Downside: 1.5lbs. (Can't wait for the new Stabilized GoPros)  Schumacher Quick...

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How to Install a Turned On into a Plastic Helmet

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

Below is the recommended method for plastic helmet such as the Cookie G3, Phantom X, or K.I.S.S. We like this method since it allows for quick removal if you are jumping into the wind tunnel. To remove the GoPro / Turned On Combo, it's as easy as pulling out the top pad, and sliding the cable through the hole. It literally takes less than 30 seconds.  To Install Mark directly below the cable's exit on the helmet. Using a nail or a punch, create...

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