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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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Sony Action Camera for Skydiving (HDR-AS10, HDR-AS15)

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

my image "An actual skydiving photographer reviewing the Sony AS15 for use while he is filming jumpers" Updated: This camera is a complete POS for skydiving. Do not buy! If you ever have a frame that has a lot of movement in it your image will look like a 1990's camera pixelated and distorted. The white balance is overly cold (blue) on this camera and there is no audio at slow motion. In addition, the mounting is more difficult to get any...

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