Sony | α | α6400 – Behind the Scene of “Skateboard Diaries”


Behind the scenes: Skateboard Diaries with the α6400
Revolutionary 4K autofocus performance Commentary by Hiroo Takaoka, Director of Photography Behind the scene
Subject moving toward and away from the camera at high speed AF Drive Speed : Fast
AF Tracking Sensitivity : Responsive
AF Area : Zone
Director of Photography: “Even in cloudy weather, autofocus had no trouble distinguishing the subject.” AF Drive Speed : Fast
AF Tracking Sensitivity : Responsive
AF Area : Zone
DP: “With the zone focus mode of this camera, even close up shots like this worked fantastically.” Behind the scene
Two subjects moving toward and away from the camera, left and right AF Drive Speed : Normal
AF Tracking Sensitivity : Responsive
AF Area : Zone
DP: “I couldn’t get this type of shot with previous autofocus systems. This time the job was done in just one take.” AF Drive Speed : Normal
AF Tracking Sensitivity : Responsive
AF Area : Zone
DP: “The focus shift was subtle as it moved between the two skateboarders.” Behind the scene Behind the scene
Two subjects moving quickly in different ways AF Drive Speed : Fast
AF Tracking Sensitivity : Responsive
AF Area : Zone
DP: “Focus worked consistently even with this type of complex movement. Amazing!” AF Drive Speed : Fast
AF Tracking Sensitivity : Responsive
AF Area : Zone
DP: “Watch these skateboarders closely – it’s amazing how the focus smoothly follows the skateboarders during this long take, allowing me to concentrate on the subjects.” Behind the scene
Panning between two subjects AF Drive Speed : Slow
AF Tracking Sensitivity : Standard
AF Area : Zone
DP: “I could pan without losing focus. This is the best tool for shooting documentaries without assistance.”

15 thoughts on “Sony | α | α6400 – Behind the Scene of “Skateboard Diaries””

  1. awesome camera, stupid skateboard filming techniques and not very good shots. It would had been better hired someone who knows about filming skateboarding

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