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Sony 4300 Captures Impossibly Fast Drones for ’60 Minutes’

A 60 Minutes story about high-speed military drones presented a recent conundrum for its DPs: how to film the tiny, impossibly fast UAVs as they flew through the sky.

Eventually golf cameraman Rudy Neidermeyer was brought in for his expertise.

Explains NoFilmSchool, “Essential to successfully capturing the drones was Niedermeyer’s kit: a Sony 4300 which is described in the video as ‘a new 4K camera that basically runs 490 frames per second.’ The camera is tethered to a PWS-4500 4K server, which is able to slow the footage down, allowing viewers to appreciate the minute details.”

Read the full story here.

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