Paul Joy - FILMMAKER Blog

Sony FE 70-200mm f2.8 GM II

Announced today was the Sony FE 70-200mm f2.8 GM II lens. The new lens is reported to improve autofocus speed as well as image quality at the same time as reducing the weight of the lens significantly over the previous model by 29% to 1045g. One of the features I...

SmallRig FX3 Half Cage Review

I purchased the Sony FX3 primarily for use on my Ronin-S Gimbal because it offers fantastic image quality with an incredibly small form factor. Whilst I didn’t want to make the camera unnecessarily larger I did want to add a camera cage to allow me to fit certain accessories to...

Mounting a monitor on the Sony FX3

In this post I discuss a better way of mounting a monitor on the Sony FX3 using a selection of accessories by SmallRig. Sony supply a cold shoe adapter that can be screwed to the handle itself which works fine if the camera is on a tripod however it’s totally...

Sony FX3 – Fixing the top handle!

I’ve been shooting with the Sony FX3 for a few weeks now and I’m really liking the camera. It’s obviously a big upgrade from the a7siII for many reasons and I’ll talk more about that when I do a full review of the FX3 in the coming weeks. There is...

Drone showreel 2021

Short showreel showing some of my favourite drone shots from the past few years.

Oxford pride event

  I filmed and edited this video showcasing the Oxford Pride event for the Westgate Shopping Centre in Oxford UK. Filmed using the Sony FS5 and the A7sII on the Ronin S Gimbal.

Westgate Summer Vibes

  Next in the series of films I’ve produced for Westgate Shopping Centre in Oxford UK. This was a one day event promoting fitness and summer vibes. Filmed using the Sony FS5 and A7sII.

Westgate Beauty

  I filmed and edited this video for the Westgate Shopping Centre in Oxford as part of a series of short films to be released on social media promoting the centres events. Filmed using the Sony FS5 and A7sII.

Westgate May Day Student Party

  I filmed and edited this video for the Westgate Shopping Centre in Oxford UK. Filmed using the Sony FS5 and the A7sII on the Ronin S Gimbal. I chose to use fast primes for this one as it was quite dark in the venue. Lenses used were the Canon 50mm f/1.2...

Westgate Fitfest 2019

  One of a series of films I produced for Westgate Shopping Centre in Oxford UK. This was a one day event promoting fitness and activities. Filmed using the Sony FS5 and A7sII.