Last saturday, we filmed a new firedance video I've called "Bright eyes" with Franziska. This is my first test with the Sony NEX-5n with his 16.1MP CMOS sensor at night. I worked with manual settings. The sequences were filmed at 3200 (also shot a few pictures at 6400 ISO) with the following lenses : Tokina 16mm F2.8, Sony 50mm F1.8 and Tamron 90mm F2.8. I'm interested to do more tests with high ISO level in the next days !

Yes, it's true when we have a look on night footage filmed with a Red Epic we are dreaming and we want one to film firedance sequences... Anyway I find this camera Sony Nex-5 just amazing ! It's a little bit bigger than my iPhone and his price is about 600 $ !

Many thanks to Franziska for her patience, her spellbinding poi dance performance and her bright and beautiful smile. More informations on

Filmed and edited by Yannick Barthe, Edited on FCP. Color grading with MBL from Red Giant Software. Music by Alex Khaskin (web publishing licensed).

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