STOLEN EQUIPMENT: Sony Camera Kits & accessories

Two Sony PXW-X70 Camera Kits and Accessories stolen by client.

Please be on the lookout for the following people:


  • Julio Garlian Thomas, ID given 8401065205082
  • Faith Galekhore Mugano
  • Slindile Pretty Nthuli (see photo below) ID 9011150850087


  • Sound Stream Media
  • Gakekhore Enterprises Reg 2015/418171/07, VAT 9878040162

All forms completed, though their IDs were going to be sent via Slindile. Hire was paid for in cash.
Has been reported on Report a Crime, and a case has been opened at Randburg SAPS on 27.7.16

Remote Control of a Sony Camera

It is now easier than ever to remotely monitor, record & control one of our compatible Sony camera. Smart Remote Control essentially turns your smartphone or tablet into a spare remote (or a primary remote, if you don’t already have a remote commander). The application allows you to stream a live feed from your camera to your mobile device, allowing you to remain remote from the camera.

Downloading The Applications

The Sony PlayMemories / Smart Remote Control app can be downloaded from your app store by following the links below:

googleplaystore applestore

Setting your camera up for Smart Remote Control shooting

1. Select Menu > Apps Menu > Application List > Smart Remote Embedded


(the camera will prompt you to log on to your wireless network)

2. Go to Wi-Fi settings on your iOS or Android smartphone or tablet. Select the device shown on the camera menu. Enter the password shown in the menu.

3. As soon as you see a spinning “Connecting” icon – Open the PlayMemories app on your smartphone or tablet and you are connected.

You will now be able to:

  • Trigger the shutter from your phone.
  • Adjust EV compensation up to +/– five stops. (This control is disabled when shooting in Manual mode.)
  • Turn the self-timer and the image review function on or off. There is a settings icon in the lower-left corner of the screen that allows you to do so.
  • Select Save Options. If you select On, the app will save a resized JPEG to your phone or tablet and a RAW or JPEG to your SD card.

70MM of Hateful

I was lucky enough to be one of the projectionists to work on the 70mm roadshow for “The Hateful Eight” and this is what I captured during the 59 showings the film over the course of 15 days. The whole thing was quite an experience and it made me appreciate film all over again. Shot with a Nikon D810 using the Kessler TLS system and a Second Shooter.
Artist: Ennio Morricone
Track: L’estasi dell’oro (The Ecstasy of Gold)
Album: The Good The Bad and The Ugly