Philip from HDWarrior is pretty amazed by this new Sony camera, the PMWF3, especially for its low light capabilities. Last time we were on the phone to Philip, we asked him to hurry up and post this review as we've been very keen to hear his findings!

If we had to shoot a documentary or feature for broadcast, the Sony PMWF3 is the camera we would use. A large sensor and PL mount prime lenses means a great shallow depth of field and low noise when filming in low light.

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