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Hidden Flexibility of Blackmagic’s URSA Broadcast. A S16mm Camera?

Hidden Flexibility of Blackmagic’s URSA Broadcast. A S16mm Camera?

I will write about the URSA Broadcast in a bit. Stay with me as I present some background first. A few years ago the Digital Bolex was announced with a…

JVC GY-HC500U 4K camcorder: buy one, get a FREE media adapter and 1TB SSD

JVC GY-HC500U 4K camcorder: buy one, get a FREE media adapter and 1TB SSD

JVC has a promotion you may like: receive a FREE KA-MC100G media adapter and FREE 1TB SSD drive, a $675 retail value, for each new GY-HC500U, you purchase…

Sony Alpha 7R IV: 61MP sensor debuts Real-time Eye AF for movie shooting

Sony Alpha 7R IV: 61MP sensor debuts Real-time Eye AF for movie shooting

The new Sony Alpha 7R IV comes with professional 4K movie recording functionality including full pixel readout with no pixel binning in Super 35mm mode, S-Log3, HDR workflow support…

Diplo’s “So Long” Music Video Uses URSA Mini Pro and Blackmagic RAW

Diplo’s “So Long” Music Video Uses URSA Mini Pro and Blackmagic RAW

Diplo’s latest music video, “So Long,” featuring country artist Cam, was shot using the URSA Mini Pro 4.6K and utilized the Blackmagic RAW format. Produced at the 2019…

Cine Gear: VISTA-M Lenses by T M Camera Solutions

Cine Gear: VISTA-M Lenses by T M Camera Solutions

A mix of modern optical performance and function with the character of a vintage lens. The all-new Masterbuilt VISTA-M lenses are Large Format lenses. The entire lens range…

Cine Gear 2019: Shot On Cooke. “A Motion Gallery”

Cine Gear 2019: Shot On Cooke. “A Motion Gallery”

If you are a painter and you want to learn from the Masters you have to study those who came before you. Cinema is no different. It is an art…

Cine Gear: Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Summilux 10-25mm f/1.7 MFT Lens

Cine Gear: Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Summilux 10-25mm f/1.7 MFT Lens

At Cine Gear 2019 we got to opportunity to check out the Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Summilux 10-25mm f/1.7 ASPH Micro Four Thirds lens. With a f1…

Cine Gear 2019: Sony Xperia1, a wireless VENICE monitor?

Cine Gear 2019: Sony Xperia1, a wireless VENICE monitor?

The world’s first 4K OLED Phone… which can wirelessly monitor your Sony VENICE? The Xperia1 is more than a smartphone. This is a 21:9 CinemaWide display with…

Cine Gear 2019: Sony VENICE Firmware Updates with HFR and more

Cine Gear 2019: Sony VENICE Firmware Updates with HFR and more

We had a chance to talk to Sony about the new firmware 4.0 for the Sony VENICE. The big news? High Frame Rates up to 90fps at 6K 2…

Cine Gear: Canon Shows Off Sumire Prime Lenses

Cine Gear: Canon Shows Off Sumire Prime Lenses

Sporting t-shirts showing the Cine Gear 2019 attendees how exactly to pronounce Sumire, Canon’s new PL Prime Lens line up, Canon also set up an example shoot…

Cine Gear: Zeiss Shows Off Supreme Prime Lenses and Talks Workshops

Cine Gear: Zeiss Shows Off Supreme Prime Lenses and Talks Workshops

It was not all about the gear at the Zeiss booth on the Paramount lot during Cine Gear 2019. Not only did Zeiss show off their new large format Supreme…

Cine Gear: Fujifilm GFX100 Medium Format Camera with a 100MP Sensor

Cine Gear: Fujifilm GFX100 Medium Format Camera with a 100MP Sensor

At Cine Gear 2019 we had the opportunity to meet the 100 Mega Pixel Fujifilm GFX100. This is not your father’s medium format camera, no. The Fujifilm GFX100…

Cine Gear: The Arri Alexa Mini LF and the Arri “Look”

Cine Gear: The Arri Alexa Mini LF and the Arri “Look”

The Arri booth seemed to always be full during Cine Gear 2019. Could it have been because many wanted to look through  ARRI’S ALEXA Mini LF viewfinder to see…

Blackmagic Design Updates USRA Mini Pro G2 With Firmware 6.4

Blackmagic Design Updates USRA Mini Pro G2 With Firmware 6.4

“General Improvements” is the heart of the new camera firmware 6.4 for the URSA Mini Pro G2. Of course, there are more improvements than just general improvement…

The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX0 II Digital Camera Review

The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX0 II Digital Camera Review

The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RXO II Digital Camera looks like an action camera. The small size and the rugged build make the small flip-out screen 4K camera appear…