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Blackmagic Design Announces Updates to Micro Studio Camera 4K And More

Blackmagic Design Announces Updates to Micro Studio Camera 4K And More

Blackmagic seems to have a firmware update for just about everything they make. Well, in all seriousness, Blackmagic has updated a handful of items. The headliners for this mass update…

Blackmagic Design Releases DaVinci Resolve 14.1

Blackmagic Design Releases DaVinci Resolve 14.1

Alright, Alright, Alright, Blackmagic Design has released the latest version of the color grading and editing software DaVinci Resolve. Firmware 14.1 is officially available to download and install, but…

Blackmagic Updates its Video Assist and Video Assist 4K

Blackmagic Updates its Video Assist and Video Assist 4K

Blackmagic Design has updated their Video Assist 4K LCD monitor/recorder. This time they have improved the color reading Vectorscope by adding the much needed 2x and 4x zoom capability…

Canon Compact Zoom Lens Review: 18-80mm and 70-200mm

Canon Compact Zoom Lens Review: 18-80mm and 70-200mm

When I started this career I was told to never ever, under no circumstances, use a camera’s autofocus. Just do not use it. Back then, this was more…

MegaBots’ Giant Fighting Robots Web Series Captured on Blackmagic Micro Cinema Cameras

MegaBots’ Giant Fighting Robots Web Series Captured on Blackmagic Micro Cinema Cameras

I love hearing news about small cameras stepping up into big rolls.  Today, Blackmagic shared a story about Micro Cinema Cameras, one of my favorite little cameras, and a URSA…

Kingsman: The Golden Circle” Turns To DaVinci Resolve

Kingsman: The Golden Circle” Turns To DaVinci Resolve

From production through post-production, 20th Century Fox’s “Kingsman: The Golden Circle,”  turned to Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve Studio for the film’s coloring needs, even…

Switching from Final Cut Pro 7 to DaVinci Resolve Video

Switching from Final Cut Pro 7 to DaVinci Resolve Video

So… you have been one of those editors who held out hope for an update to Final Cut 7. Final Cut X was not your bag. It was not…

An Overview and Review of Fusion 9

An Overview and Review of Fusion 9

We take a look at the massive improvements made in Fusion 9. With new camera tracking, planar tracking, updated keying, shot review, collaboration, and VR tools, Fusion 9 is taking…

Vintage Lens Tests on Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro by Jody Eldred and Todd Fisher

Vintage Lens Tests on Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro by Jody Eldred and Todd Fisher

A museum of cinema artifacts is the birthplace of this lens test. Todd Fisher, son of Debbie Reynolds and brother of Carrie Fisher, and Jody Eldred, who is a talented…

Fusion 9 in depth review

Fusion 9 in depth review

There was a lot of chatter around Fusion a couple of years back when Blackmagic acquired the company. But in the ensuing time spent porting to Mac and Linux, the…