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Blackmagic Design Announces New Camera Update for Pocket 4K and 6K

Blackmagic Design Announces New Camera Update for Pocket 4K and 6K

Studio camera features added to the Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Cameras 4K and 6K. Users can now connect these cameras to an ATEM Mini switcher, or ATEM Mini Pro, and…

Blackmagic Design Announces New ATEM Mini Pro

Blackmagic Design Announces New ATEM Mini Pro

In a time of Coronavirus Blackmagic Design’s CEO, Grant Petty showed off firmware updates and a whole new ATEM Mini Pro. All of these announcements directed at Live…

Tested: 15 lights, 8 cameras, 7 color meters

Tested: 15 lights, 8 cameras, 7 color meters

Every year Geoff Boyle, the founder of CML, pulls together one or more camera, lens, or lighting tests. Back in July 2019 he asked if I could help with the…

Canon Releases New Firmware for C500 Mark II

Canon Releases New Firmware for C500 Mark II

No camera is perfect. It may take time in operators’ hands to discover hidden problems or missed details. In the case of the Canon C500 Mark II, Canon has…

Nikon Shows Love For Animals with New Animal-Detection AF

Nikon Shows Love For Animals with New Animal-Detection AF

I love my pets. You love your pets. If I were a betting man I may even suggest you like to photograph your pets as much as I do. Getting…

A Quick Look At The New Canon C500 Mark II Full-Frame Camera

A Quick Look At The New Canon C500 Mark II Full-Frame Camera

Thin slicing is a psychology term used by Malcolm Gladwell in his book “Blink.” The premise is you have garnered so much experience you can look at something…

Blackmagic Design Camera Setup 6.8 For Pocket 4K and 6K

Blackmagic Design Camera Setup 6.8 For Pocket 4K and 6K

Camera Setup 6.8 has just been released by Blackmagic Design. The new firmware improves the boot-up time for both the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and 6K. This…

Reviewing the New DZO Film 20-70mm T2.9 MFT Cinema Lens

Reviewing the New DZO Film 20-70mm T2.9 MFT Cinema Lens

There are just a few “must-haves” for me to enjoy a piece of gear. Those “must-haves” are first and foremost a piece of equipment…

A Whole Bunch of 2020 Sundance Films Used Blackmagic Design

A Whole Bunch of 2020 Sundance Films Used Blackmagic Design

More than 50 projects at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival used Blackmagic Design gear, including its digital film cameras, DaVinci Resolve Studio editing, grading, VFX and audio post-production software…

A Look At The New Full-Frame Sony FX9: A Camera Review

A Look At The New Full-Frame Sony FX9: A Camera Review

Ten days. I was loaned the Sony PXW-FX9 for about ten days. It only took me one day with the Sony FX9 to realize the camera is a fantastic…

Nikon’s 4K 12-Bit RAW Via HDMI Now Available for Z6 and Z7 Owners

Nikon’s 4K 12-Bit RAW Via HDMI Now Available for Z6 and Z7 Owners

Nikon’s Z6 and Z7 have gone RAW via HDMI. This paid upgrade ($199.95)  for 12-bit 4K UHD or full-HD RAW video to be recorded to…

Taking the Blackmagic Pocket Battery Grip For A Spin

Taking the Blackmagic Pocket Battery Grip For A Spin

I love the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K or 6K. The size and weight of the cameras are wonderful. The camera boasts good dynamic range, BlackmagicRAW, easy to edit ProRes…

Panasonic AJ-CX4000 4K/HDR Camcorder Available In Late December

Panasonic AJ-CX4000 4K/HDR Camcorder Available In Late December

Panasonic announced that its new AJ-CX4000, a 4K/HDR shoulder-mount camcorder with a B4 lens mount and interchangeable lens, will be available at the end of December at…

RED and Jarred Land Tease Komodo 6K Sensor Size

RED and Jarred Land Tease Komodo 6K Sensor Size

The mysterious RED Komodo 6K’s sensor size has been released but the whole camera and specs are still under wraps.  The RED Komodo 6K is not a Full…

Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Shoots Show Content for Mumford and Sons

Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Shoots Show Content for Mumford and Sons

I am going to tell you all the truth, I am a big fan of Mumford & Sons. So I think it is kind of cool for a blending of…

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