cameras

New York City’s School of Visual Arts Buys 30 EVA1 5.7K Cameras

New York City’s School of Visual Arts Buys 30 EVA1 5.7K Cameras

New York City’s School of Visual Arts (SVA) has purchased 30 AU-EVA1 5.7K cinema cameras for instruction/production throughout its BFA Film program. The cameras are allocated…

New Features Added To Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and 6K

New Features Added To Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and 6K

Today, Blackmagic Design announced what can be called a pretty huge update to the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K. The Australian company has loaded a whole slew of new features…

Nikon Releases Their Fastest Lens: The Nikkor Z 58mm f/0.95 S NOCT

Nikon Releases Their Fastest Lens: The Nikkor Z 58mm f/0.95 S NOCT

Nikon Inc. announces the pricing for their fastest NIKKOR lens, the new NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct and it falls right in the price range of high…

Is Blackmagic Design’s Next Camera an 8K Camera?

Is Blackmagic Design’s Next Camera an 8K Camera?

4K, 4.6K, 6K… is there a future yet-to-be-released 8K camera arriving from Blackmagic in the Spring of 2020? Yes, this is a rumor I am…

This week: ARRI at Koerner Camera in Seattle and Portland

This week: ARRI at Koerner Camera in Seattle and Portland

Technical Sales Rep Chase Hagen and I will be showing off the Alexa Mini LF and ARRI Signature Primes at Koerner Camera facilities this Wednesday, October 9 (Portland) and Thursday…

The Review of The Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

The Review of The Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

6K in your hand. 6K on our gimbal. 6K. 6K. 6K. We love our “K’s.” The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K offers up a ton of…

The Review of The Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Pro G2

The Review of The Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Pro G2

It is the update to the URSA Mini Pro bringing further functionality and features to Blackmagic Design’s biggest cinema camera. Just enough new features and frame rates for…

New software update adds Blackmagic RAW to URSA Broadcast camera

New software update adds Blackmagic RAW to URSA Broadcast camera

Blackmagic Design today announced a major new software update for Blackmagic URSA Broadcast cameras that adds Blackmagic RAW support as well as a whole new image processing design for improved…

New Blackmagic RAW 1.5 update adds support for Adobe and Avid

New Blackmagic RAW 1.5 update adds support for Adobe and Avid

Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic RAW 1.5 a new software update with support for Adobe Premiere Pro and Avid Media Composer, plus Blackmagic RAW Speed test for Mac, PC…

The Nikon Z6 Mirrorless Camera Review Part One

The Nikon Z6 Mirrorless Camera Review Part One

The Nikon Z6 is one of two mirrorless camera options from Nikon and the one best suited for 4K video capture. Before we get started, a full review of the…

The Review Of The Canon XA-40 UHD Camcorder

The Review Of The Canon XA-40 UHD Camcorder

The Canon XA40 is a small and mighty UHD camcorder yielding canon’s color as a weapon against single-lens camera hate in an s35mm and full-frame world. A…

Canon Announces C500 Mark II 5.9K Full-Frame Camera

Canon Announces C500 Mark II 5.9K Full-Frame Camera

In comes the Canon EOS C500 Mark II and all of its Full-Frame 5.9K glory. The headline on this camera announcement is easy to understand, Full-Frame and…

Focus ramping: when T-stops go bad

Focus ramping: when T-stops go bad

Years ago, while assisting on a sitcom, I helped the director of photography shoot exposure tests on all of our zooms. The closeups were darker than expected, and she wanted…

The secret life of behind-the-lens nets

The secret life of behind-the-lens nets

“What’s with the pattern in the headlights?” I asked the first camera assistant, as I looked through “B” camera on a feature film set…

Westlife’s The Twenty Tour Uses Blackmagic Design Live Solutions

Westlife’s The Twenty Tour Uses Blackmagic Design Live Solutions

Blackmagic Design equipment ranging from the URSA Mini Pro 4.6K digital film cameras and ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K were used as part of a live production…