cameras

Blackmagic Design URSA Mini 4.6K G2 Firmware 6.3 Out

Blackmagic Design URSA Mini 4.6K G2 Firmware 6.3 Out

In time for NAB 2019, Blackmagic Design releases new firmware for their yet to be shipped URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2. Yes, new firmware before the actual camera is…

Quantifying the Large Format Look

Quantifying the Large Format Look

Large format is no longer out of reach of the average filmmaker, but the look is difficult to quantify. Naturally, that means I’ll give it a try. I…

Arri Announces The Alexa Mini LF – Large Format In A Small Body

Arri Announces The Alexa Mini LF – Large Format In A Small Body

A rumor no more. Arri just announced the ALEXA MINI LF. Since Arri’s introduction of the ALEXA LF, the big brother to the Mini LF, rumors swirled when…

Sony Announces The 4K RXo II Sporting A Flip Screen

Sony Announces The 4K RXo II Sporting A Flip Screen

Sony just introduced the brand new 4K RXo II. An internally recording 4K waterproof/dustproof/shockproof/crushproof camera. Oh, it also has an articulating LCD flip screen. Check out what…

First Footage from Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2

First Footage from Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2

Earlier in March, Blackmagic Design announced the brand new Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2. The new camera from Blackmagic boasts the ability to shoot 300 fps in HD…

The URSA Mini 4.6K Pro G2 and BMPCC4K: A One Two Punch

The URSA Mini 4.6K Pro G2 and BMPCC4K: A One Two Punch

One camera on sticks. Another camera on a gimbal ready to float. If I am lucky then I have a third camera ready for a wholly different angle ready to…

ART OF THE SHOT: “Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins” DP Kristy Tully

ART OF THE SHOT: “Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins” DP Kristy Tully

With production credentials like these: “Feminists: What Were They Thinking?” “Making a Killing: Guns, Greed, and the NRA”, and “The ACLU Freedom Files”  is…

Blackmagic Design Releases DaVinci Resolve 15.3 Update

Blackmagic Design Releases DaVinci Resolve 15.3 Update

Blackmagic Design just released DaVinci Resolve 15.3, you can download it here, as they originally announced they would when they showed off the brand new URSA Mini Pro 4…

Blackmagic RAW Added to Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

Blackmagic RAW Added to Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic Camera 6.2 update which adds support for Blackmagic RAW to the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K. Blackmagic Camera 6.2 update is available as…

Blackmagic Design Announces URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2, a Second Generation

Blackmagic Design Announces URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2, a Second Generation

Blackmagic Design announces the URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2, a second generation URSA Mini Pro camera featuring fully redesigned electronics and a new Super 35mm 4.6K image sensor…

Panasonic AG-CX350 4K Single-Lens Camera Review

Panasonic AG-CX350 4K Single-Lens Camera Review

I was sent a camera. It has a 5170 x 2908 sensor. Records internal 4K at 4:2:2 in 10-bit as well as being able to record 4K…

Blackmagic Design Partners with the USC School of Cinematic Arts

Blackmagic Design Partners with the USC School of Cinematic Arts

Blackmagic Design announced today that it has formed a strategic partnership with the USC School of Cinematic Arts to provide Blackmagic hardware and software to the School over three years…

Behind-the-lens nets: a lost art makes a comeback

Behind-the-lens nets: a lost art makes a comeback

I’ve always been a little different. That’s the only explanation I have for cutting gels out of Rosco and Lee swatch books and putting them behind…

Roy Wagner ASC Shoots Film “Stand!” With Blackmagic Design Cameras

Roy Wagner ASC Shoots Film “Stand!” With Blackmagic Design Cameras

Cinematographer Roy H. Wagner, ASC shot the upcoming musical drama “Stand!” using several URSA Mini Pro cameras for principal photography, along with the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K for select…

Sony 4K PTZ BRC-X1000 and BRC-H900: REVIEW

Sony 4K PTZ BRC-X1000 and BRC-H900: REVIEW

Sometimes you cannot get a camera and a camera operator in the right position to get the shot. For an undefined number of reasons sometimes a production has some sort…