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Light & Motion Announces Stella Light Kits For Video

Light & Motion Announces Stella Light Kits For Video

Lights… actually easy to use lights can make your life as a run & gun shooter surprisingly, well, easier. Otherwise, if the lights are too cumbersome or temperamental then…

Blackmagic 4K Video Assist Review

Blackmagic 4K Video Assist Review

I’ll make this quick. The Blackmagic 4K Video Assist is damn useful for URSA Mini shooters if only for one feature and one feature only, False Color. Yes…

Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.0 UI/OS Officially Released

Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.0 UI/OS Officially Released

Overnight Blackmagic Design released the new user interface and operation system for the URSA Mini out of Beta. Firmware 4.0 is official. Funny thing is the 4.0 Beta…

Blackmagic’s Micro Cinema Camera Captures POVs for Mountain Dew

Blackmagic’s Micro Cinema Camera Captures POVs for Mountain Dew

It’s a small camera. It has interchangeable lenses. It can record 12-bit raw or 10-bit ProRes files. The Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera is becoming the POV…

A Season of New Cinema Lenses for Filmmakers

A Season of New Cinema Lenses for Filmmakers

Are we right in the middle of a cinema lens revolution? I am talking about cinema lenses priced for the owner/operator as well as lenses the local camera house…

URSA Mini UI/OS Review

URSA Mini UI/OS Review

Finally, the new User Interface and Operating System has become available on the Blackmagic URSA Mini. I have tested it. I have shot with it. And, yes it is most…

Fusion 8.2 On Linux Now Shipping

Fusion 8.2 On Linux Now Shipping

Blackmagic continues to hit deadlines they imposed upon themselves at NAB2016. The final release of Fusion 8.2, Blackmagic’s visual effects and motion graphics software, is now available…

Sony Z150 Camera Review

Sony Z150 Camera Review

Is the Sony Z150 one of the lowest priced professional 4K camcorders on the market? For a brand new single-lens 4K camera, it is actually not the lowest priced…

SLR Magic Introduces Image Enhancer Pro Filter

SLR Magic Introduces Image Enhancer Pro Filter

SLR Magic introduces the Image Enhancer Pro (IE Pro). The filter is to help increase clarity of image and fix color shifting from light contamination beyond the visible spectrum. What…

Kodak’s Shoot Film Workshop

Kodak’s Shoot Film Workshop

In a dark abandoned home, the late afternoon sunlight broke up the darkness inside and lit up the copious amounts of dust and haze accumulated from years of disuse. Suddenly…

Ben-Hur Uses Blackmagic Micro Cinema Cameras For Opening Sequence

Ben-Hur Uses Blackmagic Micro Cinema Cameras For Opening Sequence

For the opening sequence of  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Paramount Pictures’ epic “Ben-Hur” 2nd unit DP Sergei Kozlov turned to Blackmagic Micro Cinema Cameras for his…

Blackmagic Announces Public Beta for URSA Mini User Interface & OS

Blackmagic Announces Public Beta for URSA Mini User Interface & OS

The public beta for testing and trial has opened up for the Blackmagic URSA Mini’s new User Interface and Operating System. At NAB 2016 Blackmagic CEO Grant Petty…

DaVinci Resolve 12.5.1 Released

DaVinci Resolve 12.5.1 Released

Blackmagic adds over fifty new improvements to DaVinci Resolve helping the Color Grading tool and editor become the post-production tool they want to be in everyone’s edit…

Blackmagic Micro Cinema Cameras Used On “Jason Bourne”

Blackmagic Micro Cinema Cameras Used On “Jason Bourne”

Size, dynamic range, and color found in the Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera, and Pocket Cinema Camera, help elevate Blackmagic’s smallest digital cinema cameras to become the go-to…

Blackmagic Continues To Make an Impact In Hollywood

Blackmagic Continues To Make an Impact In Hollywood

Blackmagic Design gear used to help make more than 20 films this summer. Yes, your little pocket camera has been used on some of this year’s biggest action…