URSA Mini

The 2018 Compact Cinema Camera Shootout

The 2018 Compact Cinema Camera Shootout

There are a few things you should know about the “shootout” video that I’ve just completed, especially in light of opinions and feedback that experts right here on…

Black Shading Added To Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K

Black Shading Added To Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K

Blackmagic updates their URSA Mini 4.6K just in time for the Holidays. What do you get for this gift? Black shading. Yes, this appears to be a single feature…

Autocue iPad Teleprompter Review

Autocue iPad Teleprompter Review

4K, URSA Minis, Red Weapons, Vintage Lenses, and much more are inspiring pieces of gear which may help us do our jobs well. Sometimes, new gear can even excite us…

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…

KinoGrip on Blackmagic URSA Mini Stabilizes Handheld Shooting

KinoGrip on Blackmagic URSA Mini Stabilizes Handheld Shooting

Wood or metal? What is more comfortable for you during hand-held shooting? I prefer the organic nature of wood, but Blackmagic makes a handgrip for the Blackmagic URSA Mini…

Blackmagic Ursa Mini OS gets Beta 2

Blackmagic Ursa Mini OS gets Beta 2

One month after the release of the new URSA Mini camera operating software Blackmagic Design makes the Beta 2 available, with a lot of new and improved things introduced after…

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…

Blackmagic URSA Minis Updated With Firmware 3.3

Blackmagic URSA Minis Updated With Firmware 3.3

Improving the color found in the 4.6K URSA Mini and 4K URSA Mini leads the charge with the latest round of Blackmagic Camera firmware updates. Specifically, Blackmagic wants to…

4.6K URSA Mini Used on Aaron Carter Music Video “Fool’s Gold”

4.6K URSA Mini Used on Aaron Carter Music Video “Fool’s Gold”

The Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K was used to shoot the music video for Aaron Carter’s new single “Fool’s Gold.” My thoughts? Does it…

Blackmagic Talks To PVC About The New URSA Studio Viewfinder: NAB 2016

Blackmagic Talks To PVC About The New URSA Studio Viewfinder: NAB 2016

At NAB 2016, Blackmagic announced the new URSA Studio Viewfinder, a 7” studio viewfinder with variable tension mounting points, tally, external controls and more turning the Blackmagic URSA Mini 4…

Anamorphics and Blackmagic’s URSA Mini: NAB 2016

Anamorphics and Blackmagic’s URSA Mini: NAB 2016

Found in the new UI is the option to turn the 16:9 4.6K Super 35mm sized sensor into a 3K 4:3 anamorphic sensor. This allows the use…

4.6K Blackmagic URSA Mini Review

4.6K Blackmagic URSA Mini Review

We’ve been waiting on this camera, and this sensor, for almost a year. We saw many Beta testers out in the wild. We pined for 4.6K footage…

Blackmagic EVF Modification

Blackmagic EVF Modification

Wooden Camera finds a way to adapt the great Blackmagic EVF for other camera systems…