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The art of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Published in Technology

RedShark reader Paul Moon sent this to us. It's a fascinating insight into filming with raw, on a camera that's bringing cinematography to the masses

I may be the editor of RedShark but until today I haven't actually had a chance to get my hands on a Blackmagic Cinema Camera other than at trade shows.  Well, we do have one now and I was in London helping Phil Rhodes shoot some scenes for an upcoming article - so I just thought that, even though I'm  probably the last person on earth to see the camera properly, I'd write some first impressions

Once again, ingenuity, creativity and hard work trump budget, as exhibited by an impressive new music video for Jennifer Davies' Lapse of Time, from director Maxx Peter and timelapse photographer Paul Richardson.

 The 4K Production Camera is a camera that has been on the radar of many a camera owners mind since it was announced last year. Amongst the promises were 4K resolution, naturally, and a global shutter. All for the price of a couple of decent DSLR lenses.

Dynamic range is a topic that can be really hard to get to grips with, but when it's explained well, it's easy to understand

 

There's a downside to new operating system upgrades: incompatibility. But Blackmagic already has their software ready to go with Mavericks

Blackmagic Audio Monitor - Review

Published in Audio

Blackmagic's new rackmount audio monitor is a single rack-unit active monitor that can extract audio from a variety of digital video signals, play play it through internal speakers and display audio levels on large bar-graph meters

First footage from the Blackmagic URSA

Published in Production

 Great-looking first footage from Blackmagic's URSA

Grant Petty on all things Blackmagic

Published in Business

Here's an extended interview with Blackmagic CEO Grant Petty in which he talks about a lot of interesting stuff - including possible Quicktime wrappers for the raw output from Blackmagic's cameras

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