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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

Blackmagic Design has been on a tear lately, delivering firmware updates for its cameras at rapid pace. The latest update is for Blackmagic Production Cameras only, yet offers long-awaited features that will eventually trickle down to the entire camera line-up.

It's not shipping yet, but there are encouraging signs!

 

This is possibly the most unusual recording format we've seen. The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera is one of the first to support it. Here's what it is, and what it isn't

Review - Blackmagic Smartscope Duo

Published in Post & VFX

Monitoring of Video and Audio levels is a critical part of any video production and Blackmagic have now combined two 8" monitors with video and audio measurement tools into a small, low cost package

The art of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Published in Technology & Computing

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

Future Camera Utopia?

Published in Technology & Computing

Modular cameras, new entrants, and a shake up of the old guard; these are interesting times for the world’s camera manufacturers and potentially bountiful ones for the world’s camera consumers.

 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.

NAB 2014: AJA's 4K Global Shutter Camera for $9K

Published in Production

Following in the footsteps of Blackmagic Design, digital interface-maker AJA is debuting CION, a 4K camera, at NAB 2014.

Can Blackmagic resurrect film?

Published in Business


You know what you never hear in the edit bay? “This looks too much like film, can we make this look less filmic?” John Burkhart reports

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