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Using the Blackmagic Cinema Camera with Anamorphic Lenses

Published in Production

Apart from colour saturation, contrast, and a a shallow depth of field, one of the most cinematic things you can do to your images is to film them in a cinematic aspect ratio. And since most sensors come in 16:9, which is widescreen but nowhere near as wide as 2.35 to 1, for example, then the only way to shoot in this format is to use an anamorphic lens, which squashes the image horizontally to fit it onto a narrower sensor

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

Watch out for our exclusive interview with the CEO of the most talked-about company in the industry

Blackmagic's pocket cinema camera surprised everyone when it was announced, first by its mere and unexpected appearance, and second, by it's strikingly low price

This holiday we're re-running some of our most popular articles, in case you didn't see them the first time. Today: Electronics is so completely integrated now that building new equipment is just a matter of glueing together a few parts you can buy from the Internet. Is this true? And is this the biggest threat to traditional camera manufacturers? In this article, we investigate this, and the background to it, in detail

Here's our post IBC show in its entirety. It's a long one - over an hour, so if you haven't got time for all of it in one session, we've indexed it below so you can jump straight to the parts that interest you

Future Camera Utopia?

Published in Technology

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.

Blackmagic Cinema Camera Manufacturing Delay

Published in Production

Black Magic Design has just announced a delay in the production of their Cinema Camera. They've found blemishes in the glass that covers the sensor elements; obviously a show (or at least a production) stopper.

The new Blackmagic Studio Camera was a surprise announcement at NAB this month. More details are gradually emerging. Here's a very quick rundown of the camera's menu system

Hands on with the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Published in Technology

Last week I was very fortunate to be able to borrow a Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera for the afternoon. I was meeting my daughter in Camden Market so I took the camera along and shot some bits and pieces. I have uploaded the footage to Vimeo

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