We're going to take a much closer look at this very soon, but I wanted to quickly bring you my first impressions.

Though it has been inevitably overshadowed by the Ursa Mini 4.6K, Simon Wyndham reckons that the Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera is well worth a look for specialist uses and more.

As NAB Show 2015 quickly approaches, we survey the buzz around rumored announcements from Canon, Sony, Panasonic and Blackmagic Design.

Not only has Blackmagic Design announced that the long-awaited URSA Mini 4.6K and Micro Cinema Camera are shipping with immediate effect, but, perhaps more significantly, that their spec has been changed and  global shutter has been ditched.

How the internet echo chamber fails new cameras

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Opinions about new cameras vary, and sometimes percieved "faults" aren't faults at all. 

In the conclusion of our four part series on video processing and standards conversion, Phil Rhodes examines how key concepts are applied in real world examples.

There's so much interest in the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera, and so little footage available from it, that when some does appear, it is news

Jonny Elwyn tries out the multitude of new editing tools in the public beta of Blackmagic's DaVinci Resolve 12 and gives us the lowdown from an editor's point of view.

Blackmagic is cutting prices on its HD and UHD Studio cameras, prepping its URSA cameras for the arrival of the URSA Viewfinder, and bringing back its 3G Mini Converter range at a lower price point. Phil Rhodes & Patrick Taylor report.

Viewfinder lag and why it's a growing problem

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While cameras offer more resolution, dynamic range, frame rate options and features over successive generations, the viewfinder technology in them  is struggling to maintain pace.

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