Recommended Media For The Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

Since Blackmagic Design’s brand new Pocket Cinema Camera 4K is ending up into some people’s hands it’s time to talk about what media works with this 4K camera. This, of course, is an important item. Do not mess around with media. Do not go cheap. Do not go with something not listed here and then go running around saying the new Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K is skipping frames. It is on you if you do not follow the approved media list. Plus, who wants to spend the time and effort put into a project just for your footage
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Blackmagic Design eGPU Shooter’s Review

I do not care how the Blackmagic Design eGPU looks. I do not care how it works. I only care if it speeds up my exports. As a shooter I sometimes find myself in a hotel room offloading footage for a client and prepping my gear for the next morning’s call time. Shoot and charge batteries and sleep that can be the cameraman’s life at times. The last thing I want to do is to stay up late because I decided to take the extra step to sweeten my URSA Mini Pro footage via DaVinci Resolve for the client. I
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Blackmagic Design Joined The New Netflix Post Technology Alliance

Blackmagic Design has joined the new Netflix Post Technology Alliance and that DaVinci Resolve, its professional editing, visual effects, motion graphics, color correction and audio post production software, was chosen for three of the alliance’s four technology categories: “Color Grading,” “Editorial” and “IMF & Media Encoding.” Blackmagic Design’s URSA Mini 4.6K and URSA Mini Pro were also chosen in the alliance’s “Camera” category. NETFLIX The Post Technology Alliance is a program for manufacturers of products that generate or manage any kind of sound data, image data, or metadata from production through post. The alliance is aimed at bringing together industry leaders committed to
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Blackmagic Pocket Camera 4K vs Arri Alexa

Last week I told you about the great work Sareesh Sudhakaran is doing showing the results of the Blackmagic Pocket Camera 4k. Here's an awesome comparison to the incredibly expensive Arri Alexa. Not that the two cameras are in the same ball park when it comes to price or features or results, but for folks looking to see what they can do with a low price camera, this is a great way to see just what you could get from a $1295 camera. Related planet5D articles:

ProGrade Digital announces new microSD cards and dual-slot readers

ProGrade Digital announces new microSD cards and dual-slot readers The new professional grade ProGrade Digital microSDXC card, available in 32GB, 64GB, 128GB capacities, offers a video speed class rating of V60, for uninterrupted video capture. Revealed at Photokina 2018, but only available in Q4, the new card readers and microSD card from ProGrade Digital expand the solutions from the company designed for imaging professionals. The new products will join the flagship products already available, which include ProGrade Digital CFast 2.0 and ProGrade Digital SDXC UHS-II memory cards offered in a range of capacities and optimized to render maximum performance when paired with high-end DSLR, mirrorless, camcorder, drone  and
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ProGrade Digital announces new microSD cards and dual-slot readers
ProGrade Digital announces new microSD cards and dual-slot readers
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Unboxing and First Impressions on Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

I've always liked what Sareesh Sudhakaran is doing over at wolfcrow.com – and this first impressions video about the new Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4k is up to the test. I'll have another video that he's done later this week comparing several cameras to this one.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K Unboxing and First Impressions

Related planet5D article: =============== About this video ==================== In this video I unbox the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, and go through some important features like handling, LCD brightness, startup time, menu operation,
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THE ARRI ALEXA LF and Leica M0.8 Prime lenses In Nashville

I like to see new cameras, but more importantly, I like getting my grubby hands on them to see if I like them or not. Thanks to Nashville-based Contrast Visuals and Consulting fellow camera nerds in the area were also able to give the new ARRI ALEXA LF a spin.  Arri came to the southern city as part of its usual product tour they make about once a year, or so I am told. Attendees not only gave the ALEXA LF a spin but were also treated to Arri’s presentation about the ins and outs of the ALEXA LF.
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This 4K Short Film Shows the Low-Light Abilities of the Nikon Z6

While Nikon’s new Z7 full-frame mirrorless camera is the Z Series flagship, the cheaper Z6 is designed to be a low-light powerhouse. Bulgarian filmmaker and photographer Marin Marinov got to test a pre-production Nikon Z6, and he ended up shooting this 1-minute short film titled “Dreaming.” “One day a guy came home and gave me a camera. He just said it’s top secret mirrorless full-frame Nikon… so I thought, why not try what’s it capable of,” Marinov writes. “I’ve been shooting Nikons for years, but really wasn’t impressed with video quality. [The] Nikon Z6 happen[s] to be pretty nice
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SONY VENICE 3.0 FIRMWARE & EXTENSION HEAD ANNOUNCED

Sony continues to follow their announced roadmap of upgrades and added features to their Full Frame flagship camera VENICE. At IBC 2018 Sony announced the VENICE Extension System and Version 3.0 firmware. Sony Sony’s VENICE motion picture camera, which has been embraced by the production community, will enhance its usability and flexibility with the VENICE Extension System and Version 3.0 firmware updates in February 2019.  The lightweight (4 pounds with PL mount and 3 pounds with E-mount), easy to use tethered extension system allows the camera body to detach from the image sensor block with no degradation in
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Canon XF 705 Professional Camcorder – NEW and Available for Pre-order at Adorama

The New Canon XF 705 Professional Camcorder is now available for Pre-order at Adorama. Get it HERE.

Canon XF705 Professional Camcorder With 4K UHD HDR Recording

Via Adorama: The XF705 is Canon’s flagship 4K UHD professional camcorder with HDR recording, and it is specifically designed for applications that require mobility and high-quality output even when streaming online. This makes it perfect for news broadcasts, event coverage, documentary filming, and more.

Introducing the Canon XF705 Professional Camcorder

Built to produce the most natural, true-to-life 4K video with highly accurate color rendition, the XF705 4K UHD is the first of Canon’s
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First Look: Official Video from the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

First Official Video From the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K Released

Via Newsshooter: September is around the corner and with that will come to the highly anticipated Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K release. I was able to get touchy-feely with the new Pocket Cinema Camera 4K at NAB 2018, however, no footage was allowed to be shot. Here is what we know about the video released today. It was shot by Mark Wyatt in rainforests and ravines with extreme lighting conditions. I do wish we could see some skin tone but that will have to wait. KIT USED

Sony HX99/HX95: World’s Smallest Compact Cameras with 720mm Reach

Sony has announced the HX99 and HX95, the world’s smallest compact cameras that feature 720mm (35mm equivalent) reach on the telephoto end. Both pint-sized cameras feature 18-megapixel 1/2.3-inch Exmor CMOS sensors with a maximum ISO of 6400 backed by upgraded BIONZ X processors that enable 10fps continuous shooting (and a buffer limit of 155 shots). Autofocus speed is a zippy 0.09 seconds. On the front of the cameras is a Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 24-720mm (35mm equiv.) 30x zoom lens that’s image stabilized with Optical SteadyShot technology. Zoom Assist allows photographers to zoom out temporarily to view a
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Blackmagic Shows Off Footage From The New Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

We first saw the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K at NAB 2018. I, like 100,000 others who attended NAB, got the chance to get their crummy hands on the camera for a few brief moments. It was not nearly enough time to tell if this new Pocket Cinema Camera 4K was going to be as big of a hit as their original Pocket Camera. Thankfully, Blackmagic Design has decided to whet our appetites a little by slowly giving us the marketing video drip before the camera starts shipping. This means keeping us interested and informed by releasing videos shot on the Blackmagic Pocket
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Movie Edit Pro 2019: new version offers improved speed and new features

Movie Edit Pro 2019: new version offers improved speed and new features Designed for budding filmmakers, Movie Edit Pro, from MAGIX, continues to evolve, and the new version offers, says the company, more speed and creative freedom and better support for iPhone. When launching the 2017 edition of  Movie Edit Pro, MAGIX announced that the software was able to offer a smoother display for up to 4K resolution and video editing that is 5x faster. Customers had asked for 4K support and smoother previews, and they got it. The company said, then, that the software was designed completely to customer feedback as a result of close cooperation between MAGIX developers and Movie
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Movie Edit Pro 2019: new version offers improved speed and new features
Movie Edit Pro 2019: new version offers improved speed and new features
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A Panasonic EVA1 Camera Review – A Shooter’s Camera

There I was in my office packing and planning for a network shoot. Before me, sat a handful of cameras and accessories. Do I bring this or that? What will be used most and what will get me out of a jam if we shoot well into the night? It was a dark story theme and I had the feeling the producers wanted the footage to reflect the nature of the story. So I made a choice to bring the Panasonic EVA1 with me even though it added unnecessary bulk to a very tightly packed truck. Later, I discovered I
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Marshall CV420-CS: new true 4K compact camera debuts at IBC 2018

Marshall CV420-CS: new true 4K compact camera debuts at IBC 2018 The  new Marshall CV420-CS offers true 4K resolution in 4096x2160p at 60/50 fps, and comes packaged in a sturdy, discrete design that features a wide range of picture adjustment controls. Built around a 12.4-Megapixel, 1/1.7-inch sensor, the Marshall CV420-CS  expands the family of CV cameras from the company with a compact true 4K camera. The new model delivers crisp, clear 4096x2160p video with, adds Marshall, vibrant colors and fast frame rates. The Marshall CV420-CS has outputs of 12G/6G/3G/HD-SDI and HDMI 2.0, and it has a Varifocal or Fixed CS/C lens mount capability with DC Auto-Iris plug-in for Continue reading "Marshall CV420-CS: new true 4K compact camera debuts at IBC 2018"