Archive for the ‘Black Magic Cinema’ Category

Jul
17
2014

GH4 vs Blackmagic for Chroma Keying: GH4 Wins According to Video Alchemy’s Paul Shillito

What begins as a very clear and impressive comparison of the GH4 and Blackmagic Cinema Camera for chroma key work (man, the guy knows how to work with After Effects AND create an appropriate test bed) quickly becomes a larger assessment. [adrotate group="6"] Not only…
Jul
2
2014

Blackmagic Design Releases Major Software Update, Blackmagic Camera Update 1.8

Blackmagic Camera Update 1.8 is now available for download free of charge and updates all Blackmagic Design cameras including the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera (BMPCC), the 2.5K Blackmagic Cinema Camera (BCC) and the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K (BPC). [adrotate group="6"]This update is based on a…
Apr
16
2014

Blackmagic Explains Development of Firmware Updates for Blackmagic Cinema Camera and Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Recently, Blackmagic has been getting some heat from customers because they continue to release new products, but in the eyes of existing customers, they are feeling a bit left out as there are still issues with the current firmware versions on existing products.[adrotate group="6"] Blackmagic…
Apr
8
2014

NAB 2014 from NextWaveDV – Blackmagic URSA & Studio Camera Press Conference

planet5D is partnering with nextwaveDV.com to bring you coverage from the NAB 2014 show floor. We’ve worked with Tony and Sean for years and they do an excellent job of providing quality interviews from NAB and we’re thrilled to be sharing their show floor interviews…
Mar
12
2014

“The Delivery” Short Film – A Product of a Blackmagic Production Camera 4K Test

Adrian Tanner sent us this very nice Blackmagic Production Camera 4K 'test' he shot a couple of weeks ago. Pay attention to his description of shooting this as a one man band and shooting it without a ton of accessories.[adrotate group="6"] We were thrilled to…
Mar
11
2014

“London” – Shot with BMPC 4k Head-to-Head with Canon EOS 1D C

Here's another test of the Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K, this time it goes mano-a-mano with the 4K Canon EOS-1D C. I gotta be honest, even full screen I have a hard time seeing any major differences, but perhaps it's because of the Vimeo compression?[adrotate…
Mar
10
2014

Blackmagic Production Camera 4K On-Location Testing Results – “A Game Changer”

This hands-on tester called the Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K a "game changer" - and found it to be a camera capable of capturing ultra-high resolution images with high dynamic range for under $3,000.00. Check out the full article at Shutterstock: Hands On Review: Blackmagic…
Mar
5
2014

Can You Guess Which Blackmagic Cams Were Used in this “Generation Young” Music Video?

How good are you at spotting the looks of the three Blackmagic cameras? Hint: all three (Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K, Blackmagic Cinema Camera, and the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera) were used in the making of this music video.[adrotate group="6"] Dave Murray (Director/Editor) and DP…
Feb
19
2014

DeathMatch Between BlackMagic Pocket Cinema Camera vs Blackmagic 4k Production Camera

If put into a death match cage, does the BlackMagic Pocket Cinema Camera or the Blackmagic 4k Production Camera come out the winner?[adrotate group="6"] That’s the question Emmanuel Sapolsky posed and then answered when he took his brand new Blackmagic 4k Production Camera out and…
Feb
11
2014

Blackmagic Production Camera 4K Now Shipping With Price Drop

What do you get for the new low price on the Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K camera? Some of what's included for just under $3,000.00: Canon EF mount with automatic iris control 4K Super 35mm Sensor with Global Shutter 12 stops of dynamic range 4K…