Posts Tagged ‘blackmagic’

Jul
22
2014

A Love Letter – and Plea – to Canon

Dear Canon: I’ve been a fanboy of yours for just about 45 years, ever since I bought my first SLR – the Canon FT/QL -- at the age of 12. Over the ensuing decades, you were my go-to company as I moved up the 35mm…
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…
Jun
27
2014

DaVinci Resolve 11 and Resolve 11 Lite Rleased by BlackMagic to the Public

planetMitch note: We'd like to welcome Karin Gottschalk to the planet5D writing staff with her first post! Read her bio at the end of the article BlackMagic's DaVinci Resolve has long been the color grading software of choice for many movie industry industry professionals. When…
Jun
26
2014

My RØDE Reel Winners Announced, and an Extra Special Gift for Entrants!

If you want to see a great example of why I think – especially now -- the world needs more art, all you have to do is watch the Peoples’ Choice winning short film in the My RODE Reel Contest, “My Mom’s Motorcycle” by Douglas…
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
15
2014

Iconic Olympic Ski Jumper Commercial-BlackMagic Pocket Cinema Camera + RAW

My friend Michael Artsis (you've read about him before on planet5D and he was my co-host at NAB in the Teradek booth doing the planet5D daily wrapup show) has used the BlackMagic Pocket Cinema Camera to shoot a commercial with RAW video and has sent…
Apr
11
2014

Wooden Camera Blackmagic Camera Rig – NAB 2014 from NextWaveDV

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…
Apr
10
2014

Redrock Micro – NAB 2014 from NextWaveDV

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…
Apr
9
2014

Blackmagic’s New Product Line up – Presented by Adorama at NAB 2014

Michael Artsis and I are doing the Daily Wrap-up show in the Teradek booth, but he’s also doing insane amount of work at NAB doing interviews with market leaders talking about their new products and we’re happy to be able to share these as well.…