Blackmagic Design has announced a 40% price cut on its URSA Mini Pro 12K camera and has announced DaVinci Resolve 17.3, significantly improving performance on Apple Silicon.
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DPReview TV: We compare the Atomos Ninja V and Blackmagic Video Assist 12G to find out which is the best off-camera recorder
videoMay 29, 2021 at 14:00
Is Blackmagic your thing, or are you more of a Ninja? Jordan compares the leading off-camera recorders to see where each stands out.
videoFeb 27, 2021 at 15:00
Last week we published a video about the Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 12K, and comments came swiftly. We heard your feedback and re-shot the episode to replace some questionable footage. Here's our new and improved version, with Jordan at the helm.
Dec 31, 2020 at 20:33
In a year so very different from others, little has changed on the photography gear rental front. Canon takes 7 of the top 10 spots, with Sony taking the remaining three, and Nikon overtakes Sigma for third place.
videoNov 9, 2020 at 22:31
DaVinci Resolve 17 has been announced. The all-in-one video and audio editing software incorporates more than 100 new features and 200 improvements.
Jul 15, 2020 at 12:06
No specifics are given as to what will be announced, but past 'Update' livestreams from Blackmagic Design have included updated or entirely new hardware.
Apr 24, 2020 at 15:20
The price drop comes not long after the release of its new studio camera software update and new ATEM Mini switchers
Feb 3, 2020 at 21:54
The update improves startup time for both the 4K and 6K Pocket Cinema Cameras, and deals with a number of performance issues to improve the overall workflow. Blackmagic has also updates its Avid and Premiere Pro plugins for better performance.
reviewJan 3, 2020 at 14:00
DaVinci Resolve was once the domain of elite Hollywood colorists. But that was then, and this is now. Its newest version, Resolve 16, might just be the best video editor out there – even for beginners.
Oct 24, 2019 at 14:10
Blackmagic Camera 6.6 brings a number of new features to both the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and 6K cameras.
Blackmagic RAW 1.5 adds Adobe and Avid support, two new Blackmagic Video Assist 12G units also announced
Sep 14, 2019 at 18:59
Blackmagic has announced an update to Blackmagic RAW that adds support, via plugins, to Adobe Premiere Pro and Avid Media Composer. Blackmagic also announced a pair of Video Assist 12G monitor-recorders with brighter HDR displays, USB-C recording and more.
video newsAug 8, 2019 at 23:15
Blackmagic Design has announced the Pocket Cinema Camera 6K, a compact cinema camera with a Super 35 sensor capable of Raw shooting with up to 13 stops of dynamic range.
Aug 7, 2019 at 18:32
Blackmagic Design doesn't say what will be discussed other than saying the livestream will be ‘related to its post production and camera products.’
Aug 5, 2019 at 22:00
The new adapter series is designed to take account of the thinner filter stack of the BMPCC to deliver better performance than the regular versions, says Metabones
Apr 12, 2019 at 20:13
Blackmagic has announced a console-inspired keyboard specifically for use alongside its video editing program DaVinci Resolve.
Apr 9, 2019 at 14:21
Blackmagic's new battery grip for its Pocket Cinema Camera 4K swaps the usual LP-e6 battery for two L-series batteries, giving it up to two hours of use on a single charge.
videoMar 30, 2019 at 13:00
In this 'Wooden Niccolls' episode Chris and Jordan recreate a famous movie scene using the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K. Chris may even be an Oscar contender for his portrayal of Kate Winslet in a dramatic role.
camera newsMar 5, 2019 at 19:06
Blackmagic has announced a second-generation URSA Mini 4.6K camera and a massive update for its Pocket Cinema Camera 4K that adds Blackmagic Raw capture.
videoFeb 2, 2019 at 22:19
This short film created by SkyVista Productions shows a humorous conversation between an uncle and his niece who talk about the struggles of waiting for pre-ordered camera gear.
Sep 15, 2018 at 12:00
Blackmagic Design has announced the public beta of its new Blackmagic RAW video codec. The company says the new format combines the benefits of shooting Raw video with the ease of use and smaller file sizes usually associated with non-Raw video files.
video newsAug 29, 2018 at 19:50
Three videos published by Blackmagic Design highlight the capabilities of its upcoming Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, which is expected to launch next month.
Jul 14, 2018 at 12:00
Blackmagic recently worked with Apple to develop Blackmagic eGPU, an external GPU that brings "desktop-class graphics performance" to the new MacBook Pro laptops with Thunderbolt 3 ports.
videoApr 9, 2018 at 23:19
Blackmagic Design just released a massive update to DaVinci Resolve that integrates VFX editing and motion graphics into an all-new Fusion module. That makes DaVinci Resolve 15 the only post-production tool to combine video editing, color correction, audio production, and visual effects into a single tool.
camera newsApr 9, 2018 at 22:39
Blackmagic has finally announced an update to its Pocket Cinema Camera, and it looks like it was worth the wait. The Pocket Cinema Camera 4K is packed full of pro video features, but has a mouth watering price of only $1295.
video newsFeb 9, 2018 at 20:39
Video camera maker Blackmagic Design has announced the "world’s most affordable and flexible professional" camera aimed at broadcast and studio film makers. The URSA Broadcast shoots Ultra HD resolution, uses an interchangeable lens mount and costs just $3,495.
videoNov 16, 2017 at 22:07
8K video is coming a lot faster than you think, and Blackmagic is ready for it. Meet the DeckLink 8K Pro, a new high performance PCI-E capture and playback card built to handle 'real time high resolution 8K workflows.'
Jul 21, 2017 at 14:44
Blackmagic just reveled a new accessory for their Cintel Film Scanner. The Cintel Audio and KeyKode Reader can capture KeyKode data and high-quality audio from film in real-time as it is being scanned.
May 22, 2017 at 14:30
DaVinci Resolve is making strong moves to compete with Premiere and Final Cut Pro, including affordable control panels for colorists. According to Premium Beat, they're really good.
video newsApr 25, 2017 at 07:01
Firmware v2.5 for Blackmagic's Video Assist 4K monitor/recorder will bring a variety of professional 'scopes' to the device for quickly assessing exposure and color. Read more
Feb 9, 2017 at 08:00
Blackmagic Design has announced the Web Presenter, a device designed to connect any camera to your computer for use with live streaming platforms such as Facebook Live, Skype or Periscope. Read more
video newsNov 19, 2016 at 08:30
Blackmagic Design has announced a software update for its Video Assist and Video Assist 4K monitor/recorders, adding 3D LUT support to the devices, as well as adding several features to the HD model previously available only on the 4K model. Read more
Sep 22, 2016 at 12:23
We dropped in on indie/pro video camera and grading software maker, Blackmagic Design and were impressed by their Video Assist monitor/recorders. Read more
videoApr 13, 2015 at 23:22
Blackmagic revealed the Micro Cinema Camera today, a lightweight professional-grade action camera with a Micro Four Thirds lens mount and a Super 16 sensor. GoPros may be good enough for your extreme family vacation and your cousin Jeremy's POV skateboard videos, but Blackmagic is counting on pro filmmakers needing more. Read on
videoSep 13, 2014 at 00:09
Blackmagic Design has announced the addition of two new PL mount options to its line of professional motion picture cameras. The Production Camera 4K and Cinema Camera are now available with a PL mount, complementing existing EF and passive Micro Four Thirds models. Read more
Jun 25, 2014 at 20:43
Blackmagic Design, maker of a range of high-end compact cinema cameras, has announced a firmware update for all of their models. Available today, the new firmware provides an entirely new code base for the Blackmagic cameras and will enable the company to roll out new features to their devices. The new update claims to provide improved performance and introduces a new user interface. Learn more
video newsApr 8, 2014 at 04:53
Touted as 'the world's smallest broadcast camera with the world's largest viewfinder', Blackmagic Design has announced its new Studio Camera. The Studio Camera employs a 12.48mm x 7.02mm sensor and a Micro Four Thirds lens mount. It also has a 10-inch viewfinder and a four-hour built-in battery. Learn more
video newsApr 7, 2014 at 19:14
Blackmagic Design has unveiled its latest and most expensive camera to date, the URSA. The camera features a changeable sensor design, allowing the user to swap out the Canon EF lens mount and 4K Super 35 image sensor for a similar sensor with a PL mount. The URSA features touch screens for operator control - including a 10-inch flip-out screen. It also has another 5-inch screen showing timecode, histogram, and other indicators such as a spectrum scope for checking focus. Learn more
video newsFeb 10, 2014 at 19:01
Blackmagic Design has announced it is shipping its 4K, global-shutter camera for $1000 less than originally suggested. The Blackmagic Production Camera 4K is built around a Super 35mm (roughly APS-C-sized) sensor and can shoot 4K and 1080p footage in Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) or Adobe CinemaDNG Raw formats, direct to SSD. The camera offers 4K at 30p, 25p, 24p and NTSC equivalents. It has a Canon EF-compatible lens mount, offering electronic aperture control with Canon and Zeiss lenses. It is available for $2,995.
video newsDec 3, 2013 at 17:57
Metabones has introduced two new versions of its Nikon-F to Micro Four Thirds mount Speed Booster adapters. This time they are designed specifically for the Blackmagic Cinema and Pocket Cinema cameras. The new 0.64x Speed Booster reduces the full-frame crop factor of the Blackmagic Cinema Camera from 2.39x to 1.53x. The 0.58x Speed Booster reduces the crop factor of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera from 2.88x to 1.75x. Learn more
video newsNov 12, 2013 at 18:00
Blackmagic Design has announced its Camera 1.5 software update which adds new 12-bit Log CinemaDNG RAW recording to the Pocket Cinema Camera. The CinemaDNG Raw lossless compression works like a ZIP file where the Raw files are compressed during 1080p recording without the loss of any part of the image. This allows videographers to capture files with wider dynamic range for increased flexibility during color correction.
video newsAug 2, 2013 at 19:22
Blackmagic Designs has announced it is shipping its Raw-video-shooting Pocket Cinema Camera and is reducing the price of its original, larger Cinema Camera. The Pocket Cinema Camera is built around a 'Super 16mm' sized sensor (12.5 x 7mm) and can shoot Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) or lossless compressed CinemaDNG 1080 footage at 23.99, 24, 25, 29.97 or 30p. Meanwhile the company has knocked $1,000 off the price of its original, 2.5K resolution Raw-shooting Cinema Camera model.
video newsApr 8, 2013 at 19:55
Blackmagic Design has announced the Production Camera 4K, a Super-35 format, 4K-capable camera with global shutter for smooth panning and image motion. The company says it will cost $3995. It can capture footage in Apple ProRes 422 HQ or losslessly compressed CinemaDNG Raw - promising 12-stops of dynamic range. The camera is built around a Canon EF mount and an internal SSD recorder to cope with the data rates. Blackmagic says it will be available from July 2013.
video newsApr 8, 2013 at 19:54
Digital video site www.newsshooter.com is at this year's NAB show in Las Vegas, and has been taking a look at the Pocket Cinema Camera from Blackmagic. The Pocket Cinema Camera is a small, 1080 video camera with a Micro Four Thirds lensmount and an eye-opening MSRP of $995. Click through to see newsshooter's video, straight from the floor at NAB.
video newsApr 8, 2013 at 18:52
Blackmagic Design has announced a pocket-sized 1080p movie camera capable of 422 ProRes capture with promises of lossless CinemaDNG to be added via firmware. The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera uses a Super 16 imaging area (around 12.5 x 7.4mm - slightly smaller than a 1" sensor), and an 'active' Micro Four Thirds lens mount, giving full aperture control of native lenses. The camera can capture footage in Apple's 10-bit 4:2:2 ProRes format Blackmagic promising to add the open, lossless CinemaDNG Raw standard later. The company has said this will cost just $995 and be available from July.
camera newsJan 21, 2013 at 18:56
Olympus has issued a press release confirming JK Imaging and four other companies have formally signed-up to the Micro Four Thirds standard. JK Imaging announced last week that it would be offering MFT cameras under the Kodak brand. Australian company Blackmagic Design, which already offers a movie camera with a passive Micro Four Thirds mount and is rumored to be working on a fully compliant version, also joins. The other three signatories are less consumer-facing.
video newsApr 16, 2012 at 23:06
Blackmagic Designs, a company perhaps best known among film-makers for its external recording boxes, has announced its first camera - the Blackmagic Cinema Camera. It captures 2.5K (2432 x 1366) 12bit RAW footage with a claimed 13 stops of dynamic range on a sensor that is, at 16.64 x 14.04mm, slightly smaller than the Four Thirds standard. It features a Canon EF mount and the compact body includes a capacitive touchscreen and a Thunderbolt connection. EOSHD.com has published first impressions of the camera and what it offers the market.
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