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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly - News from NAB 2017

After all the dust has settled from the NAB show of April 22-27, 2017, the world’s largest annual convention produced by the National Association of Broadcasters held in Las Vegas, the following are my lasting impressions, having followed various live streams and reports from a broad range of vloggers on YouTube. 1,300 more words

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Monitor - A Swedish Review of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Searching for well graded Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera footage, I stumbled upon a Swedish test and review of the camera. It was originally written and made for the Swedish trade journal… 1,374 more words

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Made in Russia - Considering the POOLiCAGE for the BMPCC

I already knew when puchasing the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera that I eventually would need to invest in a protective metal cage which also provided for a full rigging of the camera, with rods, batteries, mics, etc. 2,026 more words

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The Big Three - The Fraternity of Digital Super 16 Shooters

Recently, a heated discussion erupted on the Blackmagic Forum following a plead to Blackmagic Design to incorporate Bolex Log and Bolex Wide Gamut RGB support as an option in the Camera Raw panel of DaVinci Resolve. 659 more words

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The Logic of RAW - Why it's better to overexpose (than to underexpose) with the Blackmagic Cinema Cameras

In a previous blog post, where I delved somewhat into the question of over- and underexposure with CinemaDNG RAW, I stumbled upon the topic of the seeming similarites between the flat image of RAW and the Log (logarithmic) profile curve whose exposure f-stop range perfectly emulates the iris of the human eye. 1,278 more words

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The RAW factor - Is it better to shoot overexposed or underexposed?

Studying Steven Ascher’s The Filmmaker’s Handbook has left me somewhat perplexed and made me reflect on the issue of exposure when shooting RAW. Or rather, what lattitude of error exists in wrong exposure. 1,815 more words

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The X-Change

This is a year in film project where we filmed using a Blackmagic Cinema Camera 18mm-135mm Lens, on a Fluid Head Tripod, using boom microphones above the subjects collecting audio based on conversation directions, and external LED set lighting with a light blue filter on the stage right and left lights. 31 more words