Tag Archives: Blackmagic

Ursa Mini 4.6K Carnival

With the recent shipping news on the much anticipated Ursa Mini 4.6K camera, I wanted to give people a chance to download and grade some more files.  I have a few other more “test” style shots coming, but for now … Continue reading

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50mm Lenses Compared, plus 4444 ProRes for the URSA

I was lucky enough a few days ago to receive the brand new first production run of the SLR Magic 50mm T2.1 APO PL mount lens and I was keen to try it out on some skin tones.  By way … Continue reading

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First trailer for Hiding – ABC TV / Playmaker

Here’s the first trailer for Hiding, a terrific TV series I did late last year for Playmaker and ABC TV about a family forced into witness protection. Cameras were Panavised Sony F55’s, Blackmagic 4K cameras and even an Olympus OMD … Continue reading

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A little rain in my Pocket

Last weekend I thought I’d have a good chance to shoot some of the wonderful VIVID SYDNEY, an annual outdoor event using light and sound. With near drought inducing weather in NSW over the last few months we were looking … Continue reading

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Shooting from the Hip Pocket

I’ve been in deep pre-production for the second series of Puberty Blues.  We start shooting from Monday and it’s always really hectic in the last week of pre.  I’ve been pulling together my kit from the wonderful guys at Panavision … Continue reading

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Greenscreen with the Blackmagic Cinema Camera

Bit of a rushed example while I was in pre for another shoot, but here’s some sample footage from the Blackmagic cinema camera shooting greenscreen. Now.  PAY ATTENTION.  The talent in foreground is lit by a tungsten BIRDCAGE with BASTARD … Continue reading

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In the RAW

My involvement in the development of the Blackmagic Cinema camera has raised the question of just what it means to have a RAW camera to shoot with.  I guess till now it wasn’t really like there was a RAW shooting … Continue reading

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