Tag Archives: BMPCC

Hard Clipping

So it seems there was a “calibration” problem with some of the first Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Cameras shipped. Many users have reported a kind of hard clipping, often described as ORBS or BLOOMING. It’s worth looking at exactly what … Continue reading

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The Ravens – Pre-Production testing

I’ve been in discussion for some time with Director Jennifer Perrott for her ambitious short film The Ravens.   One of the tricky things about executing this short will be photographing what I’ve since learned is one of the most … Continue reading

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Footage in your pocket.

So it’s time to look at some footage from the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera. This footage was shot over about an hour at my local market on Sunday morning.  So yeah, it’s just home movies.    I was literally grabbing … Continue reading

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The pocket rocket…Blackmagic downsizes the BMCC and does a 4K upsize of the orginal !

Well it’s NAB once again.  It was a year ago that Blackmagic blew everyone’s mind by launching a high dynamic range DNG RAW uncompressed 2.5K cinema camera for three thousand bucks. It’s worth taking note of the fact that it … Continue reading

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