Blackmagic URSA: A Modular Cinema Camera with Insane Swappable Sensor

Blackmagic just announced a new camera, the URSA, a 4k cinema camera with some absolutely unique features like a 10-inch LCD display, dual RAW and ProRes recording, and a crazy swappable sensor and lens-mount design. All for $6000. » 4/07/14 12:50pm 4/07/14 12:50pm

​Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Review: Small, Fussy, Beautiful

The announcement of Blackmagic's $3000 RAW-shooting Cinema Camera in 2012 caused such a stir that not many could have anticipated a followup model, so soon, that was a fraction of the cost and a fraction of the size. The Pocket Cinema Camera continues forging the path of the upstart high-end video camera. » 1/03/14 4:06pm 1/03/14 4:06pm

Blackmagic Cinema Camera Review: Sacrifices for Superior Shots

The Blackmagic Cinema Camera is unlike any video camera you have ever seen. When it was announced in April of last year, slackjawed videographers marveled at this little camera, made by a little software & post production hardware company, that shoots RAW files at 2.5k resolution for only $3000. It was the kind of… » 7/09/13 1:28pm 7/09/13 1:28pm

Hard to Believe This Super Sharp Footage Was Shot with a Palm-Sized…

The BlackMagic Pocket Cinema Camera is exactly what it sounds like. It was announced earlier this month and promised to deliver super-sharp image quality in a tiny $1000 device. By the looks of the first bits of footage to hit the web, it won't underwhelm. » 4/26/13 10:46am 4/26/13 10:46am

Watch the Black Magic Cinema Camera Crush the Canon 5D Mark III's Video …

The Black Magic Cinema Camera, if you remember from its surprise announcement this spring, is a $3000 video camera that shoots 12-bit RAW 2.5k video files. No other camera on the market offers this capability at such a low price. » 9/21/12 5:40pm 9/21/12 5:40pm

BlackMagic Cinema Camera: Whopping 2.5K Resolution for Under $3000

Post-production hardware and software company Black Magic Design has just announced their entry in the camera-making business with their Cinema Camera. The cam rocks 2.5K recording in RAW formats, meaning the image won't suffer due to in-camera compression and will presumably preserve extremely broad dynamic range.… » 4/16/12 12:31pm 4/16/12 12:31pm

Blackmagic USB Recorder Captures Direct Video For iPods, YouTube

Blackmagic's new USB compatible video recorder promises to simplify your video recording process by utilizing the H.264 format for playback on the iPod, iPhone, Apple TV, YouTube, IPTV, and the web. It also features analog component, NTSC, PAL and S-Video inputs as well as simple software that should make it easy to… » 4/14/08 10:00pm 4/14/08 10:00pm