Travails with my camera

Shiny New Camera

Hot off the presses at the North American Broadcasting convention is a small announcement overlooked by many from Blackmagic Designs.

(c) Blackmagic Designs

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
A true Super 16 digital film camera that’s small enough to take anywhere!

Introducing the pocket sized Super 16 digital film camera that’s small enough to keep with you at all times, so you’ll never miss a shot! Get true digital film images with feature film style 13 stops of dynamic range, Super 16 sensor size, high quality lossless CinemaDNG RAW and Apple ProRes™ recording and the flexibility of an active Micro Four Thirds lens mount, all packed into an incredibly tiny size! The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera records 1080HD resolution ProRes 422 (HQ) files direct to fast SD cards, so you can immediately edit or color correct your media on your laptop. Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera is everything you need to bring cinematic film look shooting to the most difficult and remote locations, perfect for documentaries, independent films, photo journalism, music festivals, ENG, protest marches and even war zones.

So the Specs:

  • 13 Stops of dynamic range
  • 1920×1080
  • 23.98p, 24p, 25p, 29.97p, 30p
  • Lossless CinemaDNG RAW and Apple ProRes 422 (HQ)
  • Rec.709 or CinemaLog colour
  • Micro 4/3″ lens mount
  • 355g
  • Stereo 48 kHz, 24 bit audio

Can’t wait to see some test video from the device! This is a sub-£1k pro-cinema camera that promises to replace Super 16 (the format used on films like Black Swan, The Hurt Locker, Last King of Scotland, The Wrestler).

(c) Blackmagic Designs


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