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47 Blackmagic Micro Cinema vs Studio Camera – What are the differences?

Blackmagic once again caused quite a stir at NAB with three new cameras. I like the URSA Mini the best but here we have the old Pocket and Studio cameras reincarnated. They are a lot cuter this time. These cameras are exceptionally innovative and certainly break all the known performance / size ratios. Although they look very similar on the surface they are aimed at very different users. I’ll now delve into how the…

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0 The downfall of the big guys just began – BlackMagic 2.5K Cinema Camera with 12bit RAW for $3000

Above: Bearing a resemblance to the Box Brownie, the BlackMagic Design Cinema Camera will be available July for $3000 For too long the big corporate giants from Japan have been neglecting a huge burgeoning demand for a true next generation filmic camera for the masses… Despite stumbling ass backwards into it in pole position. Now a company with a fraction of the resources best know for their external recording boxes…

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0 NAB rolling news update – Atomos firmware for native 24p on Nikon D800 / Canon C500 official specs sheet

Download the firmware here Atomos have released a firmware update for the Ninja ProRes recorder to make it Nikon D800 certified. It is now able to obtain a true native 24p progressive feed from the Nikon D800! No more interlaced. They say quality in this mode is very good. I don’t yet have a D800 (or the Ninja!) so can’t test this for myself but if any readers are willing…

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0 New Sony NEX video camera before NAB in April?

A rumour surfaced today (which was given the 2nd highest rating of plausibility by Sony Alpha Rumors) that Sony have a new NEX video product to come before NAB. Sony have confirmed they are strengthening the NEX range more than intended this year on the back of very strong sales. So as well as new lenses on the roadmap will we see a new video camera?

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0 NAB 2011 – Space Odyssey

NAB 2011 is almost over for another year. It’s a big promotional event and of course a fantastic social gathering. A common theme of the DSLR scene at the moment is “we’re bored of gear lets see some really creative work”.

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0 AF100 successor expected to be revealed at NAB (Updated)

A few people are telling me that Panasonic plan to show a mock up of the AF100’s successor at NAB. The model number has been set, and will be revealed along with the main specs. UPDATE – the product is not necessarily a replacement for the AF100, but Panasonic will definitely be showing a prototype new camera.