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

Blackmagic Micro Cameras - spot the difference!

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 pair of ‘identical twins’ differ in terms of personality…

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UPDATED: Blackmagic URSA Mini looks ergonomic! 15 stop dynamic range, 4.6K, anamorphic support!!

URSA Mini

 

Update – pre-orders are now available at B&H and CVP Group

At B&H – 4.6K sensor version, EF mount – $4995

At B&H – 4K (old URSA sensor) version, EF mount – $2995

With an FS7 style magnesium body and powerful 4.6K Super 35mm sensor (switchable between rolling shutter and global shutter), the URSA Mini looks to be a real winner.

Is this the true spiritual successor to the Cinema Camera we’ve all been waiting for?

Read moreUPDATED: Blackmagic URSA Mini looks ergonomic! 15 stop dynamic range, 4.6K, anamorphic support!!

Panasonic GH4 firmware update brings 24p Anamorphic, V-LOG coming in later update / watch footage

Here’s the first footage, from Hot Rod Cameras (follow on Facebook here) shot with a beta-firmware GH4 in V-LOG. The update is coming out later, but first we have V2.2 to look forward to almost immediately.

This brings anamorphic support in 24p and more.

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