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    jbCinC_12 reacted to Snuff in Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K   
    Camera : Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K 
    Shooting Format : 4:1 RAW at DCI 4K resolution 25P. ISO 800-2500
    Shooting Frame Rate : DCI 4K 50fps 
    Lens : Metabone Speedbooster 0.71xl EF to M 4/3 
    Lens : LOMO Petzval 58mm ART Lens. 

    Editing :Natively in RAW with DaVinci Resolve Studio 15 
    Grading : DaVinci Resolve Studio 15 
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    jbCinC_12 reacted to Snuff in Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K   
    Japanese review with sample footage.
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    jbCinC_12 got a reaction from jonpais in Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K   
    Thanks jonpais for the link.
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    jbCinC_12 reacted to IronFilm in The new Blackmagic RAW Codec   
    Ah if only arguing with people on forums paid the bills, then I'd be a millionaire! ?
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    jbCinC_12 reacted to mercer in Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K   
    Yup. I’m still keeping the P4K as a possible option for me in the next 6 months or so. But I have no interest in being an early adopter. And I’m unsure if I am going to get one at all. As I’ve said, the 1080p Raw crop is really bugging me. So for me, I need to know how the footage looks when more units are in the wild, what growing pains the early units have, if B-Raw is going to be implemented, and finally ML’s progress with the 5D4. Needless to say, I don’t need a new camera right now and I am a few projects away (6 months to a year) before I would use the camera for a film. So hopefully all of my questions will be answered by then. 
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    jbCinC_12 got a reaction from Snowfun in The new Blackmagic RAW Codec   
    Wow!  Can I say that this would be a... game-changer!?
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    jbCinC_12 reacted to Shirozina in The new Blackmagic RAW Codec   
    BRAW - Braw(ley)........?
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    jbCinC_12 reacted to Lenscamera in The new Blackmagic RAW Codec   
    Because it's licence free other manufacturers should be able to implement it on their current or future cameras? If it's licence free and open source so other NLE will be able to implement it, what does BM stand to gain? 
    This will definitely make me keep my BMP4K pre-order.  
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    jbCinC_12 reacted to Emanuel in Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K   
    Let's finally put this on track please. Topic related as much as possible. Respecting who hosts us only fits it, as well. I am done to come here to read personal attacks addressed to each other. People must learn to respect the difference. All are entitled to take a respectful tone towards our own side included -- aka the boomerang effect. This is a camera forum. Not a battle field. No one earns anything to hurt anyone or someone as target. When we don't appreciate something or someone, the best is to save to ourselves. Keep it civil. No freedom of speech can justify that. Only common sense will overcome to extract a pretty decent overview as fair conclusion, whether serves us and our side whether not.
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    jbCinC_12 reacted to Andrew Reid in Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K   
    Thanks Karim
    And Dan, yes webrunner is right. It's a cultish following around the Pocket camera.
    For example, I understand that Facebook targets each post to a subset of my followers on the EOSHD Facebook Page, depending on the subject. It's automatic, I don't have any control over it. But a lot of pitchforks came out for me today on Facebook which confused me because EOSHD supporters, followers and friends don't usually behave like that.... I know why this time was different, because Facebook had targeted a Blackmagic article at the Blackmagic hardcore fanatics and they didn't like what I had to say.
    As for typical BM roll out, yes it is. Trade shows have less meaning to everybody outside the bubble. Most customers don't want to be teased for half a year or even more before they can get the damn camera in their hands. Blackmagic should stop syncing their announcements to NAB and instead put the announcement out a week before they start shipping.
    The irony is, here I am feeling upset about being passed over for a camera in my hands... with a hardcore of Blackmagic users saying "what a crybaby EOSHD is" when at the last few camera launches, those very same people were moaning about not having a camera in their hands, because it's late or whatever.
    At the end of the day, I reflect on the course this thread just took and I regret it. I stand by my hurt over the camera and snub, but I regret what's happened. Take what you read from everyone on forums with a pinch of salt including even yourself whilst saying it! And including me. I am not myself on the internet sometimes, nobody is. The internet is a weird simulation which is causing issues in real society across the globe all the time. It's not real life, it's a machine-assisted facsimile of it. John Brawley and I would not have behaved the same in real life. The internet is an argument generator and a distorted mirror and I might indeed have to shortly go to the pub and have a stiff drink.
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    jbCinC_12 reacted to AlexTrinder96 in Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K   
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    jbCinC_12 reacted to sanveer in Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K   
    I am finding this thread terribly juvenile and just an overreaction by all parties concerned. It was fine till we were discussing the camera.
    Let's stick to the camera and keep other things out of it. 
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    jbCinC_12 reacted to Andrew Reid in Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K   
    Sorry to hear that, makes you realise what's really important!
    Very true and it's so relentless, there's a new temptation around the corner every few weeks. Easy to get hooked. These companies are spending millions on getting us hooked. Just like us, they're never satisfied either.
    It's like in home audio... Eventually you will end up with an end-game, which is perhaps 5 or 10% better than what you had mid-way through the spending spree.
    I am going to review the E-M10 III next. $500 camera. I'm going to use that instead of the Pocket 4K, forget raw. I'm going to go out, have fun with strange Russian lenses, and appreciate how short life is and how the time is better spent with family than with disposable consumer goods.
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    jbCinC_12 reacted to webrunner5 in Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K   
    Ahh makes sense, but it might be $30,000.00 LoL.
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    jbCinC_12 reacted to mercer in Fuji X-T3 has 4K60P and 10 bit   
    Fujifilm has decided to axe their upcoming X-T3 release because Jon is “not feeling it.”
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    jbCinC_12 reacted to Snuff in Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K   
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    jbCinC_12 reacted to Shirozina in Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K   
    If you want to save a substantial amount of money but don't want to compromise on optical quality then get a Viltrox EF -M2. Infact get the M1 straight adapter as well and still have plenty left over! No point producing a specific focal reducer for the P4k as it's just a stock M43 sensor size and mount .
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    jbCinC_12 reacted to helium in Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K   
    With apologies to John Brawley,

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    jbCinC_12 reacted to Bioskop.Inc in Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K   
    Again, use the P4K with vintage lenses & it shines!
    Low light was amazing & I wouldn't worry too much about the sun - the choice was made to see her & blow the sun. You've gotta remember it's the brightest thing you'll ever film & there will always have to be a pay off. There's also nothing wrong with crushing blacks or blowing highlights - it's a modern malady that tries to enforce that you can't do this.
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    jbCinC_12 reacted to Snuff in Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K   
    BMPCC4K Footage "Bubble Gum" filmed with Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K
    RAW 3:1 4K DCI
    24fps Project / 60fps Off-Speed
    ISO 400, 1250, 3200, 5000
    Samsung T5 SSD through USB-C
    DJI Ronin-S
    Metabones EF to MFT T Speedbooster XL 0.64x
    Shot with Contax Zeiss MM primes: 35/f2.8, 50/f1.4, 85/f1.4, 135/f2.8
    95% Ronin-S / 5% handheld.
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    jbCinC_12 reacted to Dunjoye in Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K   
    This is lovely. It does have a similar mojo to it's predecessor.  The colours look a lot richer. I like this  A much better footage than I have seen so far.  I would let this camera settle in the market before deciding on picking up one or not.
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    jbCinC_12 got a reaction from jpfilmz in Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K   
    More footage:
    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K : Mountain Bike
    ...and on Vimeo
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    jbCinC_12 got a reaction from Jonesy Jones in Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K   
    More footage:
    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K : Mountain Bike
    ...and on Vimeo
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    jbCinC_12 reacted to John Brawley in Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K   
    I like the pictures. A lot. 
    This camera will probably replace the micro cinema camera for me as it’s not much bigger and is much easier to work with. 
    I didn’t feel as strongly about the 4K production camera / Ursa because they were limited, principally by dynamic range.
    I have a deep affection for the 4.6K sensor and have shot nearly daily withnit since before it was launched. I know it very well. 
    This pocket camera will integrate and sit very nicely alongside the 4.6K. It’s already a closer match than the micro for me without having really tested it in an A/B scenario. 
    I was a little worried about it having less DR Than the 4.6K but I think the other clips  show some great examples of what this sensor can do. “Nature” was incredibly tricky material to shoot as anyone who’s been in that situation before would know and it was unfair to see it being derided.  
    Those that did so only reveal their own inadequate understanding of what those shots reveal. 
    I can think of a million other scenarios I would have rather done but these sequences were specifically produced to illuminate what the camera can do in specific situations. 
    What im almost more excited about is the unification that Gen 4 brings. As I mentioned earlier, it’s pretty much the same people at BMD that brought you the first camera working on this camera.
    They’ve learned a lot (and so have I) and I think Gen 4 is really strong. I wish this and extended video would get rolled out wide already as I think half the issue I see with users of BMD products is a lack of knowledge in grading. 
    Now BMD do have perhaps the greatest colour correction tool on the market BUT they don’t make it easy to get to a great result without a little arcane knowledge.
    Even I often run into issues when working by myself and I see extended video being a great step in addressing that shortcoming. There’s no point in talking about how great you can make images shot RAW if you don’t know how to do it and can’t easily or intuitively find a way to do so. 
    With regards to the 4k Pocket. 
    Its a genuine low light contender. I was really impressed at what a useable picture it produces with little lighting.
    I’m laughing at those that said it’s overlit. I mean a 500w chimera dimmed to almost nothing so the background lighting would still show though the tinted hotel windows is very very low light, much lower levels than the idiots demanding I walk out on the street and light by sodium were demanding.
    Again, I laugh when I see comments about how noisy ISO3200 is but I’m guessing those users aren’t aware how much image processing their cameras are doing at high ISOs.  BMD allow you as the user to choose your poison. A very very underrated feature. And like colour correction it’s almost too powerful because users haven’t been instructed to change their expectations, nor how to add noise reduction or sharpening so they can season to taste. 
    The best testbfootage will be friends users so the sooner they ship the cameras the better.  Hopefully Gen 4 means there will be less hysteria about its performance and a few will realise there’s no point comparing it to a GHx or a Sony and learn to get the most from what it is good at.
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    jbCinC_12 reacted to Bioskop.Inc in Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K   
    I still can't believe people are trying to compare a camera which shot HD with one that shoots 4K. It's like when we moved from SD to HD (here i'm refering to the TV world back then) - all the tests, all the moaning & then the slow realisation that we would have to change the way we did things.
    What BM have given us so far are 3 different tests, using 3 different types of lenses & thus gave us 3 different shooting styles. Yes, i thought John's looked the best - lens choice & experience?  But the Balloon film was meant to show off what a Documentary style piece could achieve - there was never a point where I thought it should look cinematic. The Nature piece really showed of the DR in extreme circumstances, but I could really do without ever seeing another piece made with that Sigma zoom, absolutely hate that thing, yuck - if someone gave me one for free, I'd sell it & buy something else. 
    I laughed when Frank (over at BMUser) slapped on the Tokina ATX Pro to his BM4.6K last year & it shone - then everyone went scrambling for one. This is a lens we've known about here for ages (thanks to Andy Lee) & how could you go wrong with such a lens - it's an Angenieux recipe lens that screams that cinema feel/image. If you slap on an over sharp modern photography lens, as is, you're going to get that video look in 4K - it's not rocket science. Maybe, just maybe, you might need to really start thinking about what you pair with this camera & stop thinking that it's only the camera.
    The recommendation has always been to invest in glass, not camera bodies - that's really where the mojo starts & ends. I wonder what that Nikon "Bourne" lens would look like on the P4K, probably amazing!?
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