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  1. Myownfriend

    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    As if I'm the one that started this fire? I can admit that I can get emotional, but a troll I am not. And now he's giving out my email address? What was the point, so that your "followers" can harass me via email or something? Btw, that's a reference to a movie, a well known one, that inspired a lot of people to get into film-making. Is that something that someone who works on films should be ashamed off? Also Andrew, that "mumbling" that that Chinese Youtuber is doing isn't mumbling but actually another language believe it over not. And considering you can't understand his language and don't know who it is, you're assuming a lot to put him down.
  2. Myownfriend

    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    As if I hadn't already said that I came here to participate in the forum. Not like I joined just to insult you. You aren't the draw of the forum, at least not for me, and I'm sure for most members of this forum. I didn't join this place to get closer to prestigious Andrew Reid. I joined so that I can participate in discussions with the likes of people like Captain Hook and John Brawley. Seriously, from a guy who has an ego of his own, you really need to get yours under control.
  3. Myownfriend

    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    Again, not his customers and in some case, not even Blackmagic's customers.
  4. Myownfriend

    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    Why should you get any? I never got anything from your articles. You're not a star here. Stop acting like you deserve praise. You don't want to put up with people disagreeing with you then don't start a forum. At least now I know that you apparently did this all to try to create a following for yourself. And I know that, should you ever talk about a Blackmagic product again, I'll know that you're speaking from the perspective of someone whose bitter that they wouldn't stroke your ego. I just want to point out that JB and I got into a disagreement recently and, for all I know, he was probably including me in that post that you quoted in your blog and I didn't go on a "That no good John Brawley. Thinking he's so special. *huff puff*" rant. The guy gets @'d by idiots and non-idiots alike all day.
  5. Myownfriend

    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    Andrew probably will in due time. I'm not one of his followers so he probably doesn't want me on this forum. That's something he actual does have the right to, but I'll still consider him a child for doing it 🙂 The fact is that all the people who've visited his site over the years have been supporting him by doing so. I could just as easily read his post to suggest that he feels we're all lucky to read his opinions. I've personally never found the few posts that I read of his to be all that enlightening but I wasn't gonna fault him for that... until he wrote his recent blog post.
  6. Myownfriend

    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    You're the one who made your posts and forums available for free. If you thought you had the pull to charge for them then you probably would have. Quit your bitching 🙂
  7. Myownfriend

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    I don't post on BMC user because of I'm a "follower" of the person who made the site, I post because of the community. Same reason I posted on DV info for many years or on Facebook groups or on hear. If someone acts childish and entitled then why wouldn't I call them out on it on their own site. Owning a site isn't a special thing nor is a shield to any criticisms.
  8. Myownfriend

    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    They aren't low, those are the standard bit rates of ProRes at those resolutions and frame rates. The bit rates are all listed in megabytes per second not megabits. I think they didn't specify because I guess ProRes is usually at least 10-bit and probably because no Blackmagic camera has ever recorded in 8-bit so they may have wrongfully assumed that everyone knew already.
  9. Myownfriend

    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    The video taken at the Seoul Zoo wasn't uploaded by BMD but was confirmed legitimate by BMD and the person who filmed it took a picture of the Pocket 4K setup that they used.
  10. Myownfriend

    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    Except that's completely wrong. You can shoot all resolutions in RAW or ProRes. When they say it always shoots "full sensor" they mean that it's a 1:1 pixel mapping with no super sampling so 3840x2160 and 1920x1080 would be considered "windowed".
  11. Myownfriend

    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    I found myself doing that a bit awhile back too and I kind of called myself out on it. When I stopped shying away from green tints and cooler tones, I started notice how much color contrast and I was robbing that picture of. Of course, that's just when it comes to color correction not when going to for a look. I think part of the issue is just that they're using an FPGA. An actually custom chip would be more suited to that.
  12. Myownfriend

    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    They're actually properly white balanced. You just tend to prefer things to be very warm looking judging from your grades. For example, the sun is rising in the balloon shot and everything else in the shot is in shadow so it would actually be very blue because it's being lit by the sky itself. In the forest shot, you made all the trees very yellow which makes things feel sunnier, but the trees are obviously green. A lot of BMD shooters seem to do that though, but it's a preference, it's not accurate.
  13. Myownfriend

    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    Pretty sure that was just what the white balance was set to.
  14. Myownfriend

    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    Yea, I don't understand that one. I'm seeing some grades where all the detail in her hair is just crushed out.
  15. Myownfriend

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    I think the issue the milky blacks
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