Best Cinematic 4K Documentary Camera under $10,000? A Fun Comparison between the Blackmagic Design URSA Mini 4.6K, Sony FS7, JVC GY-LS300, Panasonic DVX200, Aja CION and Sony PXW-Z100 (Part Two)

In Part One we¬†compared the basic features, sensor, lens options, codec and media requirements. In this part we’ll cover everything else. Exclusive Bonus: Download my cheatsheet (with examples) of tried and tested ways to cover a scene or action that will save your skin when your mind goes blank (PDF file optimized for mobiles and […]

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A detailed guide to the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K – from lenses and accessories to post production. Part Five covers the cost of putting together a system.