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 […]

A Fun Comparison between the Blackmagic Design URSA, Sony FS7, Canon C100 Mark II and the JVC GY-LS300

Here’s a fun comparison of the specifications between the Blackmagic Design URSA, Sony FS7, Canon C100 Mark II and the JVC GY-LS300

Head to Head: Blackmagic Design URSA vs the AJA CION – Which one’s better?

A fun spec-to-spec comparison of features between the Blackmagic Design URSA and the AJA CION. Who wins?

The Blackmagic Production Camera 4K Guide (Part Three): Viewfinders, External Monitoring, Audio and Power Supplies

A detailed guide to the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K – from lenses and accessories to post production. Part Three covers Viewfinders, External Monitoring, Audio and Power Supplies.

The Ideal Viewfinder for Directors

Want to know how to find the ideal viewfinder for directors? This article gives you a simple guide to finding your ideal soul mate.

The Blackmagic Pocket Camera Guide (Part Three): Viewfinders, External Monitoring, Audio and Power Supplies

A detailed guide to the revolutionary Blackmagic Pocket Camera – from lenses and accessories to post production. Part Three covers viewfinders, monitors, audio and power.

Master Guide to Rigging a Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera – Part 6

Disclosure: Links in this post may be to our affiliates; sales through affiliate links may benefit this site. Please help support this website by patronizing Amazon. It won’t cost you anything extra. It’s all about balance: If a load must be carried at all, it’s better for the body to center that load directly over […]

Master Guide to Rigging a Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera – Part 5

Why do we need external monitors, and what size should they be in for best results? Loaded questions, but I’ll still try to answer them. We use external monitors for: Framing Focusing Checking Colors and Exposure Testing video quality with Waveforms Satisfying clients The built-in LCD monitor on the BMCC is a 5″ monitor with […]