Tag Archives: 4K

CAME-TV Prodigy Gimbal Review

There is a new gimbal on the market that can handle heavy cameras such as the URSA Mini – it’s the CAME-TV Prodigy 3-axis gimbal. This new gimbal has a really big cage that fits not only heavy, but also big and akwardly-shaped cameras. This gives it a big advantage over other gimbals, such as the DJI Ronin. Continue reading CAME-TV Prodigy Gimbal Review

Blackmagic Design Shoulder-Mount Kit for the URSA Mini

In the last few months I have been testing out four shoulder rigs for the BlackMagic URSA Mini 4K and 4.6K. Today I am reviewing a shoulder rig for these cameras made by the camera maker itself, i.e. BlackMagic Design. Continue reading Blackmagic Design Shoulder-Mount Kit for the URSA Mini

Ultimate URSA Mini Rig from LanParte

I’ve used both the URSA Mini 4K and 4.6K cameras from BlackMagic Design on various projects this year. I like both of these cameras, but they definitely function better with a good rig. Continue reading Ultimate URSA Mini Rig from LanParte

DIY cheap storage for the URSA Mini cameras – CFast to SSD Adapter for under $100

If you own the BlackMagic URSA cameras or the Canon EOS-1D X Mark II, then you know how expensive it is right now to get enough storage. Continue reading DIY cheap storage for the URSA Mini cameras – CFast to SSD Adapter for under $100

BlackMagic URSA Mini 4.6K Camera, Lenses, Rig and Accessories

As you might have heard me say, I am working on a comprehensive review of the Ursa Mini 4.6K. I used the camera on a challenging feature film shoot and so I will be able to share with you a lot of interesting stuff (in fact, I’ve shot with this camera for two months now, on two film productions). Continue reading BlackMagic URSA Mini 4.6K Camera, Lenses, Rig and Accessories

Building 4K RAW video editing machine for $2K

At the beginning of this year, I wrote about a laptop I purchased and then modified for editing 4K video. Since I am on the road a lot, having a portable machine is a must. However, the time had also come to get a new desktop editing machine. I recently purchased the BlackMagic Ursa Mini 4.6K EF camera and wanted an editing workstation that would allow me to work smoothly with the camera’s 4.6K CinemaDNG RAW files Continue reading Building 4K RAW video editing machine for $2K

DJI Phantom 4 camera drone review

Today, I am reviewing the DJI Phantom 4 – a quadcopter that includes a gimbal-stabilized 4K camera. The camera drone technology has surely advanced a lot since my CineDrone and then “CineDrone 2.0” (a kit sold by BH PHoto Video that included DJI Phantom 2, gimbal and GoPro camera). Last year, I reviewed the DJI Phantom 3 and was already very impressed – one can for sure produce outstanding aerial videography with it. Continue reading DJI Phantom 4 camera drone review