CFast 2.0 memory cards allow to record with very high bitrates, for example when filming RAW with the BlackMagic URSA Mini cameras. Unfortunately, this latest technology comes with a heavy price tag. One can expect the prices to eventually come down, but for those of us who need CFast 2.0 today, there is now a viable option. Continue reading Most affordable CFast 2.0 cards I’ve relied on
Since CFast cards are still expensive, people are still looking for more affordable ways to record on BlackMagic URSA and URSA Mini camera. Here is a hack (although the manufacturer calls it a “solution”) for fooling the camera that it is recording to CFast cards, but actually recording to SSDs. Continue reading Atoch C2S CFast to SSD Hack for Blackmagic URSA and URSA Mini Cameras
In today’s tutorial, I show you how I recreated a scene from the movie “Sin City”. Continue reading How we remade a scene from “Sin City”
Today, Blackmagic Design announced exciting products they are releasing. Continue reading New Camera and Control Panels from Blackmagic Design!
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
Recently, I had a problem with the threads on my camera – they stripped and eventually came lose. I actually almost dropped my new Ursa Mini because of this. Continue reading How to fix a damaged tripod thread
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