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A Quick Black Sunspot Fix in DaVinci Resolve 12

The dreadful black sunspot artifacts produced by the Blackmagic Cinema Cameras can be a very frustrating issue when shooting in harsh bright sunlight conditions. Typically, the problem appears when you point your camera directly towards the sun. Further, you can get the same effect in car headlights at

4K Video Shootout – Samsung NX1 vs Panasonic LX100 vs BMPC

Some time ago we covered a Crazy Un-Scientific “Fatal Four-Way” Shootout: Canon 5D Mark III vs. GH4 vs. Sony A7s vs. Canon EOS C100 and now it’s time to look at the first 4K comparison test among the Samsung NX1, Panasonic LX 100 and BMPC 4K cameras. Again, it’s not a scientific test

4K Camera Shootout – BMPC 4K vs. Red Scarlet

Do you remember the 3rd of November 2011? This was an essential date for the filmmaking community and the industry in general as this was the first time a manufacturer announced a sub-$10,000 4K camera available to the masses. The Red Scarlet-X was a highly demanded and long-anticipated camera

Fast and Easy Blackmagic Raw Editing Workflow in Premiere Pro CC

Despite the more intensive system and storage requirements, shooting in raw gives us a ton of options, the most flexibility and the highest possible image quality out of the camera. It is a significant workflow alternative, especially if you want to future-proof your material and it is the best way to

Detail Comparison – BMCC 2.5K vs. BMPC 4K

The so-called “DSLR revolution”, started by pure accident from Canon, democratised the film industry irreversibly about five years ago. They were the first to put affordable tools in the hands of tens of thousands of indie filmmakers all over the world. Furthermore a few years later, Blackmagic Design

The Benefits of Shooting 4K RAW on the BMPC

Shooting raw video is one of the most demanding and appealing features for many indie filmmakers. For many years, this feature was available only on higher priced models like the Red One from Red Digital Cinema. Blackmagic Design implemented that feature in all of the three models of cameras

How Much Hard Disk Space Do You Need If You Shoot In 4K?

Planning your feature film production is essential. In fact, one of the most important aspects that you should take into consideration is the hard drive space you will need for your captured material and backup. Depending on your shooting ratio, the length of the material to be shot, the number