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BMPCC 6K vs ARRI ALEXA Mini Footage Comparison

In a world of unfair comparisons you would have to imagine putting a $2,000 Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K against the $60,000 ARRI ALEXA Mini would be among the most ridiculous. These are strange times we live in, however, and it means that this comparison is going

Mavic Air 2 vs Mavic 2 Pro Side-by-Side Comparison

Recently launched, the DJI Mavic Air 2 certainly complicates things if you were planning on purchasing a new consumer drone. It seemed to be relatively easy before, with the Mavic 2 Pro being among the best if you needed solid image quality. Now, with the Mavic Air

Blackmagic Pocket 4K and 6K Minimalist Rig Setup

Shooting with compact cameras – or Blackmagic’s so-called 4K and 6K “pocket cameras” in this case – usually involves building some kind of rig. You could build the Ultimate Rig with every little bit you may need or want. Or, you could opt for a more lightweight

Final Cut Pro vs DaVinci Resolve Performance in 2020

When using a Mac, Final Cut Pro X is obviously the most efficient NLE. Right? In 2020 things might be changing a bit as other editors, such as DaVinci Resolve from Blackmagic Design, are quickly catching up when it comes to software optimization. So, which is the

The Best Filmmaking Deals for NAB Express

Digital-first and live streaming is the new normal, making it fitting that the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas has transformed into an online experience called NAB Express. Even B&H is giving us its own NAB Virtual Experience which includes some newly produced content, information on all

Advanced Noise and Flicker Removal in After Effects

Noise, flicker, scratches, and all other types of problems have probably shown up in some of the video you have shot and edited over the years. These are also the types of issues that are notoriously difficult or time consuming to fix and correct. Visual effects artist

8 Helpful Tips and Tricks for Using the BMPCC 6K

Blackmagic cameras have always been loved for their features and despised for all the small drawbacks you need to deal with to maximize performance. The Pocket Cinema Camera 6K is no exception. While an amazing deal with incredible options for indie filmmakers, it absolutely requires a bit

Speed Ramp Audio Hack in Premiere Pro CC

Slow motion and audio don’t mix too well. It gets even worse if you try doing speed ramps mid video in Premiere Pro CC. Anyone who has done it in Premiere has realized that the audio doesn’t match up with your video when you add some ramps,

3 Must-Have Accessories for Your Sony Camera

A lot of the time, improving your workflow or shooting experience just takes an accessory or two. Sony cameras in particular are lucky in that tons of new products have been launched in the past few years to match the mirrorless system’s growing popularity. Almost too many

Hands On with the Canon C300 Mark III

The cinema camera that put Canon on the map was the original C300. A great size, well thought out controls, and top-notch image quality provided by a Super 35mm sensor put it on top for low- to mid-range budge productions and even some high-end shoots. The latest

8K Real-Time Video Editing on a Laptop

8K is here, whether you want it to be or not. Plenty of people are excited to get their hands on some 8K cameras – the Canon EOS R5 comes to mind – and see what new things they can do. As well as just show off

Best Cameras for Filmmaking on a Budget

If one of the new hobbies you want to learn these days is filmmaking, you’ll need a camera. The good news is that there are dozens of great options out there. The bad news is that there are dozens of great option out there. How do you

Building a Livestream Setup for YouTube in 2020

Live-streaming quickly went from a cool, nice-to-have capability for many businesses and creators to an essential aspect of reaching your audience in an extremely short period of time. It may be unfortunate circumstances that caused this shift, but it is requiring a lot of people learning a

5 Must-Have Lenses for the Sony A7III

Sony’s full-frame mirrorless system has now been around long enough that there are too many lenses for any one person to be able to test out them all (unless that’s your job). There are also plenty of very affordable ways to enter the Sony ecosystem, with the

Are Sony A7III Preamps Really That Bad for Audio?

Whenever someone does an in-depth comparison of a bunch of cameras, there is always one model that ends up on the bottom and a bunch of people come out to challenge the results. The latest battle was between the preamps of all the latest video-shooting DSLRs and

The Ultimate Blackmagic Pocket Camera 4K Rig

Blackmagic has been making wonderful cinema cameras with loads of features that are usually only available in systems costing multiple times more. Getting 4K raw, 6K video, advanced recording options, and plenty more in these Pocket Cinema Cameras has come at a cost. They usually need a