Experiments in Blackmagic filmmaking
I'm sharing my rig
to help you build yours better
I am not a cinematographer, just an editor who likes to shoot on the side. I've been drawn to the Blackmagic cameras since the beginning for their image quality, simplicity and price point. So far, the Blackmagic Pocket 4K would seem to be the best of all these worlds. As I test and use it, I will endeavor to share the important parts with you here. If you have any questions, want to write a guest post or have any suggestions, scroll to the bottom of the page and send me a message. Cheers!
Coming soon...my adventures in adapting and powering an old B4 mount Nikon ENG Power Zoom Lens for the Blackmagic Pocket 4K Camera. Spoiler alert: this lens was $30 on eBay. Full story, better pictures and sample footage coming soon…
A 150mm-600mm lens, Metabones Speed Booster XL, a viewfinder, juice box and a shotgun mic. Probably too much, right? This is my backyard bird watching rig. Being that I don't have to travel too far with it, I load it up and play with all my toys. The viewfinder is...
I'll be blunt and brief here. The Smallrig cage for the Blackmagic Pocket 4K does not disappoint. Light weight, ergonomic design, NATO rails, clean machining and finish; what's not to love? The immediate effect, even before you attach a single accessory, is that your...
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