Blackmagic Design seems to know how to push our buttons. The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera and the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K are sure to make many people very happy, both producers and viewers alike. "Exciting" hardly seems to do it justice when we hear that a pocket camera will have a Super 16mm size 1080 sensor that can grab 13 stops of dynamic range, capture lossless compressed CinemaDNG RAW and an SD card recorder for Apple ProRes. There's more jacks on the side of this pocket cam than you usually see, but when they add functionality such as a mic input and HDMI output, you won't hear complaints from us. When Blackmagic Design says there's a "built in SD card" we want a jury to question exactly how that works, and how much media can be recorded. Another specific to note is the active Micro Four Thirds mount. There are expectations to meet and your question on frame rates is answered at 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97 and 30, each at 1080, and speaking of thousands, the price is right there, $995 and available in July. See what Blackmagic had to say about it and check out this video of the camera in use!
[image:blog_post:32097]Professionals will get there work done with the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K's high quality compressed CinemaDNG RAW and ProRes 422 recording to a built in SSD recorder. This fast disk can be connected straight to the computer for immediate color correction and editing. Blackmagic Production Camera 4K continues scoring hits with a built in Thunderbolt port, LANC control input, built in audio recorder, 1/4-inch mic input and real-time waveform monitoring with UltraScope. Much like the Blackmagic Cinema Camera that made huge news in the past year, the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K includes DaVinci Resolve for color grading – however, the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K does lose one stop of dynamic range and ends up with 12. Dollar for dollar, we're excited to see more on the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K which goes for $3,995 and is also available in July. Check out this video to see some crazy rigs.