First RAW footage from Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera and comparison with ProRes

Blackmagic Design released Blackmagic Camera 1.5 software which adds new 12-bit Log CinemaDNG RAW recording to the popular Pocket Cinema Camera. The CinemaDNG Raw lossless compression works like a ZIP file where the Raw files are compressed during 1080p recording without the loss of any part of the image. It was only a matter of […]

Blackmagic Camera 1.5 software update with CinemaDNG RAW file recording is available for Pocket Cam

New Blackmagic Camera 1.5 software update is available for download from Blackmagic website. With the new software the Pocket Cinema Camera can record 12-bit Log CinemaDNG RAW files. Blackmagic Camera v1.5 for Mac Blackmagic Camera v1.5 for Windows The new Blackmagic Camera 1.5 software update adds CinemaDNG RAW file recording so customers can now capture […]

RAW Is Coming Soon To Pocket Cinema Camera

John Brawley posted new photo at his Twitter profile. He says that RAW is coming soon to the Pocket Cinema Camera. We can see the RAW indicator in the bottom left corner of the photo he posted. Coming soon to the Pocket….RAW — John Brawley (@brawlster) October 11, 2013  

Pros and Cons of Shooting RAW vs H.264

Dave Dugdale published a demonstration of the differences between recording video in RAW and H.264 formats using Canon DSLRs and free Magic Lantern firmware. Dugdale’s point is that, while RAW does in many situations offer benefits that far outweigh any pitfalls, there are indeed pitfalls to shooting RAW. Even just in terms of storage, you’ve […]