BMPCC Firmware Update 1.9.3

Great new update for Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera fans: Firmware update 1.9.3 from Blackmagic Design has recently added a histogram feature.  This is great news as it was a feature we’ve truly needed. Time remaining and audio level indicators have also been added which are both quite handy. Although, if you want good audio with […]

New Metabones Canon EF to BMPCC Speed Boosters Now Available

Like the name indicates, these Speed Boosters allow you to use EF lenses on the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera. “The Canon EF to BMPCC Speed BoosterTM  adapters [are] designed exclusively for the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera (BMPCC). Note that this new 0.58x Speed Booster will only attach to BMPCC equipped with a Micro-4/3 mount.  They cannot be […]

Major New Updates from Blackmagic Design

Blackmagic Camera Update 1.8 is now available for download free of charge and updates all Blackmagic Design cameras including the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera (BMPCC), the 2.5K Blackmagic Cinema Camera (BCC) and the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K (BPC). This update is based on a completely new code base bringing these cameras’ user interfaces (UI) into line with that of the recently announced Blackmagic URSA. Other features included […]

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera gets RAW

One of the most anticipated features of one of the most exciting new cameras has finally arrived! Balckmagic Design has finally released Blackmagic Camera Utility 1.5, a firmware update that adds the CinemaDNG RAW recording option to the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera. The new lossless format will work with Davinci as well as Adobe Camera […]

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Sun Spot Issue Fixed

We here at the ARCblog are really impressed with the cameras that Blackmagic Design has been rolling out! Both the Cinema Camera and the new Pocket Cinema Camera are capable of creating such amazing images. Even so, these are still v. 1 cameras that have some quirks. While we were putting the Pocket Cinema Camera […]

BMPCC: Exclusive Footage

A couple of weeks ago we mentioned that ARCblog had gotten it’s hands on the much anticipated Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera.  Well, we now would like to share with you some of the footage we got from this camera.  I had the pleasure of joining my co-worker Claude B. to review the footage he shot […]