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BMPCC 6K Review & Footage – Five Reasons to Like the Pocket 6K

The new Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K has already started to ship (although it’s not so clear in what quantities), but based on the excitement and interest in this camera, it was important for us to put it through its paces as quickly as possible. In our previous article and video I’ve already highlighted the similarity and differences between the new camera and its sibling, the BMPCC 4K, and now it was about time to go out and create some nice images with it.  BMPCC 6K camera Blackmagic Design was proud to release a “Pocket” camera with an APS-C sensor and a Canon EF mount. Are those two reasons enough to make one buy the new camera? From the feedback we have been getting from our audience, the answer is apparently yes! Combining robust acquisition codec(s) with an attractive price makes people “forgive” some lacking features that would be useful. It has been a while since I shot with the older Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K (watch Nino’s extensive review of it here) and being out and about with the new 6K version reminded me of what I liked when first filming with the Pocket 4K. I was also reminded why for me as a documentary filmmaker, it’s a mixed bag in many ways. But first things first, so let’s start on all the positive notes, and there are quite a few. BMPCC 6K – Five Reasons to Love it 1- Picture quality: Let me start with the obvious: Blackmagic has proven again that one of the main advantages...

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Published By: Cinema5D - Thursday, 22 August

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