Blackmagic Cinema Camera: Can It Run with the Big Boys?

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Marco Solorio of OneRiver Media takes another insight into Blackmagic Design’s new Cinema Camera to see where this camera could further excel in. With the camera sporting 13 stops of dynamic range through a 12-bit RAW data structure, there’s one aspect of production where it truly might be able to hang with the “big boys.”

You may have read my other article here on Creative COW, “Is the New Blackmagic Cinema Camera the HDSLR Killer?” That article was a direct comparison between the Cinema Camera and HDSLR cameras in general. But what if we went a step further? What if we compared the Cinema Camera to the likes of the ARRI Alexa, the Sony F65, and the RED Epic? Have I completely lost mind by comparing the Cinema Camera with the likes of “the big boys”? Making such a comparison is a very tall order to ask, but is it entirely out of the question? Let’s find out…

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Marco Solorio is an award-winning feature filmmaker, published author, and international speaker as a 30-year veteran in the industry with many industry awards to his name. As owner of OneRiver Media, he has produced, directed, and lensed content spanning from commercial to feature film works. As a credited thought-leader in the industry, Marco has consulted for the likes of Pixar, Apple, and Google to name a few. Along with published books to his credit, Marco has also been featured in... Read Marco's full bio here.

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