A Video Comparing the Blackmagic Ursa Mini 4.6K with the Arri Alexa

Blackmagic is not a perfect company, but their products, when they finally do ship, are impressive and a great value. The Ursa Mini 4.6K is a great example of that as you can see below. Our verdict: It’s not an Alexa but it gets closer to an Alexa than we ever expected for a fraction of the price.

Panasonic ZS100 4K Video

This video gives a good example of what is possible with this camera.  It’s a great compact camera, especially given its zoom range relative to its competitors of similar sizes.

Settings as mentioned by the video author:

Action in and around Washington Square Park in NYC. Acrobatics, jazz, interviews, and urban wildlife. Shot in “Natural” Photo Style, -5 contrast, -5 saturation, and -1 NR. Graded in Sony Vegas Pro.



Sony Hack Removes 30 Minute Recording Limit

View the forum thread on the Personal-View Forums for more information, or see the GitHub page.

In regards to what cameras this is comptabile with, the hack author notes:

This app should be compatible with all Sony cameras supporting PlayMemories Camera Apps.

The risk is your own of course if you use such hacks and make sure you understand what you’re getting into.

Users are reporting getting 90 minutes on the Sony A7s II, over an hour on the Sony A7r II and the Sony A6300 and over 2.5 hours on the Sony RX10-II, for example.