Blackmagic RAW plugin for Premiere Pro Effect Controls

Camera News: Yes! Blackmagic adds BRAW support for Adobe Premiere Pro (Free plugin download for Mac and PC)

UPDATE 9.14.2019: More good news for Premiere users and I believe the industry at large (the more compressed RAW formats and choices, the better) as Adobe confirmed native ProRes support will be soon coming to a future release.Good news for Premiere Pro users who shoot on Blackmagic cameras. At...
74% Of U.S. Homes Have A Video Streaming Service

Trendspotting: 74% of U.S. homes have a video streaming service

The era of cord cutting appears to be coming to an end. Most of us, according to a new report, have already left satellites and cable behind and embraced streaming.A new study from Leichtman Research Group -- via PCMag -- says 74% of U.S. homes now have some form...
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‘3 Days in Paris’ The Short Film Experience premieres 9.13.2019 on Stark Insider

Bonjour mes amis:We have a launch date. 9.13.2019.That's when 3 Days in Paris -- the short film experience -- will debut right here on Stark Insider.The story begins in January 2017 when Loni Stark and I visited Paris, France. Loni studied art. And I followed here with a camera....
Apple iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus

Tech News: Apple iPhone 11 announcement set for Sept. 10 in Cupertino, California

September 10, 2019.Mark the date. That's when Apple will announce the new iPhone 11 and related products. The event was confirmed today as email invites began making the rounds with press, bloggers and social media influencers.Beaming live from the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California, the reveal will begin...
Panasonic S1H -- Should I upgrade my GH5 for shooting video?

Trendspotting: Panasonic S1H is a 6K full-frame cinema camera masquerading as a mirrorless body — some thoughts from a GH5 video shooter

Tally lamps.A minor feature to be sure, but the Panasonic S1H has them. And this says to me the people behind this 6K flagship camera are gunning for serious filmmakers. On the new S1H, which Panasonic revealed today at an event in Los Angeles, you'll find tally lamps (recording...

Stark Insider Video: Editing ‘3 Days in Paris’ short film… not exactly a piece of cake…

A well known mantra with regards to filmmaking -- be it short films, features, documentaries, or experimental stuff like we often do here on Stark Insider -- is that it's all about problem solving.I always thought that was trite. Problem solving? Come on now. This isn't quantum physics or...
Canon EOS 90D specs

Camera News: Canon EOS 90D to feature 32.5MP sensor, 4K video — thoughts from a Canon DSLR guy

We have leaks. More tech leaks. Who knew?!This time it's the DSLR camera market -- not the headline stealing iPhone 11. Yes, the upcoming Canon EOS 90D looks to maintain its traditional DSLR body, and not go mirrorless... at least not this go around.When the 90D is released by...
Nikon Z7 FX-Format Mirrorless Camera Body

Nikon Z6 wins best camera of the year, awards also go to Fujifilm X-T3, Panasonic S1R, Canon EOS RP

You want cameras you got cameras. Just don't tell the smartphone.
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K with EF Mount

Camera News: Blackmagic Design adds 6K EF mount version of the Pocket Cinema Camera for $2,495

Blackmagic disrupts the low-end cinema camera market. Again. What next RED, Panasonic and Sony?