Blackmagic 6K Low Light and High Dynamic Range Tests and Review

Blackmagic 6K Test Video

In this weekend I was able to test the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K and I really liked it. It can record up at to 6K resolution in Raw format which creating video at super high resolution and with incredible high dynamic range. Make sure to read also my article on 10 things to look when choosing your next-level professional video camera.

Blackmagic 6K sunrise video sample at Jacksonville Beach.

Pros of Blackmagic 6K

  • Low price with professional quality
  • Very sharp video image
  • Light body
  • Easy to use
  • 6K Resolution and Raw video file
  • EF mount for Canon lenses

Cons of Blackmagic 6K

  • 6K and 4K video file are very large and hard to work on old computers
  • Poor video performance in low light
  • Fixed display
  • Photo camera body style

Blackmagic 6K vs Canon 7D vs iPhone X

Here is a video comparison between Blackmagic 6K vs Canon 7D vs iPhone X

Blackmagic 6K video performance in low light and high ISO

Even though the camera can reach up to 25600 ISO, I noticed quite a bit of noise just after 1250 ISO.

My next rental will be the Canon C100 Mark II…. stay tuned!

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