Of course, most of us can't afford to rent an ARRI Alexa, but on Age of Ultron, the latest instalment in the Avengers franchise, DP Ben Davis used the tiny, affordable, but yet very powerful Blackmagic Pocket cinema camera and intercut footage with the mighty ARRI Alexa.
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The ARRI Ultra Wide Zoom UWZ 9.5-18/T2.9 is the first super wide angle zoom lens for the professional cine market. Designed for existing and future digital sensor generations, the UWZ incorporates patented, cutting-edge lens technologies that overcome known performance problems with wide angle zooms.
The tiny “4K Ready” camera from Sony - the PXW-X70 has been proving quite popular with documentary and event shooters given its small form factor. Apart from its size, the other most impressive feature in my opinion is the 10bit 422 Long-GOP codec and the fact that you can upgrade the camera to shoot 4K with the upcoming (paid) firmware in June, thus future-proofing your purchase.