BMPCC4K: Complete Interactive Guide to Menus & Features

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BMPCC4K: Complete Interactive Guide to Menus & Features

PostFri Oct 19, 2018 11:59 pm

Appreciating that there are many ways to present tutorials and guides and tests - usually with short and separate topical clips - I've "overcranked" with enthusiasm this past week, and thrown together a complete interactive guide that runs over two hours long, paired with a unique interactive website that facilitates easy indexed browsing for watching sections in discrete video players:

http://www.focuspulling.com/bmpcc4kguide

The base video is also found at:


And to get a bird's eye view here of the topics covered, this is an index to that video with corresponding timecodes:
    00:00:00 – INTRODUCTION
    00:01:16 – SAMPLE CLIPS/TESTS: highlight roll-off, holding the camera steady, internal microphones, rolling shutter, slow-motion
    00:04:15 – TUTORIAL SETUP: an a7 III shooting the BMPCC4K that’s shooting the original BMPCC while feeding an Atomos Shogun
    00:06:32 – TOUCHSCREEN CONTROLS: button-free, menu-free adjustment of most shooting parameters on the touchscreen
    00:39:28 – RECORD 1: ProRes and RAW, 4K DCI vs. UHD vs. HD
    00:47:41 – RECORD 2: Dynamic Range, Window Sensor, Project Frame Rate, Off-Speed Recording, Dual Card Slots, Dropped Frames
    00:58:19 – RECORD 3: Timelapse, Sharpening, Record LUT to Clip
    01:03:12 – MONITOR 1: LCD Clean Feed, Display 3D LUT, Zebras, Focus Assist, Frame Guide, Grid, Safe Area Guide, False Color
    01:06:52 – MONITOR 2A: HDMI Clean Feed, Display 3D LUT, Zebras, Focus Assist, Frame Guide, Grid, Safe Area Guide, False Color
    01:14:55 – MONITOR 2B: HDMI Status Text
    01:17:14 – MONITOR 3A: LCD & HDMI Frame Guides and Opacity, Focus Assist type/level/color, Zebra level
    01:24:23 – MONITOR 3B: LCD & HDMI Grids (Thirds/Crosshairs/Center Dot), Safe Area Guide
    01:26:30 – AUDIO 1: Channel 1 & 2 Source Selection, Level and Gain
    01:29:23 – AUDIO 2: Headphones and Speaker Volume, XLR Phantom Power
    01:32:08 – SETUP 1: Date/Time, Language, Shutter Measurement type, Flicker Free Shutter, Image Stabilization, Timecode Drop Frame
    01:40:15 – SETUP 2: Function Buttons
    01:45:29 – SETUP 3: Tally Light LED/Brightness, Factory Reset, Sensor Calibration, Hardware ID, Software version number, Playback All/Single Clips
    01:48:29 – SETUP 4: Bluetooth/remote control
    01:49:24 – PRESETS: adding, confirming, updating, importing/exporting, deleting
    01:55:49 – LUTs: film log to extended video, REC.2020 and REC.709
    02:02:50 – CAMERA BUTTONS: ISO, shutter speed, white balance, record, power
    02:04:17 – DUAL NATIVE ISO: tests, comparison between 400 ISO mode and 3200 ISO mode
    02:11:25 – CONCLUSION
I'm not trying to sell anything, and just giving this away in the spirit of nudging us all along this Pocket 4K journey.

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Re: BMPCC4K: Complete Interactive Guide to Menus & Features

PostSat Oct 20, 2018 12:43 am

Simply monumental to have this all in one place. Thank you so much for your efforts, Paul. I think it’s valuable for noobies and experts alike. Very generous of you to do this on our behalf.


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Re: BMPCC4K: Complete Interactive Guide to Menus & Features

PostSat Oct 20, 2018 3:05 am

rick.lang wrote:Simply monumental to have this all in one place. Thank you so much for your efforts, Paul. I think it’s valuable for noobies and experts alike. Very generous of you to do this on our behalf.
Thanks, Rick.
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Re: BMPCC4K: Complete Interactive Guide to Menus & Features

PostSat Oct 20, 2018 1:22 pm

Thanks, Paul! Wonderful resource...now I can send people there instead of answering the same questions over and over. ;-)
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Re: BMPCC4K: Complete Interactive Guide to Menus & Features

PostSat Oct 20, 2018 4:04 pm

I do not answer the same questions over and over, I just send the OP to the previous thread with the answer. BTW, great resource Joe :!:
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Re: BMPCC4K: Complete Interactive Guide to Menus & Features

PostMon Oct 22, 2018 12:18 am

Thanks all, glad it's of some help plugging holes for anyone looking.
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