Blackmagic Design launched two new studio cameras on the sly

Blackmagic Gen 2 Studio cameras
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When Blackmagic Design dazzled the world with its new L-Mount 6K camera, it also quietly announced two new cameras in its studio lineup. The studio lineup is more suited to broadcasting, be it for television or live-streaming.

While we were all distracted by the Blackmagic Cinema Camera 6K, the two stealth announcements were the Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K Plus G2, and the Blackmagic Micro Studio Camera 4K G2. Both are new generations of older products within the broadcasting lineup, and these cameras show that Micro Four Thirds (MFT) is still a popular choice in the broadcasting and live streaming market – and because they feature MFT sensors, they also have appealing prices.

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Sebastian Oakley
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For nearly two decades Sebastian's work has been published internationally. Originally specializing in Equestrianism, his visuals have been used by the leading names in the equestrian industry such as The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), The Jockey Club, Horse & Hound, and many more for various advertising campaigns, books, and pre/post-event highlights.

He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts, holds a Foundation Degree in Equitation Science, and is a Master of Arts in Publishing.  He is a member of Nikon NPS and has been a Nikon user since the film days using a Nikon F5 and saw the digital transition with Nikon's D series cameras and is still to this day the youngest member to be elected into BEWA, The British Equestrian Writers' Association. 

He is familiar with and shows great interest in street, medium, and large format photography with products by Leica, Phase One, Hasselblad, Alpa, and Sinar. Sebastian has also used many cinema cameras from the likes of Sony, RED, ARRI, and everything in between. He now spends his spare time using his trusted Leica M-E or Leica M2 shooting Street photography or general life as he sees it, usually in Black and White.