RedShark News - Home Fri, 27 Nov 2015 13:29:01 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Is the iPad Pro really for professionals? Read our comprehensive review The iPad Pro: the one that you want?

It's been a long time coming, but now we finally have a 'pro' iOS device is it really all that we'd hoped for? K Stewart has been living with one and finds it an important step to something that could be truly great.

  • Apple
  • iPad Pro
  • iPad
  • Reviews
  • iPad Air 2
  • ipad air
  • iPad Mini
    ]]> (Guest Author) Technology & Computing Fri, 27 Nov 2015 09:00:00 +0000
    Don't make plans for 30 years ahead! Don't plan too far ahead

    One for the Black Friday sales: Before you make an investment in technology, make plans to mitigate your equipment's inevitable march to obsolescence.

    • Film Business
    • Technology change
    • Opinion
    • Development
    • computer systems
      ]]> (David Shapton) Business Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:00:00 +0000
      CalDigit takes wrappers off new USB C docks CalDigit's colourful new USB-C mini Dock

      With momentum building behind USB Type C — witness its recent alighting on the iPad Pro — there is a chance it could go on to be the next big thing in connectivity. Docks will help that process.

      • USB Type C
      • Macbook
      • Chromebook
      • Docks
      • docking station
      • connectivity
        ]]> (RedShark News Staff) Technology & Computing Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0000
        The evolution of editing: where will it go next? The future of Image Editing

        [Sponsored Article] It's beginning to look like the future of video editing is already here. By Forscene's Neil Roberts.

        • forscene
        • Cloud editing
        • Editing
        • NLE
        • Non Linear Editing
 (Guest Author) Post & VFX Mon, 23 Nov 2015 15:00:00 +0000
          Why are CFast cards so stubbornly expensive? Filling these holes on the URSA Mini is an expensive business

          CFast should be the great universal flash card format that solves many problems across the industry but it remains stubbornly, annoyingly expensive. Phil Rhodes investigates.

          • Cfast
          • Storage
          • memory
          • cFast expense
          • flash cards
          • SDXC
          • SATA
          • mSATA
   (Phil Rhodes) Production Tue, 24 Nov 2015 09:00:00 +0000
            How to colour correct on unsuitable monitors A Dell computer monitor flight cased for used on set. Notice the huge differentiation in colour between the Dell and the display on the Atomos recorder on top of it.

            The Art of Coarse Monitoring: All about monitoring -  when you absolutely should and when you may be able to get away with less-than-ideal options.

            • monitoring
            • LUT
            • Grading
            • production
            • Opinion
            • BenQ
            • HP
            • Atomos
     (Phil Rhodes) Production Thu, 26 Nov 2015 09:00:00 +0000
              Panasonic 4K tech lets you change focus in post Just touch and adjust

              If you’ve purchased a Panasonic mirrorless camera (GX8, G7, FZ300, GH4) within the past year or so, there is a good chance you’ll be able to reap the benefits of some clever new technology that allows you to adjust focus after shooting. (By Kevin Luiz &  RedShark News Staff)

              • panasonic
              • Panasonic Lumix GH4
              • Panasonic FZ300
              • Mirrorless Cameras
              • post focus
              • Focus
       (Kevin Luiz) Production Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0000
                RedShark Review: Sony PMW-PZ1 — 4K just got easier Sony's new PZ1 - does one thing and does it well

                The Sony PMW-PZ1 is an intriguing compact deck for the company's XAVC memory camcorder ecosystem. Correctly marketed as “4K playback for everyone,” the deck is a convenient and flexible alternative to an expensive high-powered laptop to review and backup your digital footage.

                • Sony
                • Sony PMWPZ1
                • XAVC
                • 4K playback
                • decks
                • recording deck
                • Playback
         (Peter Haas) Production Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:00:00 +0000
                  Don't go abandoning HD just yet Don't go abandoning HD just yet

                  Good HD can be better - much better! - than bad 4K

                  • HD broadcast
                  • compression
                  • artefacts
                  • 4K Broadcast
                  • Quality
                  • picture quality
           (David Shapton) Studio & Broadcast Sat, 21 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0000
                    Inside Sony's Digital Motion Picture Center Inside Sony's Digital Motion Picture Center

                    A tour of Sony's Digital Motion Picture Center revealed a useful, multi-faceted professional resource that highlights the company's strengths.

                    • Sony
                    • Sony Pictures
                    • Sony Professional
                    • Cinematography
                    • community
             (Patrick Jong Taylor) Business Mon, 23 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0000