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David Shapton

David Shapton

David is the Editor In Chief of RedShark Publications. He's been a professional columnist and author since 1998, when he started writing for the European Music Technology magazine Sound on Sound. David has worked with professional digital audio and video for the last 25 years.

One of the fastest expanding areas of our industry is corporate video. Now more often called "video communication", it's a great way to get your video skills used and paid for. Here's a TV programme we made about it.

What the world needs now is 5K television, said no-one, ever. Except Robert X Cringely, a legendary IT commentator, with a pretty good record of getting things right

The CION's dramatic price reduction has changed the landscape - again!

Don't do this at home, folks. It's dangerous. You won't need us to tell you that when you've watched this

Has the presence of cameras altered the course of history?

Apple isn't going to make a 4K TV

Published in Business

The consensus now is that Apple is not going to make a TV.

How should we cover crowdfunded projects?

Published in Business

How we decide whether to cover a crowdfunded project

Cameras that work by themselves

Published in Technology & Computing

What happens when cameras become completely autonomous?

Dubai, jetpacks and 4K

Published in Production

Normally, any one of those words is enough to attract the attention of RedShark. Finding all three of them in one potential story was just too much to ignore.

The AJA CION in low light

Published in Production

There’s been a fair bit of controversy about the AJA CION. While its physical ergonomics are generally thought of as good, there’s been a far bit of discussion about the dynamic range of the camera. How does it perform in low light? Here's a glimpse.

How should we test cameras?

Published in Production

Which is better? Unblinking scientific testing, or judging the percieved quality of the image? How should we actually evaluate cameras?

Equipment for reproducing high end audio - so that you can actually hear the difference - is expensive. Would you buy Sony's top-end Walkman?

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