When the Lytro camera was launched a couple of years ago it heralded the dawn of a new age of Photography, where the camera was not just an updated version of the Camera Obscura. Now we are starting to see even more possibilities and they may even be coming to video...
With video cameras now sporting 4K video - that's the equivalent of 8 Megapixels, each frame is capable of looking like a pretty decent still photograph. This means that not only can you grab high quality frames from video to use in still image media, it might actually be the best way in the future to do still photography, because you will have a wonderful, 24 or even 60 frames per second to choose your stills from
New types of affordable and lightweight camera mean that there are new types of film making. And the film makers are challenging the skills of "traditional" professionals. Simon Wyndham takes the sport of Kayaking as an example
The Maghreb is the region of North Africa to the west of Egypt, with a quite distinctive culture from the rest of the Arab world, and linguistic influences from the ancient Berber to modern French and of course Arabic mingle to create a unique taste
Is the move towards large-sensor cameras completely one-way? Simon Wyndham doesn't think so
Broadcast Quality Audio Field Recording with Prosumer Cameras and DSLRs ("Unlocking the Mysteries of ‘Phantom Power"). RedShark contributor Craig Marshall reports
Low contrast modes are popular with DSLR cinematographers wanting to extend the dynamic range of their footage. It seems a good idea in theory - but does it really add up? Phil Rhodes investigates
We'll be getting a Canon 1Dc in a week or two because this is a unique camera: A DSLR that shoots 4K, and captures to MJPEG files which are not only a completely standard format but which preserve each frame in its entirety
This new device from Atomos is what DSLR users have been waiting for - and its half the price we expected!