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Is it hard to set up 4K recording?

Published in Technology & Computing

Most of us, if we're honest, struggle slightly when it comes to configuring even HD equipment and settings. There are enough combinations of frame rates, codecs and resolutions that just about everyone has to stop and think when they're setting up their gear

Ever wonder what a Canon 5D MK2, an NEX FS100 and a Blackmagic Cinema camera look like, side by side? Probably not because two of these are the old models and you'd more likely be thinking about a 5D MK3, an NEX FS700 and the Blackmagic camera. But that doesn't make this any less interesting

Canon is bringing out a wired remote controller for its Cinema EOS cameras, apparently as a result of user requests

Impressive new footage from the Canon C300 Mark II

Published in Production

There is a lot of footage leaking out on the web from various new cameras at the moment, but we were particularly impressed with this Canon EOS C300 Mark II footage shot for the unit’s Australian release — all 15 stops of it.

Modern cameras have incredible dynamic range - but you can only access it if you use a "log" or "Cine-style" mode when you record. RedShark Technical Editor, Phil Rhodes, explains how this works, and wonders why there are so many non-standard ways to do it!

We've just recieved high resolution photos of Canon's new RC-V100 for their professional video cameras

How do you make the right choice from the plethora of good cameras available today? Especially if you want to make a film on your own.

Speculation of a 4K video shooting, higher megapixel entry into the 5D Mark-series of full frame cameras has been fomenting since March, but the rumor mill is churning anew with a few more 'details', while a Canon exec confirms the company is indeed developing higher resolution models.

Where next for Canon's Cinema Cameras?

Published in Technology & Computing

 In the midst of rumours about Canon's Cinema Camera range, Phil Rhodes looks at the problems posed by updating your camera range too soon.

Canon 1Dc: Where does it fit now?

Published in Production

The Canon 1DC is a curious camera. Based on a top-end DSLR design, with essentially only some additional firmware it becomes a 4K camcorder as well. But where does it fit into the increasingly complex matrix of options around high res, high dynamic range (i.e. RAW) devices that are available today at approximately affordable prices?

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