We’re in a really odd place at the moment in the evolution of camcorders. Nothing seems straightforward any more
Ever since DSLRs started became capable of recording high definition video, their audio capabilities have lagged behind. Some people have got round this by using external field recorders, but the ones that have included "proper" audio - XLR sockets, phantom power and good preamps, have added enormously to the cost of a DSLR rig
Developments in the field of magic lantern raw video continue to grow with news that developers have managed to get raw video support up and running on the Canon 50D, a 5 year old camera that predates the Canon 5D Mark II and which shipped without any video capability at all!
The birth of a new class of video software. BulletProof: it's designed to be "the other half of your camera". We interview its creator, Sean Safreed from Red Giant software
Symon Wyndham has been testing with a new compact HDMI recorder from Atomos, the Ninja Star, for the past week, and gives us his opinion.
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
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...