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Making sense of Sensors - part 2

Published in Technology & Computing

As we saw in my previous article on sensor technology, we can now build sensors with enormous numbers attached to them - if not trivially, at least reliably. Given that current 4K sensors are more than adequate to replace 35mm film in terms of sheer resolution, we need to be careful about turning this into a numbers game.

Why would you use CCD when CMOS is newer and cheaper?

When cameras are Good Enough

Published in Technology & Computing

Have cameras reached the point where we need to be looking beyond resolution to judge their film-making abilities?

A Kickstarter-funded digital 16mm camera is one of 2012's most intriguing stories.  RedShark's reporter Peter Haas talks to Joe Rubinstein, co-founder of Digital Bolex

Last time, we discussed some of the technical concerns of lens selection and the issues of compatibility with sensors of various configurations and sizes. In this part, we'll look at the effects sensor size has on photography and the engineering compromises behind lenses and sensors

Blackmagic Cinema Camera: Latest news

Published in Business

There's so much interest in Blackmagic's Cinema camera that we're bringing you updates as soon as we get them

Vintage lenses for large-sensor cameras - Part 1

Published in Production

Here's another chance to read this meticulously detailed feature, where Uli Plank shows us how to look for lenses up to 50 years old, and use them with our modern, large-sensor cameras.

Phil Rhodes explains why luminance is so important within photography

We predict two camera trends for NAB 2015

Published in Articles

Now is a good time to make a few tentative predictions about the year ahead, just before NAB comes along and proves me completely wrong

Actual photos emerge from the new RED Dragon sensor. RedShark contributor Freya reports

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