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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.

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There are a LOT of cameras coming out!

Published in Production

This is going to be a bumper month for camera reviews!

Blackmagic URSA - unboxing and first impressions

Published in Production

We've just taken delivery of an URSA for a review. Here are our first impressions

Why the Cloud is better

Published in Technology & Computing

A guide to understanding the Cloud and how it can benefit your production business or TV station

How is it that Sony is now the leading innovator with still cameras that can be used for video?

These days a simple software upgrade can transform your camera

Blackmagic's Free Fusion changes everything

Published in Post & VFX

Blackmagic's acquisition of Fusion is big news. It's going to make waves in the post production industry. It's changing things forever.

In praise of Retina resolution

Published in Technology & Computing

More than anything, Apple has been responsible for raising the resolution of our displays, and this is a good thing

Cinematography: What will Canon do next?

Published in Production

We're just guessing here, but we just wondered what Canon might do next for video makers with its cinematography cameras

What is Amazon's Echo. Is it a consumer gimmick or does it herald an important step in the evolution of the user interface?

David Fincher's Gone Girl could have used a "traditional" workflow, but opted for the combination of Adobe Premiere Pro CC and After Effects CC. Here's why:

We are living in bountiful times. Especially if you're on the lookout for a small camera with a superb lens - and 4K shooting capability

We may be reaching the point where the tools, gadgets and gizmos that we love to buy are simply good enough. This is the first of two articles (the second will be by RedShark Technical Editor Phil Rhodes) about what happens when our technology simply gets to the point when we don't actually need any improvements.

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