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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.

Will the next iPhone (the 6S?) have a 4K camera? If it does, it will give 4K a big boost. 

Just before IBC in Amsterdam, we’re announcing the formation of the RedShark Awards. Compared to what the industry is used to, they’re different. Here’s why.

Gorgeous Hyperlapse of Los Angeles

Published in Production

We don't publish Hyperlapse films unless they're really stunning. And this one is...

Try these iconic colour looks courtesy of SmallHD

Published in Post & VFX

Free iconic colour looks and tutorials are available from SmallHD.

This may be a small glimpse into Sony's future

Published in Business

A seemingly innocent announcement about a new sales appointment gives away clues to how Sony sees itself in the future.

How much of an issue is Rolling Shutter?

Published in Production

How big an issue is Rolling Shutter in the real world? Is it so bad that you should avoid cameras that show it?  (That's most cameras, by the way.) Or is the problem overstated?

Using video to communicate in the real world

Published in Studio & Broadcast

Here's a short video showing how a company in Iceland has used video to communicate internally with its customers.

Of all the things you might know about cameras, their similarity to washing machines is probably not one of them. But both suffer from serious problems with their user interfaces.

It's an unfortunate situation to say the least, but the fact is that motion blur can completely wipe out the advantages of very high resolution video.

First footage from Sony's 4K RX10 Mk II

Published in Production

The Sony RX10 Mk II is a curious and rather exciting little camera. Packed into its diminutive frame is a very good Zeiss constant F 2.8 lens and a 4K video recorder. It is, of course, primarily a still camera, but you wouldn't necessarily think so from its video credentials.

That quote is essentially what virtually every online reviewer on a UK Department store's site said about LG's 65EC970V OLED TV. I thought that too. 

Disney's made an animated explanation about animation. Specifically, how their version of Ray Tracing (which they call Path Tracing) works

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