Friday 05 May 2017
What's going on at Canon? To understand, look at the EOS C700
What are Canon's priorities with video? Why hasn't it put more effort into making the 5D MK 1V a better video camera for shooting video? We think we know why.
Tuesday 21 Mar 2017
How to get MacBook performance for less
If you are among the seemingly growing numbers of people looking beyond Cupertino for their next machine, Phil Rhodes looks at some Windows alternatives and how you can get that MacBook performance for less money.
Wednesday 29 Mar 2017
AMD's forthcoming Radeon RX Vega: greater GPU power at lower cost?
Nvidia has been dominant in the industry for so long that it is able to charge a substantial premium for its graphics cards. That might all be about to change.
Monday 06 Mar 2017
The best laptops for 4K editing in 2017
What are the best rigs for cutting your project as we move inexorably into the 4K future? As of here and now, here are a few that George Shaw reckons are leading the charge.
Monday 24 Apr 2017
Resolve 14 is the software’s biggest upgrade ever
Blackmagic claims that a complete back-end rewrite now means that the new Davinci Resolve 14 is up to 10 times faster than before. Not only that but, following the acquisition of Fairlight last year, it will also feature the full Fairlight audio engine.
Tuesday 28 Mar 2017
AMD’s Revolutionary Ryzen: Is this the chip to make you move from Intel?
A lack of real competition in the CPU market recently has seen prices drift steadily upwards while the gloss has come off performance progress, all of which means that AMD's new Ryzen CPU has the potential to be a real game-changer and a proper challenge to Intel's hold on the desktop industry.
Sunday 19 Mar 2017
Why you should use prime lenses
RedShark Replay: When it comes to choosing lenses for a shoot, it's about more than just what needs to fit in frame. Peter Haas argues that a prime lens is usually the best choice, but which one?
Thursday 13 Apr 2017
Powerful alternatives to that new Apple workstation
If you can't wait for a new Mac Pro or don't fancy journeying down the evolutionary cul-de-sac that the tweaked version of the current trashcan design represents, Phil Rhodes considers the alternatives.
Monday 03 Apr 2017
New colour workflow and processing pipeline for RED cameras
RED’s new Image Pipeline (IPP2) is a complete rework of the original and will improve almost all aspects of working with RED cameras and post producing the images.
Saturday 20 May 2017
The Great Monitoring Dilemma: how to preserve picture quality for the DIY filmmaker
RedShark Replay: What is the single greatest technical dilemma facing today's DIY filmmaker? Which Camera? Which OS? Which NLE? Which Plug-in? Which Colour Grading Software package? According to Craig Marshall, it’s none of the above. Instead, it’s all about the monitor.
Friday 17 Mar 2017
It’s a kinda magic… The Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro review
Blackmagic has an excellent reputation for incorporating user feedback into the latest iterations of its cameras and, with the addition of NDI filters and some really well thought-out ergonomics, the $6000 Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro carries on the tradition. All in all, it is a lot of camera for the money.
Saturday 22 Apr 2017
Avid goes free: Meet Media Composer First
In case you thought it was expensive to use Media Composer: how about getting it for nothing?
Wednesday 17 May 2017
Intel preps to launch Core i9, its first new processor line in years
It is only two weeks until Computex, the annual tech jamboree in Taipei, Taiwan, where we are increasingly confident that Intel will launch Core i9 and its HEDT (High-End DeskTop) platform, Basin Falls.
Friday 10 Mar 2017
What Pro Mac users really want is just a simple, powerful box
We’ve run a few articles recently about the direction Apple seems to be taking and are reaching the inescapable conclusion that the company that invented the iPhone is being consumed by consumers. “Pro” doesn’t seem to matter any more, “Thin” does. So, where does that leave us?
Tuesday 25 Apr 2017
New firmware for Sony cameras
Sony latest firmware updates for the PMW-F55 and F5 unleash the ability to produce high 4K frame rates, while another for the FS5 is a possible game-changer for the sub-$6000 unit.
Monday 27 Feb 2017
Panasonic GH5 noise reduction appears to be spectacular
The first thing we noticed when we saw the GH5 at a press preview was that it had very low noise in comparison its predecessor. This video from Andrew Dean seems to prove it.
Sunday 05 Mar 2017
61 years ago the biggest industry advance ever was revealed at NAB
RedShark Replay: In case you think some of the announcements we hear nowadays are game-changing, here's a look back at a truly groundbreaking one from 61 years ago that changed broadcast television forever. And that's no hype. By Phillip Moss.
Thursday 02 Mar 2017
Blackmagic's powerful new URSA Mini Pro - shipping immediately!
The powerful new $5995 Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro takes all that was good about the original URSA Mini and builds on it with dedicated controls, a truly interchangeable lens mount, integrated ND filters, and a good deal more - and it's shipping immediately.
Saturday 06 May 2017
How long does it take to colour grade a video?
A question I am asked all the time because producers are often not quite sure, is: “How long will it take to grade this?”. By Warren Eagles
Saturday 11 Mar 2017
The long-term storage to end all long-term storage
RedShark Replay: How long do you want to keep your data safe and secure? How does 13.8 billion years sound?
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- Monday 22 May 2017 - (8542) It really is time to stop talking about UHD
- Thursday 18 May 2017 - (6608) AMD Ryzen Threadripper: 16-core monster coming this summer
- Monday 15 May 2017 - (5969) Could you use the new Wacom Intuos Pro for video editing?
- Friday 26 May 2017 - (339) A brief guide to the most important image standards
- Friday 26 May 2017 - (1463) Thunderbolt 3 and the problems with peripherals
- Thursday 25 May 2017 - (399) Seven ways to get stability without a tripod
- Thursday 25 May 2017 - (981) We need to talk! Frame.io helps you communicate with your production colleagues [sponsored]
- Thursday 25 May 2017 - (1823) DJI Spark: the new entry level consumer drone