Saturday 07 Jan 2017
Intel Compute Card keeps your smart devices up to date
Intel turns the standard technological model on its head by making the computer the peripheral. Is this the end of ridiculously short obsolescence cycles?
Monday 13 Mar 2017
Join Sony for a webinar on shooting cinematically on Wednesday 22nd March
The latest webinar from Sony will discuss how to shoot cinematically with a range of their leading cameras and guests including Philip Bloom, Philip White, and Forest Finbow.
Friday 13 Jan 2017
Director's Notes: STUCK, made with Blender on a laptop
A self-professed 'Blender 3D addict' of more than ten years chronicles his experience with the program while making his short STUCK. By Bernard Egreteau.
Wednesday 22 Feb 2017
Sony claims world’s fastest flash memory
As camera makers introduce models that are capable of higher burst rates and 4K video capture, memory card technology must move at a similar pace to take full advantage of these features. Step forward Sony’s 300MB/sec new entrant.
Wednesday 04 Jan 2017
Stay tuned for a big announcement from CES
We honestly can't say too much about it, but we can tell you that a major story of interest to a *lot* of our readers is going to break today following a press conference at CES 2017. Can't tell you who or what: the picture above is as much of a clue as we can give. But trust us, you'll want to come back here and read all about it
Saturday 21 Jan 2017
A behind-the-scenes look at The Last Starfighter and the very early days of CG
You think you have it tough now. A behind-the-scenes video for 80's cult classic, The Last Starfighter, provides an interesting mix of perspective regarding current challenges and nostalgia for the early days of computer graphics in films.
Tuesday 21 Feb 2017
Planet Earth II to showcase what UHD Blu-ray can really do
The BBC is about to make available what is possibly going to be the biggest landmark release for the 4K UHD Blu-ray format yet: Planet Earth II.
Tuesday 21 Feb 2017
Sony’s new FE lenses: a first hands-on
We’ve already covered the announcement of Sony’s FE 100mm f2.8 STF GM OSS and FE 85mm f1.8 lenses, but just the other day Ned Soltz was part of a group of journalists who had the opportunity to shoot with both lenses and to grill Sony about them. He left the shoot impressed.
Wednesday 08 Mar 2017
HDR: de-confusing the standards
For a new technology that looks set to be deployed without any damaging format wars, there is still plenty of confusion regarding HDR standards and what you should be looking for when thinking of purchasing a new TV set. Here’s the information you need.
Tuesday 21 Mar 2017
New battery technology 3x more powerful than Li-Ion?
Batteries with better performance than the currently available Li-Ion bricks aren’t exactly around the corner, but new findings hint at a huge step forward in battery technology. Two scientists are working on a solid-state battery based on glass and sodium. Will someone pass me the salt, please?
Wednesday 18 Jan 2017
Virtual Reality is definitely "the future", but how do we get from here to there? [sponsored]
Virtual Reality is perhaps the most demanding graphical task for a computer; much more so than 4K and 8K video.
Thursday 12 Jan 2017
The 360-degree cameras of CES 2017
There are clear gaps in the market for affordable, professional 360-degree cameras. Did CES 2017 come close to plugging any of them? Matt Aindow reports.
Monday 06 Feb 2017
The Charters Pole gives drone-free birds-eye view
If you don't have the touch to shoot aerial cinematography with a drone, or are too worried about it crashing or flying away, you can still get a decent birds eye view shot thanks to the Charters Pole, which can loft your camera as high as 6m (20 feet).
Wednesday 01 Mar 2017
The *really* shameful Oscar moment
Opinion: Amidst all the hoopla and chest-beating surrounding the wrong name being read out at the Oscars ceremony, amidst all the expected political point-scoring and bun-fighting, was the shameful ridiculing of the Academy’s Scientific and Technical Awards presented earlier in the month.
Thursday 02 Feb 2017
Dolby Atmos: live broadcast sound takes a giant leap
Five years after it first appeared in cinemas, Dolby Atmos, a key component of the UHD future, is slowly edging into the world of live broadcast television, as this week’s soccer broadcast by BT Sport in the UK proved. By Matt Gregory, RedShark Staff Writer
Tuesday 03 Jan 2017
Lilliput goes large with 4K on-camera monitor
Monitor specialist Lilliput has gone big with the launch of what it claims is the first 10.1" 4K on-camera screen to market. What’s more, you can get it for around $600 from several online outlets.
Wednesday 08 Mar 2017
Don't forget: RedShark Live in New York with RED, Audio Network and Lightworks is tomorrow
We're planning something really exciting. It's an evening with RED, Audio Network and Lightworks: three great companies all under the umbrella of ‘RedShark Live’, on March 9, New York. There will be pizza.
Monday 23 Jan 2017
O'Connor 1030Ds tripod on test
RedShark Review: A reader's comment on a previous tripod review led Phil Rhodes to examine the O'Connor 1030Ds, a high-end tripod that, while it might cost more than your camera, is a thing of wonder.
Wednesday 18 Jan 2017
Impressive post stabilised footage from ReelSteady
The footage below looks like it might have been taken with a drone equipped with a multi-axis gimbal. It is pretty impressive, flying as it does so close to the mountain ridge so accurately. Only this is no advanced drone, and it isn’t even an advanced camera.
Saturday 11 Feb 2017
A drone light show to go Gaga over
While the drone-based light show that lit up the start of the Super Bowl LI half-time show last weekend was impressive, the technology behind the Intel system is even more remarkable.
- Sunday 19 Mar 2017 - (13399) Why you should use prime lenses
- Tuesday 21 Mar 2017 - (13155) How to get MacBook performance for less
- Friday 10 Mar 2017 - (9727) What Pro Mac users really want is just a simple, powerful box
- Friday 17 Mar 2017 - (9678) It’s a kinda magic… The Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro review
- Saturday 11 Mar 2017 - (9019) The long-term storage to end all long-term storage
- Saturday 25 Mar 2017 - (153) New Sony Digital Filter app emulates ND filter
- Friday 24 Mar 2017 - (767) The state of the market for SSDs: March 2017
- Friday 24 Mar 2017 - (1001) How buying the right camera is a good long-term investment
- Friday 24 Mar 2017 - (936) Metabones’ latest addition to its Speed Booster series: the PL To Sony E-mount
- Thursday 23 Mar 2017 - (4468) New HDR Ninja Inferno breaks the $1000 barrier