Sunday 26 Mar 2017
The Air Selfie: Just a toy or a serious drone?
The Air Selfie can fly out to a preset distance, take a picture and return. Indoors or outdoors. And the best part is, it fits inside your iPhone case. But is the Air Selfie a serious drone for capture or just another aerial toy?
Thursday 23 Feb 2017
SmallHD takes its first steps into OLED
SmallHD's latest offering is a high contrast, OLED variant of its 702 7-inch monitor line and marks the company's first foray into all things OLED.
Thursday 09 Mar 2017
Is Nikon’s plan for the future a split between high-end and mirrorless?
With Nikon celebrating it's 100th anniversary and making some of the finest SLR cameras and lenses in the world, you'd think it would be at the top of its game. But the truth is, Nikon is at a crossroads. George Shaw charts its possibe future direction.
Thursday 02 Mar 2017
Blackmagic press conference live blog- the news as it happened.
Welcome to the Blackmagic news event Live Blog
Monday 16 Jan 2017
An Apple Studios original?
Long-standing rumours that Apple is planning to enter the content business itself and go toe-to-toe with the likes of Netflix and Amazon got a big boost following a Wall St Journal article at the end of last week.
Monday 27 Feb 2017
Sony Xperia XZ Premium: the extreme slo-mo cellphone
Early star of this year’s Mobile World Congress was Sony’s Xperia XZ Premium, which delivers both 4K HDR and a fairly astonishing 960fps in slo-motion mode.
Sunday 01 Jan 2017
Olde Denning’s Almanak: Film & Video in 2017
Roland Denning dons his soothsayer robes for a not entirely serious look at what may happen in the video industry in 2017.
Thursday 02 Feb 2017
Some handy tips for your first live TV show
Last Friday, we staged our first live show. We wanted to tell you what we learned from it. Brief summary: a lot. There are reasons why so many jobs in broadcasting are highly skilled and considered mission critical.
Monday 30 Jan 2017
Aputure COB 120D on test (the LED version)
RedShark Review: the COB-120D open face daylight LED light by Aputure, which happily manages to avoid most of the flaws that often bedevil LED lights
Friday 03 Feb 2017
Lexar's new Cfast 512GB card breaks 500MB/sec
For those that need both capacity and Speed, Lexar has announced a 512 GB Cfast card that will reach a jaw-dropping 525 MB/sec.
Wednesday 01 Mar 2017
Join Sony for a webinar on HDR production, Tuesday 7th March
With shooting for HDR in mind, one of the hottest production topics around, Sony’s upcoming webinar seeks to demystify the topic.
Monday 20 Mar 2017
NASA releases open source software for drones and more
Besides the whole space exploration thing, one cool thing that we all can enjoy about NASA is the technology transfer. Look around your home and you'll find just about everything has some sort of connection to the big blue ball. And its new release is no different.
Thursday 16 Mar 2017
This is how fast G-Technology's SSD drives can transfer your files
In this video, shot last month at BVE 2017, you can see exactly how quickly a drive working north of 540MBps can move your data around.
Tuesday 17 Jan 2017
Hive crowdfunds innovative high-tech LED light
Once again, a Kickstarter darling brings a potentially useful filmmaking innovation to market, this time in the form of a lighting instrument with colour properties that separate it from other hardlight LEDs.
Friday 06 Jan 2017
HDMI paves the way towards 8K120 and more
Version 2.1 of the HDMI Specification has been announced by industry body the HDMI Forum and includes specs for both Dynamic HDR and some impressively higher video resolutions.
Monday 27 Mar 2017
CalDigit TS3 Lite Thunderbolt 3 dock: reclaim your ports
RedShark Review: MacBook Pro 2016 users need a dock to hook up their “old” Thunderbolt gear as well as USB devices, and the most efficient is to buy a dock like the CalDigit TS3 Lite or forthcoming TS3.
Monday 13 Feb 2017
RED gives USC massive quantity of cameras and gear
RED's recent gift to the School of Cinematic Arts at USC ensures that present and future students will learn their craft on high-end, professional gear.
Friday 17 Mar 2017
Cooke S4/i lenses now available uncoated for that really old school look
Cooke is going to release its S4/i prime lenses uncoated to give shooters the option of a more old school classic cinematic look with lower contrast, light streaks and lens flare, as well as a more opalescent style.
Wednesday 22 Feb 2017
Fujifilm releases radical new MK lenses
Fujifilm says that its new MK series of cinema lenses boast advanced optical performance, coupled with ultra-compact and lightweight design and excellent cost performance. At $3799 for the initial Fujinon MK18-55mm T2.9 it could have a point.
Thursday 09 Mar 2017
Lens teardown videos are hugely compelling
Eviscerating optics. People get very fixated on lenses: certainly they’re probably the single area of broadcast kit that has held its value the most during the Great Move to Digital. Perhaps that’s why Matthew Duclos’ new series of lens teardown videos, 'Lens Guts', is quite so compelling.
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- Friday 17 Mar 2017 - (10475) It’s a kinda magic… The Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro review
- Thursday 23 Mar 2017 - (6903) New HDR Ninja Inferno breaks the $1000 barrier
- Thursday 30 Mar 2017 - (49) iClone 7 now supports ARRI, RED and Canon camera Looks
- Thursday 30 Mar 2017 - (759) Sony highlights flagship system camera HDC-4800 at CABSAT [video]
- Thursday 30 Mar 2017 - (1233) The four things you need to shoot tethered
- Wednesday 29 Mar 2017 - (1021) Rampant Design releases new tools for Premiere Pro
- Wednesday 29 Mar 2017 - (4836) AMD's forthcoming Radeon RX Vega: greater GPU power at lower cost?