Friday 10 Mar 2017
Pairing an Ursa Mini 4.6K with a Canon B4-mount ENG zoom
RedShark Technical Editor, Phil Rhodes, investigates what MTF's upcoming B4-to-EF adaptor could mean for the Ursa Mini and newsgathering.
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 10 Apr 2017
Frame.io releases v2.0 of its cloud-based video collaboration platform
Two years after its initial release, v2.0 of the cloud-based video sharing and collaboration platform Frame.io adds over 100 new features and improvements to the mix.
Tuesday 25 Apr 2017
Sony’s large-scale display wows the crowd
Notes from NAB: Sony's press conference at the weekend showed just how good LED videowalls have become.
Wednesday 26 Apr 2017
G-Technology exploits Thunderbolt 3 speed to the max [video]
G-Technology has rocked up to Vegas with some powerfully impressive new products in its bag. Senior Product Manager, Matt Bennion, reveals all from the showfloor.
Thursday 04 May 2017
Making a homebrew lens out of spare parts
What do you do when you find a box full of junk parts at a swap meet? Create a lens which gives you amazing images of course! That’s what wild video producer Mathieu Stern did just recently, and the image results are pretty impressive.
Thursday 20 Apr 2017
ARRI takes the ALEXA SXT wireless
Cameras needing to be tethered to recording and control devices have always tied a director of photography down which is why ARRI’s move to make the ALEXA SXT the company’s first entirely wireless professional camera system is so interesting.
Tuesday 07 Mar 2017
Boris FX trails multiple updates ahead of NAB
Boris FX will be updating its plug-in packages Continuum and Sapphire with some major new features, as well as showcasing Mocha VR, its new 360/VR tool at NAB.
Saturday 01 Apr 2017
Rigjob video: cracking open some LEDs
Andrew Dean, AKA Rigjob, produced one of the most popular videos we've hosted on the site so far this year. And while not every story can be about the GH5, we liked his style enough to bring him back for more. So, from the back of the Hillbilly Grip Truck parked in a field somewhere in New Zealand…
Friday 28 Apr 2017
There’s compact and then there’s Zeiss CP.3 compact
CP3- oh! The new Zeiss CP.3 lenses are slightly more expensive than the preceding CP.2 glass, but they are also a major upgrade because the lens mechanics and physical consistency are such an improvement. In other words, Zeiss looks to have a winner on its hands.
Wednesday 03 May 2017
Turn your cellphone into a light meter
With the smartphone becoming steadily more and more ubiquitous, it's even managing to worm it's way into areas of our life where it can replace bits of kit once deemed essential. The light meter is a case in point.
Wednesday 29 Mar 2017
Rampant Design releases new tools for Premiere Pro
Rampant Design has unveiled a new series of tools, including presets and templates, aimed squarely at Premiere Pro users looking for a little bit off the shelf.
Tuesday 21 Mar 2017
Using Outsight's Creamsource LED panel to stop rolling shutter
Rolling shutter is an issue at all levels of camerawork. One solution to get rid of it though is to synchronise the light frequency to the camera, and one of the few lights that actually accepts a synchronising signal from a camera is Outsight's Creamsource LED panels.
Friday 14 Apr 2017
Preventing drone fatigue: how to get better shots
Drone filming was and still is a big thing. But just like GoPro, once the novelty has worn off, interest can wane.
Thursday 23 Mar 2017
Boris FX separates out its Sapphires
Boris FX’s new Sapphire 10 Units see the well-regarded VFX plug-in collection offered as eight separate categories with a lower price point starting at $195.
Tuesday 28 Mar 2017
RedShark exclusive video interview with Avid Chairman and CEO, Louis Hernandez Jr
We caught up with Avid Chairman and CEO, Louis Hernandez Jr, while we were in Dubai recently. Sitting in a gloomy corner of an otherwise brightly lit Avid booth, we shot this exclusive video interview. Without giving away anything too specific, we look at NAB 2017 and beyond.
Monday 22 May 2017
Core wars and a return to competition in the CPU market
The news that both Intel and AMD have multi-core chips ready to roll out of the fabrication plants this summer is going to be good news for workstation users.
Friday 19 May 2017
For Google, smartphone cameras are the gateway to the internet
If a photo is worth a thousand words then for Google it may be worth a thousand searches. Having declared that artificial intelligence (AI) was at the forefront of the company’s R&D a year ago, the tech giant has now merged AI with imaging in a suite of product announcements.
Thursday 02 Mar 2017
SmallHD goes UltraBright and up to 2500 nits
SmallHD is on a bit of a run of late, and has just introduced two new 5in and 7in HD UltraBright monitors running on LEMO power.
Thursday 13 Apr 2017
Remembering Media 100: one of the great NLE pioneers
As it announces a new, free version, Roland Denning remembers the very early days of one of the early pioneers of the non linear editing age, Media 100.
- Saturday 20 May 2017 - (13013) The Great Monitoring Dilemma: how to preserve picture quality for the DIY filmmaker
- Wednesday 17 May 2017 - (10479) Intel preps to launch Core i9, its first new processor line in years
- Monday 22 May 2017 - (8164) It really is time to stop talking about UHD
- Thursday 18 May 2017 - (6457) AMD Ryzen Threadripper: 16-core monster coming this summer
- Monday 15 May 2017 - (5896) Could you use the new Wacom Intuos Pro for video editing?
- Thursday 25 May 2017 - (396) DJI Spark: the new entry level consumer drone
- Wednesday 24 May 2017 - (541) Logos: is that real or is that CGI?
- Wednesday 24 May 2017 - (1153) Animatronic dinosaurs and 24K giant screens - welcome to the future of cinema
- Wednesday 24 May 2017 - (2167) Why Sony's FS700 is still a great camera five years on
- Tuesday 23 May 2017 - (1267) This problem with Virtual Reality displays needs to be fixed