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.
Tuesday 21 Feb 2017
The Accusys Thunderbolt T3 is fast shared storage for your Thunderbolt devices [sponsored]
Thunderbolt is an exceptionally versatile interface. The cables are little thicker than a shoelace and yet it can be the only cable you need to get data to and from a computer. Now it its third generation, Thunderbolt is fast and it’s easy to configure.
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.
Monday 06 Feb 2017
LG’s OLED vision: screens everywhere
LG has posted a video on YouTube that indicates how it sees OLED screens developing in the future to permeate every part of our life. Meanwhile it promises a fix for its well-publicised LG UltraFine 5K Display problems.
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.
Wednesday 15 Feb 2017
Keith Loutit: The Hyperlapse King
Keith Loutit spent three years making the stunning hyperlapse about Singapore, The Lion City 2, that we featured last year. In this brief video, he talks about how and why he did it.
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.
Thursday 16 Feb 2017
The very latest in crowdfunded camera tech
In our latest look at crowd funded camera gear, George Shaw finds some pretty great accessories that can help grab that cinematic image on a low budget. And, since it's all 100% funded already, you can buy it now.
Saturday 25 Mar 2017
New Sony Digital Filter app emulates ND filter
Sony’s new Digital Filter app emulates the behaviour of a graduated ND filter, allowing the user to set different exposure compensation values for each of three horizontal bands across the image.
Wednesday 08 Feb 2017
Aladdin Eye-Lite Bi: the tiny light that travels everywhere
RedShark Review: a diminutive light that weights under 2oz but could become your next indispensable cinematography tool.
Thursday 19 Jan 2017
How the Sundance Film Festival became so important
This year’s Sundance Film Festival starts today with a screening of Al Gore’s ‘An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power’. As such, it remains the only film festival that is held in a ski resort…in winter.
Monday 16 Jan 2017
A timelapse system that works unattended for months
A recent, successfully funded Kickstarter project promises solar-powered timelapse you can really just set and forget.
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.
Monday 20 Feb 2017
RedShark Live: How to shoot for HDR
Tune in here later today for a live show discussing all that’s good, fascinating and challenging about HDR. We’ll have expert guests in the studio and you’ll be able to interact with us in real-time.
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.
Tuesday 14 Feb 2017
Aaton announces Cantar Mini audio mixer/recorder
High-end ergonimics, high-end price. The company famous for putting a cat on your shoulder has announced a scaled-down version of its high-end Cantar X3 audio mixer-recorder.
Monday 13 Feb 2017
Cooke expands to increase production by 25%
Leicester-based lens manufacturer Cooke Optics has just opened a new 700sqm factory and is taking on 12 new staff in order to accommodate the demand for its new Cooke Panchro /i classic range of lenses. The new facilities should allow the company to increase lens production by 25%.
Tuesday 21 Feb 2017
Phantom Flex4K adds global shutter to high speed options
Purveyors of all things fast and awesome, Vision Research, has added a global shutter to its flagship Phantom Flex4K high speed camera in an all-new model, the Phantom Flex4K-GS.
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- Friday 17 Mar 2017 - (10381) It’s a kinda magic… The Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro review
- Tuesday 28 Mar 2017 - (8843) AMD’s Revolutionary Ryzen: Is this the chip to make you move from Intel?
- Thursday 23 Mar 2017 - (6753) New HDR Ninja Inferno breaks the $1000 barrier
- Wednesday 29 Mar 2017 - (11) Rampant Design releases new tools for Premiere Pro
- Wednesday 29 Mar 2017 - (1056) AMD's forthcoming Radeon RX Vega: greater GPU power at lower cost?
- Wednesday 29 Mar 2017 - (1042) Sony nails its colours to the live HDR mast
- Tuesday 28 Mar 2017 - (388) Some notable 360° video projects from the virtual front [sponsored]
- Tuesday 28 Mar 2017 - (928) RedShark exclusive video interview with Avid Chairman and CEO, Louis Hernandez Jr