Friday 09 Jun 2017
Should AR really stand for Apple Reality?
After Apple announced a developer’s kit for Augmented Reality at WWDC 17, is the inflection point for AR/VR now within sight? Or is mass market AR and VR beyond even Cupertino's famous reality distortion field?
Wednesday 26 Apr 2017
Fixing audio with iZotope RX 6 Advanced
RedShark Review: iZotope’s RX audio editor received an upgrade just in time for NAB. It repairs, restores and enhances audio and is frequently used to fix sub-par audio in post production.
Thursday 01 Jun 2017
KitSplit makes your camera gear work harder for you [sponsored]
KitSplit is a new concept in the camera gear rentals market: one where owners can safely rent their gear out when they’re not using it.
Saturday 22 Apr 2017
Pond5 partners with Adobe in new stock footage deal
The first fruit of Pond5’s Global Partner Program is almost the definition of a win-win, and should see Adobe CC users gain access to an enhanced library of video clips, while clip creators themselves get to access a fecund global marketplace.
Tuesday 11 Apr 2017
AJA slashes $1000 off Ki Pro Ultra
AJA’s well-regarded 4K powerhouse recorder and player can now be picked up for $2995.
Friday 31 Mar 2017
Nvidia's Xavier shows what you can do with a *really* powerful chip
Nvidia and Intel developing their highest grade chips to drive autonomous cars will give a boost to the seemingly inevitable concept of turning vehicles from transport cages to multimedia zones. What the tiny supercomputer can also be used for is perhaps more important.
Wednesday 26 Apr 2017
Colorfront updates Transkoder for 2017 and HDR
Colorfront releases a new version of its Transkoder and makes it more capable of more things than ever. Freya Black is seriously impressed.
Friday 07 Apr 2017
First Impressions: Really Right Stuff Versa Series 2 Tripod
RedShark Review: Really Right Stuff already has a reputation among photographers for making some of the best gear in the business. On the basis of its TVC-24, its carbon fibre tripods only serve to enhance that.
Wednesday 14 Jun 2017
Want to know how Canon's Dual Pixel Autofocus works?
If you do, then Canon USA has a video for you that shows how autofocus went from 'the function that shall not be named' among professional cinematographers to a cutting edge tool that can really deliver.
Friday 24 Mar 2017
How buying the right camera is a good long-term investment
There’s a widespread feeling that camera purchases are increasingly transient and that they’re only to be seen as short-term investments. But the reality is different.
Thursday 01 Jun 2017
Atlas Orion and the golden age of lenses
Atlas launched its range of newly-designed anamorphic lenses at NAB and they look set to turn heads again as Cinegear kicks off in LA today.
Tuesday 23 May 2017
Magix Software upgrades SpectraLayers Pro
RedShark Review: Now being developed by the Magix Software team, Version 4 offers Pro Tools integration and concentrates on workflow improvements.
Friday 24 Mar 2017
Metabones’ latest addition to its Speed Booster series: the PL To Sony E-mount
Metabones’ website is showing the latest addition to its Speed Booster series for Sony E-Mount, the PL to Sony E-mount Cine Speed Booster ULTRA 0.71x.
Thursday 22 Jun 2017
What is the best action camera to have in your kitbag?
If you ask anyone about action cameras, and the best one to buy, the vast majority of people would say one word: GoPro. But, as the saying goes, other action cam alternatives are available, and some of them are quietly compelling.
Thursday 30 Mar 2017
Sony highlights flagship system camera HDC-4800 at CABSAT [video]
At last week's CABSAT 2017 we caught up with Peter Kyriakos & Takuma Wada from Sony Professional Solutions MEA who gave us some insight into the importance of the region and also the company's new 4K super slo-mo, high frame rate HDC-4800 system camera.
Wednesday 07 Jun 2017
This is why film is better than digital - and it’s not what you think
Viewing a collection of 35mm slides from the late 50s and early 60s reminded me of how good today’s cameras have to be — and one way in which they will never be as good.
Sunday 23 Apr 2017
VR: a technology still on the verge at NAB
Notes from Vegas. Phil Rhodes gets the sense from NAB that VR hasn't moved forward from the ‘this is the next big thing’ stage to actually doing anything concrete about it. Surprisingly, there seems to be some uncertainty about HDR too.
Friday 19 May 2017
RedShark West Coast writers wanted
The RedShark team is off to Cinegear in Los Angeles in a couple of weeks and I just wanted to mention that we are looking for new writers in the US, particularly on the West Coast.
Monday 19 Jun 2017
More additions to the Panavision DXL cinema camera ecosystem
The Panavision DXL camera system is a clever adaptation of existing technology to make something special and unique. And it's a system that's still expanding too.
Sunday 14 May 2017
A 35mm film adapter could breathe new life into old Instamatic cameras. But why would you want this?
When someone figured out how to adapt an old Instamatic to take 35mm film, the only thing I could think was: just because you can do a thing, doesn't mean you should.
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- Saturday 17 Jun 2017 - (8614) Just in case you doubted that 8K video is the new still photography...
- Friday 16 Jun 2017 - (7831) 5 Tips from top Colorist Warren Eagles
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- Friday 23 Jun 2017 - (360) AJA is now shipping its Ki Pro Ultra Plus
- Friday 23 Jun 2017 - (751) Audio makes video better [sponsored]
- Thursday 22 Jun 2017 - (1057) Sound Forge Pro Mac 3: new plugins and fabulous support for filmmakers
- Thursday 22 Jun 2017 - (2244) What is the best action camera to have in your kitbag?
- Thursday 22 Jun 2017 - (1034) Adobe swoops for SkyBox to ramp up 360 toolset