Thursday 05 Jan 2017
If you’re wondering about 8K workflows, this might help
Recently we've been working with RED and G-Technology to look at some of the issues surrounding working with greater than 4K resolutions. This time, we're looking at workflows.
Tuesday 10 Jan 2017
RED Helium is the "best sensor ever" according to DxO
RED's Helium sensor is so good that it's miles ahead of other cameras. So says a new report from image experts DxO
Friday 17 Mar 2017
It’s a kinda magic… The Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro review
Blackmagic has an excellent reputation for incorporating user feedback into the latest iterations of its cameras and, with the addition of NDI filters and some really well thought-out ergonomics, the $6000 Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro carries on the tradition. All in all, it is a lot of camera for the money.
Friday 10 Mar 2017
What Pro Mac users really want is just a simple, powerful box
We’ve run a few articles recently about the direction Apple seems to be taking and are reaching the inescapable conclusion that the company that invented the iPhone is being consumed by consumers. “Pro” doesn’t seem to matter any more, “Thin” does. So, where does that leave us?
Friday 24 Feb 2017
Sony mirrorless cameras’ secret super power: Clear Image Zoom
Want to turn a prime lens into a zoom and still keep the sharpness of the image consistent? Sony has a trick for that.
Monday 27 Feb 2017
Panasonic GH5 noise reduction appears to be spectacular
The first thing we noticed when we saw the GH5 at a press preview was that it had very low noise in comparison its predecessor. This video from Andrew Dean seems to prove it.
Saturday 11 Mar 2017
The long-term storage to end all long-term storage
RedShark Replay: How long do you want to keep your data safe and secure? How does 13.8 billion years sound?
Tuesday 24 Jan 2017
The new Canon EOS C700 impresses in the field
Brett Danton shot the highly-regarded C300 Mark II launch film in Greece which won an ACS award for cinematography. His current project ramps things up yet further and involves one of the first uses in anger of the new $28,000 Canon EOS C700. Initial feedback is very positive.
Sunday 05 Mar 2017
61 years ago the biggest industry advance ever was revealed at NAB
RedShark Replay: In case you think some of the announcements we hear nowadays are game-changing, here's a look back at a truly groundbreaking one from 61 years ago that changed broadcast television forever. And that's no hype. By Phillip Moss.
Thursday 02 Mar 2017
Blackmagic's powerful new URSA Mini Pro - shipping immediately!
The powerful new $5995 Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro takes all that was good about the original URSA Mini and builds on it with dedicated controls, a truly interchangeable lens mount, integrated ND filters, and a good deal more - and it's shipping immediately.
Friday 03 Feb 2017
The cameras that will dominate the industry in 2017
2017 promises to be an exciting time for DSLR and Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Cameras, with 4K being the driving force behind the latest budget and prosumer platforms. So what's on the horizon? George Shaw takes a speculative look into the near future.
Tuesday 07 Feb 2017
Sony launches documentary film contest [sponsored]
We don’t normally cover film competitions, but this new Sony European one is worthy of note mainly because the prizes are so good: the winner gets a FS7 II while the runner up gets an a7S II.
Friday 27 Jan 2017
819200 ISO: Is the Pentax KP the new low-light champion?
If you want a good yardstick for technological progress in cameras, their increasing capability in low light shows just how fast development is progressing. And while the Pentax KP might be limited on the video side compared to some of its peers, a 819200 ISO in a $1099 unit is astonishing.
Monday 30 Jan 2017
Røde marks 50th birthday celebrations with 5 new mics
Technically it was Røde owner Freedman Electronics celebrating its big five oh, but in launching five new mics, including the first ambisonic unit badged under new acquisition Soundfield, it managed to spread the celebratory mood a bit further than usual.
Friday 17 Feb 2017
Transform Your Video With Light Leak Overlays (+ Freebie Inside) [sponsored]
Want to liven up your footage in post? Try adding some light leak overlays to your video editing arsenal. These versatile drag-and-drop elements can make a world of difference.
Friday 30 Dec 2016
GoPro rival first to launch 4K 60fps action cam
Chinese developer Yi Technologies has teased a new 4K action camera ahead of CES which it claims will be the first to shoot at 60 frames a second.
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Tuesday 10 Jan 2017
The Panasonic FZ80: 4K for under $400
It’s not all GH5. Anyone in the market for a 4K stills photo and 4K video point and shoot camera with telephoto capabilities should perhaps take a close look at the Panasonic Lumix FZ80 —especially when you consider it will retail for less than $400.
Monday 13 Mar 2017
Spectacular footage from Australia shows exactly how good the Canon C700 is
The EOS C700 is Canon's no-compromise, high-end, cinematography camera. Here's some of the first available footage from it, shot by Brett Danton, in a spectacular fashion. Australian sun, luxury cars, shot from a speeding helicopter. What's not to like?
Wednesday 04 Jan 2017
Panasonic reveals the GH5: and it’s a stunner
The $2000 Panasonic GH5, launched on Wednesday at CES, is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera with 4K 60p/50p recording, and 4:2:2 10-bit shooting in 4K at up to 30p. With an additional 6K Photo Mode, it looks like an incredibly powerful all-rounder.
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- Monday 13 Mar 2017 - (7284) Spectacular footage from Australia shows exactly how good the Canon C700 is
- Thursday 23 Mar 2017 - (6025) New HDR Ninja Inferno breaks the $1000 barrier
- Sunday 26 Mar 2017 - (380) The Air Selfie: Just a toy or a serious drone?
- Sunday 26 Mar 2017 - (5715) 3 ways to help if you have to use a different NLE
- Saturday 25 Mar 2017 - (1099) New Sony Digital Filter app emulates ND filter
- Friday 24 Mar 2017 - (1876) The state of the market for SSDs: March 2017
- Friday 24 Mar 2017 - (1430) How buying the right camera is a good long-term investment