Monday 17 Apr 2017
Light L16 camera to ship in July and look like this
Light’s revolutionary but delayed 52 megapixel 16 lens camera is going to ship on July 14th and this is the final locked down design that will be going into production.
Saturday 17 Jun 2017
Just in case you doubted that 8K video is the new still photography...
Extracting still frames from 8K video is - in a sense - the ultimate in still photography. Here's a videofrom Vincent Laforet, a master of both arts, showing just how good this new technique is going to be.
Saturday 29 Apr 2017
RedShark Awards winners for NAB 2017
Here are the winners of the RedShark awards for NAB 2017. Before we dive into the results, I’d like to thank everyone who wrote to us to nominate their products. Not everyone can win because there’s a finite number of awards, and to win one calls for something exceptional. And these winners are all exceptional.
Friday 16 Jun 2017
5 Tips from top Colorist Warren Eagles
Relationships between DPs and Colorists can often be fraught and full of tensions but, as noted freelance colorist Warren Eagles writes, it really doesn't have to be that way. Here are five things Colorists can do to ease the pain.
Wednesday 31 May 2017
Canon gets the price right with the new EOS C200
Well, we thought this was coming. Canon just announced the C200. It’s a camera that — we’re told by Canon — fits in between the C100 and the C300 MK II, but which has the C700’s sensor. And it's £7699/€9229
Thursday 18 May 2017
AMD Ryzen Threadripper: 16-core monster coming this summer
With Ryzen already making serious inroads into Intel’s market, AMD has just upped the stakes massively with the revelation of its new forthcoming 16-core Threadripper. Game on!
Tuesday 11 Apr 2017
Davinci Resolve grading is transformed by new Blackmagic control surfaces
RedShark Review: Brett Danton tried out the new Blackmagic Davinci Resolve grading panels and, within five minutes, was wondering how he had ever lived without them. This does for Resolve what the Wacom tablet did for Photoshop.
Tuesday 04 Apr 2017
Apple is planning a brand new, modular Mac Pro
Phil Schiller, Apple’s SVP of worldwide marketing, told reporters at a recent roundtable held at Apple’s Machine Shop hardware prototyping lab that the company is “completely rethinking the Mac Pro.”
Friday 31 Mar 2017
Is the new Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro a killer camera for news?
Does Blackmagic's recent unveiling of the Ursa Mini Pro effectively make it the first decent new entrant to the ENG camera market in years?
Saturday 03 Jun 2017
New Panasonic AU-EVA1 will have 5.7K RAW output and cost less than $8000
I’ve almost lost count of the times I’ve heard video makers say to me “If only Panasonic would make a camera somewhere between the GH5 and the VariCam LT cameras." Now it has.
Friday 21 Apr 2017
Hands on with the surprise new Sony a9 mirrorless camera
Ned Soltz was one of the first people in the world to try Sony’s surprise new mirrorless camera, the high-end a9, in an eight-hour shoot in New York. He’s impressed with what he found.
Sunday 26 Mar 2017
3 ways to help if you have to use a different NLE
RedShark Replay: These days, editors may often find themselves having to work on different NLEs for different projects. Switching can be a difficult process, but Peter Haas has three strategies to ease the pain.
Monday 03 Apr 2017
8K cameras and screens are here. It’s time to think about working with 8K [sponsored]
Everything about 8K is big: screens, file sizes, data rates. All of these are typically four times bigger than 4K and sixteen times bigger than HD. This does almost literally mean that working with 8K can be sixteen times harder than working with HD. At the very least, you’re going to need a very powerful workstation with a very serious graphics card (GPU).
Monday 12 Jun 2017
HP’s Omen Accelerator will boost your laptop’s graphics
HP’s new external Omen Accelerator graphics dock might come from a gaming heritage but should provide a powerful boost to anyone in need of a GPU. And that includes editors.
Wednesday 19 Apr 2017
Sony's surprise new Alpha 9 full frame 4K mirrorless camera
Sony held a worldwide press announcement in New York on Wednesday to showcase its surprise new high-end full frame mirrorless camera, the a9, as well as the equally unexpected G Master 100-400mm lens.
Saturday 22 Apr 2017
Atomos has a really big announcement: The Sumo is a 19" HDR recording monitor
A leap for Atomos into large-scale HDR monitoring
Monday 15 May 2017
Could you use the new Wacom Intuos Pro for video editing?
RedShark Review: Wacom tablets have been synonymous with graphic design for decades and with its new Intuous Pro setting a whole new benchmark, can you adapt it to become a (comparatively) cheap NLE control surface?
Friday 12 May 2017
This is the best showreel made by an individual that we've ever seen
If you're thinking of making a showreel, this is the standard to aim for...
Monday 24 Apr 2017
AMD launches extremely fast Radeon Pro Duo dual-GPU graphics card
Billed as the world’s first dual-GPU graphics card designed for professionals, the Polaris-architecture-based Radeon Pro Duo claims performance up to double that of competing cards.
Tuesday 04 Apr 2017
Here’s Your Chance to Win a Panasonic Lumix GH5 Camera and More [sponsored]
Enter now and you could win $5,000 worth of filmmaking goodies!
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- Friday 23 Jun 2017 - (457) AJA is now shipping its Ki Pro Ultra Plus
- Friday 23 Jun 2017 - (862) Audio makes video better [sponsored]
- Thursday 22 Jun 2017 - (1143) Sound Forge Pro Mac 3: new plugins and fabulous support for filmmakers
- Thursday 22 Jun 2017 - (2393) What is the best action camera to have in your kitbag?