Tuesday 13 Dec 2016
GoPro’s HERO5 Black advanced controls make it a winner
RedShark Review: We don’t need another Hero? Well, actually we do if it comes in the shape of the $399 GoPro HERO5 Black, which has the same sensor and slightly better picture quality than its predecessor but offers a radically improved user experience as soon as you start heading in to the advanced controls.
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.
Tuesday 14 Feb 2017
DJI Osmo Mobile: good run and gun on a budget?
RedShark Review: The DJI Osmo Mobile is capable of turning your smartphone into a true run-and-gun or B-cam option, which is an impressive feat for a $299 piece of hardware.
Sunday 08 Jan 2017
Panasonic Lumix GH5 4K 50/60p test footage
During a trip to Japan with Panasonic back in November/December last year, Steven Clarey was lucky enough to be able to travel around with a pre-production model of the new Lumix GH5. These are the results.
Friday 23 Dec 2016
Christmas gifts for the camera crew
Throughout history many cultures have historically found several good reasons for a feast, with associated drinking and gift-giving, in the middle of a long, grim winter. Phil Rhodes has found his own: the desire for new camera kit that works the way it should do. Here begins his fantasy wish-list of the things he'd like to find gift-wrapped under his tree in the near future.
Wednesday 04 Jan 2017
Where the Panasonic GH5 excels: in detail
The Panasonic GH5 represents a significant upgrade over the previous GH4, which is all the more impressive given that its very popular successor isn’t even three years old yet. Here, in detail, are all the upgrades and improvements.
Monday 06 Feb 2017
PTZ cameras have grown up: now they do broadcast quality and beyond (sponsored)
PTZ cameras have grown up. Today, they’re capable of broadcast quality and are ideal for cost-effective, space-conscious studios and a wide range of other applications. They’re certainly not to be confused with security cameras.
Saturday 18 Feb 2017
SLR Magic's Anamorphot primes: anamorphic on a (relative) budget
RedShark Review: The new Anamorphot lenses from SLR Magic offer that sought-after anamorphic character at reasonable prices.
Thursday 12 Jan 2017
Avoiding fringing when chroma keying for virtual sets: How to pass the acid test [sponsored]
One of the fundamental elements required in an increasing amount of productions nowadays is the ability to pull a good key off the source material in a live environment and combine it with a virtual environment.
Monday 09 Jan 2017
About that CGI Peter Cushing in Star Wars: Rogue One...
The most recent cinematic foray into the Star Wars universe resurrects Peter Cushing's Tarkin from the original films, but did the computer generated version of the beloved actor span the dreaded Uncanny Valley? By Joe Foster.
Thursday 01 Dec 2016
Big Lightworks news: Version 14 public beta is released with a new User Interface
Deftly avoiding any superstitious sensibilities by jumping directly from version 12 to 14, the new version of Lightworks comes with a new user interface.
Thursday 02 Feb 2017
The spectacular Zeiss Cinema Zoom lenses: video review
Mark McCarthy from Sparky Film is back with another exclusive video review for RedShark, this time of the elegant new Zeiss Cinema Zoom lenses.
Tuesday 07 Feb 2017
Blackmagic releases two new Studio Cameras
As well as the new web broadcast gear, Blackmagic Design has expanded its Studio Camera line-up with two new battery-less models that are not only lighter and cheaper but easier to ship around.
Friday 20 Jan 2017
Metabones announces fifth generation EF To E mount adapters
It’s been five years since Metabones announced the first electronic EF to E mount adapters and the company has marked that anniversary with four new releases.
Tuesday 31 Jan 2017
The Asus Tinker Board: should you get one?
With double the RAM, a 4K capable GPU, and a processor nearly twice as fast as the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, the Asus Tinker Board has home brew media appliance geeks battling it out in the comments sections of tech blogs. The potential is certainly impressive.
Tuesday 24 Jan 2017
Razer Blade GTX 1060 review: why stop at gaming?
At anywhere between $1800 and $2700 the new Razer Blade laptop isn’t cheap, but this is one of those happy times when you very much get what you pay for: it is deeply impressive.
Thursday 15 Dec 2016
Peter Gabriel's ‘So’ and the limitations of vinyl
RedShark Replay: Peter Gabriel’s iconic ‘So’ was one of the records that had a high-profile half-speed vinyl remaster treatment in 2016, but the 1986 original highlighted one of the many drawbacks of the format.
Monday 30 Jan 2017
AI editing is already here. So, how do we cope with it?
In editing, as elsewhere, AI offers both intriguing possibilities and huge potential pitfalls. Perhaps though the biggest issue that we face is that AI editing is already here, and it is getting better and better all the time.
Wednesday 01 Feb 2017
The GoPro Karma Drone is reborn
GoPro has just announced that its Karma drone has returned to the market after initially being recalled in a blizzard of bad publicity in November 2016.
Thursday 22 Dec 2016
Avid amps up cloud collaboration with ProTools 12.7
The Pro Tools conveyer keeps on rolling on, v12.7 being the seventh consecutive quarterly Pro Tools release since Avid introduced Avid All Access Plans and Cloud Subscriptions. Its got some good stuff in it, mind.
- Friday 17 Feb 2017 - (17677) Panasonic GH5 Review: the first full hands-on report
- Sunday 19 Feb 2017 - (12218) The dramatic ways that technology has changed editing
- Friday 17 Feb 2017 - (5932) Transform Your Video With Light Leak Overlays (+ Freebie Inside) [sponsored]
- Tuesday 14 Feb 2017 - (5923) DJI Osmo Mobile: good run and gun on a budget?
- Saturday 18 Feb 2017 - (5440) SLR Magic's Anamorphot primes: anamorphic on a (relative) budget
- Thursday 23 Feb 2017 - (78) First look at Varicam Pure 4K raw footage
- Thursday 23 Feb 2017 - (333) SmallHD takes its first steps into OLED
- Wednesday 22 Feb 2017 - (953) Sony claims world’s fastest flash memory
- Wednesday 22 Feb 2017 - (1068) Fujifilm releases radical new MK lenses
- Tuesday 21 Feb 2017 - (992) Phantom Flex4K adds global shutter to high speed options