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How do you make the right choice from the plethora of good cameras available today? Especially if you want to make a film on your own.

RedShark Technical Editor Phil Rhodes profiles Monocle, a new utility from ClipToolz that converts raw color into a black-and-white result that approaches a 'true' monochromatic image.

Arri Alexa, LOMO, and Trent Reznor

Published in Production

DP Linus Sandgren put vintage lenses on the Arri Alexa for Ice Age, the new video for Trent Reznor’s How to Destroy Angels.

Making sense of Sensors - part 2

Published in Technology & Computing

As we saw in my previous article on sensor technology, we can now build sensors with enormous numbers attached to them - if not trivially, at least reliably. Given that current 4K sensors are more than adequate to replace 35mm film in terms of sheer resolution, we need to be careful about turning this into a numbers game.

Popular though the Arri Alexa is, some people have been deterred from recording the Raw output by the requirement for the camera to be tethered to an outboard recorder which sometimes cost as much to rent as the camera itself! RedShark contributor Freya reports

NAB is about more than just cameras

Published in Technology & Computing

RedShark News contributor Rakesh Malik reminds us that there's more to NAB than cameras, highlighting some technology demos that caught his eye.

Could cameras like the AJA CION usher in a return to capturing great images in-camera? Simon Wyndham investigates.

F55: Where does it fit?

Published in Production

Phil Rhodes holds an F55 for the first time and tells us where he thinks it fits in the digital cinematography marketplace

IBC 2012: Roger Deakins on the Arri Alexa

Published in Production

We're pretty sure Arri doesn't need any help from us to sell their popular Alexa cameras, but we found this clip from an Arri-staged event at IBC 2012 that features Roger Deakins, the award-winning Chief Cinematographer on Skyfall.

We predict two camera trends for NAB 2015

Published in Articles

Now is a good time to make a few tentative predictions about the year ahead, just before NAB comes along and proves me completely wrong

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