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Filtering Your Look

Published in Production

A show’s look is a powerful storytelling cue that helps orient an audience to a story’s intended genre and tone. In general, comedies look sharper, bluer, and more immediate. Dramas look more diffused, warmer, and past tense. It is the cinematographer’s responsibility to create a look that is consistent with the program’s genre from the very first frame. In this article Barry Braveman looks at how this can be achieved. 

Epic killed by laser!

Published in Technology & Computing

Don't take your expensive camera to a laser show!

An elegantly arranged test between some well known digital cameras and an analogue one!

Seeing Red

Published in Business

There's always a moment when the harsh nature of reality is crystallised; when however hard you try, you can't pretend any more that things are OK.  For most people, this type of thing happens when they get their first credit card bill after Christmas. For Red, one imagines, their corporate hearts stopped for a moment last Tuesday, 30th October, when Sony revealed the scale of their new camera ecosystem.

Red EPIC monochrome captures Justin Timberlake!

Published in Production

RedShark contributor Freya's spotted what might be the first musical outing for the RED EPIC Monochrome, recently reviewed in these pages

Red Dragon Sensor: "More resolution than 65mm film..."

Published in Production

RedShark contributor Phil Rhodes pointed out something to me the other day that sounds obvious when you hear it: that camera makers never used to make film, and yet - if you can remember that far back - it is the film that determines the quality and feel of the photograph (and the lens, of course), not the camera

What better way to demonstrate the power of a new tablet than by asking it to edit RED 6K files in real time?


With REDs Dragon sensor grabbing most of the headlines, there was some very interesting tech launched by RED at NAB that you might have missed. Heres a roundup

When your showreel looks as good as this, you really don't have anything to prove. You don't have to convince anyone that your kit is good enough for the movies, because your showreel is the movies

This holiday we're re-running some of our most popular articles, in case you didn't see them the first time. Today: Electronics is so completely integrated now that building new equipment is just a matter of glueing together a few parts you can buy from the Internet. Is this true? And is this the biggest threat to traditional camera manufacturers? In this article, we investigate this, and the background to it, in detail

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