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David Shapton

David Shapton

David is the Editor In Chief of RedShark Publications. He's been a professional columnist and author since 1998, when he started writing for the European Music Technology magazine Sound on Sound. In his day job, David has worked with professional digital audio and video for the last 25 years.

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Development of the AJA Cion camera said to have taken 4 years and preceded the Ki Pro Quad

The 4K paradox

Published in Technology

On the face of it, 4K is a done deal. But is it?

 Sony's new A7s is a well thought out 4K-capable camera. Sony briefed us, giving some more information

NAB 2014: Atomos targets 4K with Shogun recorder

Published in Production

Right up to, well, now actually, Atomos has said that while it was looking at 4K, no 4K products were imminent because HD is still the current paradigm. Today, that all changes, as Atomos moves upwards from the HD era by announcing a totally new product that is natively capable of 4K.

Atomos is one of the best examples of a company that rides the wave of new technology. As soon as a new function or capability becomes possible at a sensible price point, Atomos jumps on it and makes a product.

Sony announces F5 upgrade path to F55 and new A7s full frame 5K DSLR - and reveals a new, confident stragety for media production at their 2014 NAB press conference

RedShark at NAB 2014

Published in Business

RedShark's at NAB in a big way this year - you'll see our banners everywhere! And it's your chance to meet the team!

The future of video is much, more more than 4K or 8K. Much more than pixels and more than screens. The future of video is here, in this article

WD always seems to be one of the first to bring out ultra portable drives with decent capacity and new connectivity. Their Passport Pro drives are nicely designed and rugged enough for lugging around between gigs

How to fit a round Mac Pro into a square rack

Published in Technology


Now you can rackmount the new circular Mac Pro, and plug in PCIe expansion cards.

The Apertus Axiom Prototype, the "proof of concept" camera for the open source camera project, has sprung into life, giving the world some enticing early-stage moving pictures, and, in doing so, effectively saying "you can get excited about this project now"

Why is there such a huge difference in the price of some cameras, which might both be supposedly "Cinema Quality"?

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