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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. David has worked with professional digital audio and video for the last 25 years.

Apple isn't going to make a 4K TV

Published in Business

The consensus now is that Apple is not going to make a TV.

How should we cover crowdfunded projects?

Published in Business

How we decide whether to cover a crowdfunded project

Cameras that work by themselves

Published in Technology & Computing

What happens when cameras become completely autonomous?

Dubai, jetpacks and 4K

Published in Production

Normally, any one of those words is enough to attract the attention of RedShark. Finding all three of them in one potential story was just too much to ignore.

The AJA CION in low light

Published in Production

There’s been a fair bit of controversy about the AJA CION. While its physical ergonomics are generally thought of as good, there’s been a far bit of discussion about the dynamic range of the camera. How does it perform in low light? Here's a glimpse.

How should we test cameras?

Published in Production

Which is better? Unblinking scientific testing, or judging the percieved quality of the image? How should we actually evaluate cameras?

Equipment for reproducing high end audio - so that you can actually hear the difference - is expensive. Would you buy Sony's top-end Walkman?

What a difference a decade makes

Published in Technology & Computing

The technological progress we've made in a decade is simply staggering and all the signs are that the rate of change is only on the increase.

The DSLR revolution is finally over

Published in Production

DSLRs kicked off the large-sensor video revolution. Will anyone be using them in a few years time?

The Sony PXW-X160s hidden feature: Variable ND Filter

Published in Production

Sony's new continuous ND filter is like having a completely new degree of control over your video shooting

Mobile broadband speeds have increased tenfold with 4G. For video users, this is transformative

Why do we even bother shooting high quality footage when satellite and terrestrial broadcast compression throws it all away?

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