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In a statement released today (and reproduced below in full) ARRI has announced that its Amira camera will can be upgraded to record UHD (not 4K) internally, as UHDProRes

Varicam "Image Rivals Alexa"

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" My opinion is that for high end work it's the best 4k solution in terms of color/tone/latitude." says, Thatcher Kelley, one of the cameramen on the VariCam demo shoot

Major new software upgrade for ARRI ALEXA

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One of the best things about modern cameras is that they just keep getting better - even after you've bought them, they just keep getting better

More details on the ARRI Amira

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I spoke to the ARRI Amira product manager for the new camera to confirm a few things. While some of this is available from ARRI's website, I just wanted to go over the most important things here

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.

Which is more important - the DOP or the Camera?

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Why would someone specify a camera before they chose the cinematographer? David Read despairs...

Phil Rhodes on the Alexa 65

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RedShark Technical Editor Phil Rhodes shares his thoughts on ARRI's announcement of its 65mm 6.5k Alexa 65, including why ARRI hasn't made a super35 4K camera, likely uses for the camera, and a quick run of the numbers.

A clever little anamorphic adaptor opens up new possibilities for the ARRI Alexa

 Here's another chance to read this great article by Phil Rhodes on why cameras need global shutters. Cheaper, cinematic cameras come with a cost - they tend to have Rolling Shutters, which means that rapid movement can be skewed. The ability to buy cameras with global shutters at all price points can't come soon enough, according to Phil Rhodes

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

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