This holiday we're re-running some of our most popular articles, in case you didn't see them the first time. Toda, we're drilling down to the essence of the difference between analogue and digital. Here's Phil Rhodes' take on this persistent question. It's a fascinating read, and is pretty definitive on the subject.
Where's the best source for 4K material? Old films. Blackmagic brings down the cost of film scanning
(This was an incredibly popular article when we ran it originally this year. In case you missed it, here's another chance to read it). It just won’t go away, will it? However much you can prove with specifications that digital video is indisputably better than film, there’s a stubborn feeling that there’s more to it than the simple-to-prove facts. We think we've identified one, subtle, process that helps film to store more visible information than digital.
Film is back! People are actually designing and making film cameras again. And this one uses accessible film stock - Super 8mmm
Guest author Pavan Deep tells us why he prefers to shoot film, even when editing and finishing digitally.