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Phil Rhodes

Phil Rhodes

Phil Rhodes is a Cinematographer, Technologist, Writer and above all Communicator. Never afraid to speak his mind, and always worth listening to, he's a frequent contributor to RedShark.

There's some amazing and rather beautiful science called for when we scale video and convert frame rates. This rather technical-sounding subject turns out to be a fascinating story.

The classic redhead light goes LED

Published in Production

Phil Rhodes looks at Photon Beard's modern update on a classic lighting instrument.

Could simulated skylights work for film production?

Published in Production

Phil Rhodes profiles a CoeLux, a new simulated skylight marketed to hotels and upscale residences, and explores whether such a product could be utilized for filmmaking.

RedShark Technical Editor, Phil Rhodes, reviews the ColorEdge CG318 32in 4K monitor from Eizo and determines its suitability for film professionals and whether it's worth the hefty price tag. The clue is in the title...

Remembering Technicolor Dye Transfer Printing

Published in Technology & Computing

Phil Rhodes shares a wonderful video on the now-defunct Technicolor process of dye transfer printing and fills us in on a bit of its history.

Phil Rhodes continues our series on kitting out your brand new DSLR so that it has the same functionality as your old, trusty video camera. In part two, all about baseplates and power.

We take a look at Cinemartin's Cinec 4 transcoding tool and whether it's worth a premium over lower-cost and free options.

So you have a lovely new Sony Alpha 7S or a Panasonic GH4? Congratulations. But what exactly do you need to pair them with to get the functionality you’re used to out of your old traditional camera. Phil Rhodes kicks off a four-part series with a look at what you might require.

Phil Rhodes, RedShark Technical Editor, takes a trip to Pinewood and the BSC Expo to check out the latest gear for productions with a healthy budgets.

In the wake of the Atomos Shogun 4K recorder's first significant firmware update, RedShark News Technical Editor Phil Rhodes weighs in on the red-hot device.

Sony's FS7 is an important and innovative 4K camera. RedShark Technical Editor Phil Rhodes puts it through its paces.

Kicking off a new RedShark mini-series, Phil Rhodes considers the state of the art of the current viewfinder market and finds it lagging quite a way behind modern camera capabilities.

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