RedShark News - Production Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:18:22 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb The problems of security for journalists in the field The problems of security for journalists in the field

The news about the shooting of TV journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward in the US state of Virginia yesterday was sickening. As Andrew Johnstone writes though, violence against journalists is a global issue.

  • Security
  • Safety
  • Violence
  • Guns
    Guest Author Production Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:00:00 +0000
    Testing the ARRI AMIRA in the real world No sparring necessary

    In the second of our exclusive ARRI AMIRA video diaries, Mark McCarthy uses the camera in a field he knows inside out and is rather delighted with the results.

    • Arri
    • Arri Amira
    • Testing Cameras
    • Documentary
      Mark McCarthy Production Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:30:00 +0000
      Inside the ground-breaking Apertus open source camera Apertus Gamma

      As the Apertus camera teeters on the verge of being produced, Rakesh Malik chronicles the progress to date of the project which is committed to bringing the first production-ready open source camera to market.

      • Apertus
      • Open Source Hardware
      • Open Source Camera
      • 4K
      • crowdfunding
        Rakesh Malik Production Thu, 27 Aug 2015 07:00:00 +0000
        Canon launches stunning new 4K zoom The impressive new CJ12ex4.3B

        Canon has a new unit out, the CJ12ex4.3B, a new 2/3” portable 4K zoom lens with the world’s widest focal length, an ultra, ultra wide angle 4.3mm.

        • Canon
        • Canon Lenses
        • lenses
        • 4K lenses
        • Broadcast
        • 2/3
          Andy Stout, European Editor Production Tue, 25 Aug 2015 07:00:00 +0000
          Gorgeous Hyperlapse of Los Angeles Los Angeles Hyperlapse

          We don't publish Hyperlapse films unless they're really stunning. And this one is...

          • Hyperlapse
          • Vadim Tereshchenco
          • Los Angeles
          • timelapse
          • Time Lapse
          • Hyper Lapse
            David Shapton Production Mon, 24 Aug 2015 18:00:00 +0000
            Blackmagic lowers camera prices and brings back 3G Mini Converters,-ursa-viewfinders-shipping-and-new-firmware,-ursa-viewfinders-shipping-and-new-firmware Return of the old guard...

            Blackmagic is cutting prices on its HD and UHD Studio cameras, prepping its URSA cameras for the arrival of the URSA Viewfinder, and bringing back its 3G Mini Converter range at a lower price point. Phil Rhodes & Patrick Taylor report.

            • Blackmagic
            • Ursa
            • Ursa Mini
            • Firmware update
            • URSA Viewfinder
            • IBC2015
              RedShark News Staff Production Mon, 24 Aug 2015 12:00:00 +0000
              Panasonic GH4 Anamorphic mode in low light scenes Flickering Hearts

              Flickering Hearts: Kevin Luiz of Capion Studio extends his exploration of the Panasonic GH4's anamorphic mode, this time taking us into low light territory.

              • Panasonic gh4
              • Anamorphic
              • Odyssey 7Q+
              • Atomos Shogun
                Kevin Luiz Production Mon, 24 Aug 2015 07:00:00 +0000
                Does 4K mark the beginning of the end for manual focussing? 4K Focussing

                Increased resolution means hitting focus is more critical than ever. But have advancements in resolution outstripped our ability to determine when an image is in sharp focus?

                • 4K
                • Focus
                • Focus pulling
                • 8K
                • Cinematography
                • Alexa
                • Mission Impossible
                  Simon Wyndham Production Sat, 22 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0000
                  DxO ONE: Connecting a 'DSLR-quality' compact camera to your iPhone DxO ONE

                  In what is becoming a bit of a trend among name brand companies, technological solutions are popping up for filmmakers that use the screen and electronics of our smartphones in tandem with third-party hardware.

                  • DxO
                  • DxO One
                  • DXOMARK
                  • iPhone
                  • Apple
                  • Sennheiser
                  • ClipMic
                    Patrick Jong Taylor Production Fri, 21 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0000
                    DJI releases HD video drone specifically for beginner fliers Standard flier...

                    We’ve detailed recently the hoops you have to go through to get a professional drone license nowadays, but for those that just want to shoot some video for their own use, DJI has just released the $799 Phantom 3 Standard.

                    • DJI
                    • DJI Phantom 3
                    • drones
                    • UAVs
                      Andy Stout, European Editor Production Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:00:00 +0000