The Sony A7S has an extraordinary dynamic range

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Sony's A7S has a low noise floor which helps it to achieve Sony's claimed 15.3 stops (at least with still shots - and it's not far from that with video). But what does this look like?

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...

So, why does Oblivion look so good?

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We breakdown the digital workflow of the 2012 blockbuster Oblivion, from camera choice to home distribution.

Zeiss NAB Showcase Video

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Not quite ready to put NAB 2013 in the books? Then here's a treat, courtesy of Zeiss: the company's NAB 2013 highlight reel, showcasing new compact zoom and anamorphic lenses!

Does Medium Format video make sense?

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With the release of what is probably the first affordable Medium Format digital still camera by Pentax, it makes us wonder whether Medium Format video is a thing that makes any sense

Compact Flash goes super speed with CFast 2.0

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The mystery memory card format to be used by the Arri Amira is revealed it all its glory by Sandisk with their new range of super fast cards

Testing the ARRI AMIRA in the real world - Part III

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In the third of our exclusive ARRI AMIRA video diaries, Mark McCarthy and Sparky Film decide to really test its capabilities out and make a short film.

Opinion: Impressions of the new cameras from NAB

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After days of walking the convention floor, Rakesh Malik reflects on the new cameras that were featured at NAB 2015.

 ARRI's intriguing new ENG camera made another tantalizing appearance recently in London. RedShark's Phil Rhodes was there

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

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