Phil Rhodes argues that we're almost at the post-scarcity point with cameras where the equipment is so uniformly excellent that, if the end results don't look good, it's down to the user.

We have become so used to technological progress with mainstream video cameras being dizzyingly relentless that it’s almost a shock to come across a field where the dominant models are two years old and, as yet, there are no new ones on the horizon.

It's official: Canon confirms EOS 5D Mark IV spec

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As widely predicted, Canon has released details of its new $3499 / £3399 street price EOS 5D Mark IV canera body, and the official spec sheets tally with what has been leaked so far — in other words, that 4K 30fps MJPEG rumour is true.

How upgradeable is your camera?

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You won’t find this information on your camera’s spec sheet. But it needs to be there.

With the recent news that the new ARRI ALEXA SXT uses the same sensor as its prececessor, we ask whether innovation in cameras is slowing down

An accelerated evolution and a highly competitive market has helped ensure that cameras themselves are excellent now, but what about everything else? Phil Rhodes, RedShark's Technical Editor, gives his views ahead of the start of NAB.

RedShark reveals The New F from Sony tomorrow

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Tomorrow morning, at 8:00am in London, 4:00 in New York, 1:00 AM in Los Angeles, we'll bring you the news of Sony's new product or products. 

NAB, which is without any question the time and place each year when the biggest announcements are made, is only three weeks away. We'll be there in force, bringing you the most important stories. Meanwhile, it's useful to see what others are predicting at the show

These days you often find that the most cutting-edge technology is in our smartphones and not our cameras. But the professional and the consumer markets do cross-fertilise, and it benefits us all

Lynx: A camera that makes 3D models

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This future camera captures the world in 3D models; yet another exciting innovation funded through Kickstarter.

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