iPad as a Reference Monitor?

Published in Technology & Computing

The new iPad  - now in its second generation only months after the first Retina device - has the highest resolution screen ever seen on a mobile device, with significantly more pixels than even a full HD (1080p) monitor. There's room for a full HD picture and other data or UI elements all round it.

How do we measure the largely intangible quality about a given device that somehow makes the pictures from Camera A look better than the ones from Camera B?

Understanding Colour: Colour Gamuts

Published in Technology & Computing

Gamut is one of the stranger words in the English language. Phil Rhodes sheds some light on this often misunderstood term

Movies in colour

Published in Technology & Computing

This is something the world doesn't really "need" but is a little bit nicer because it's there

ACES high. With the technology looking set to feature prominently at NAB, Red Shark Technical Editor, Phil Rhodes, delves into the complexities of the Academy Color Encoding System (ACES). Part One looks at the problems it sets out to solve.

Magic Bullet Looks - RedShark Review including video

Published in Post & VFX

In the first of a two-part series, RedShark News Contributor Kevin Luiz explores the current incarnation of Red Giant's popular Magic Bullet Looks, the colour-grading centerpiece of the Magic Bullet Suite.

Sony's latest range of Televisions, the W9 series, feature a new backlighting technology which massively increases the range of colours that can be displayed.

Colour Grading in the Bedroom

Published in Post & VFX

Software-only colour grading systems have transformed the look of the colour landscape. But not if you want a hardware control surface or top-level manufacturer support. Andy Stout explains.

Processing colour with analogue eyes

Published in Post & VFX

Here's something different: An iPad app that teaches colour correction the way it used to be done with analogue film

Colour correction in Blender: an excellent tutorial

Published in Post & VFX

We've just found a really excellent video tutorial about Blender's colour correction tools. It's not just a good lesson in colour manipulation: it reminds us what a powerful tool Blender really is

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