Opinion: Is the DSLR dead?

Published in Production

With the ever-increasing choice in video cameras, some strong opinions are emerging. Craig Marshall reports

Panasonic GH3: First user report - with video

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The new Panasonic Lumix GH3 builds on its predecessor's video-friendly credentials, offering better compression and an all-round improved package. RedShark regular contributor Mark McCarthy of Sparky Media Productions bought one, and put it through its paces

Testing times for the D800

Published in Technology & Computing

You may have seen some reaction to the news that the Nikon D800 has "failed" the BBC/EBU tests that indicate whether a camera is suitable for use in serious broadcast productions. But is this the whole story?

Canon 1Dc: Sharp 4K shooting in challenging light

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We'll be getting a Canon 1Dc in a week or two because this is a unique camera: A DSLR that shoots 4K, and captures to MJPEG files which are not only a completely standard format but which preserve each frame in its entirety

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.

Rumor: Canon's Global Shutter 2.5K DSLR

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According a popular Canon rumor site, the camera giant may be prepping a new DSLR that falls short of 4K video, but adds global shutter to its DSLR lineup.

Symon Wyndham has been testing with a new compact HDMI recorder from Atomos, the Ninja Star, for the past week, and gives us his opinion.

Vintage lenses for large-sensor cameras - Part 1

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Here's another chance to read this meticulously detailed feature, where Uli Plank shows us how to look for lenses up to 50 years old, and use them with our modern, large-sensor cameras.

Opinion: Guest writer, Wild Dog Limited’s Andrew Johnstone, is at a film gear crossroads - should he purchase his next documentary camera or stick with the 'old reliable'.

In Pursuit Of Excellence: The RØDE Microphone Story

Published in Audio

Craig Marshall visits RØDE's headquarters in Sydney for RedShark and finds out what it takes to make high quality microphones that sell worldwide

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