RedShark Summer Replay: If you don't understand how we see colour, you don't understand colour. This may be the most important lesson about colour you ever read (first published October 2014).

While the rest of the top tier television manufacturers are dropping prices of their 4K/UHD televisions, LG aims to trump the competition with the world's first OLED 4K television and a massive pre-release price cut.

Are LEDs really more efficient?

Published in Technology & Computing

Raise your hand if you are interested in LED lighting because it lets you get more light for less power

The problem with LED Lighting - video

Published in Technology & Computing

LED lighting in still photography and video is problematic because even though you can approximate a white-looking light, there are gaps in the spectrum that can leave some colours under-illuminated

Retrofitting hot lights with 1kw-equivalent LEDs?

Published in Production

A new product might hold the key to LED output matching that of 1k tungesten lights and could pave the way for a retrofitting trend.

Lighting: The Quest for White - Part 2

Published in Technology & Computing

Part 2 of our investigation into whether we can ever get good colour from modern lighting

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.

The classic redhead light goes LED

Published in Production

Phil Rhodes looks at Photon Beard's modern update on a classic lighting instrument.

LEDS: Don't mix. You can't match

Published in Technology & Computing

LED lights are a big hit. With low power consumption, long life bulbs, a relatively high light output and little heat radiating onto the set, they have become highly sought after. Kieron Seth looks at the plusses and pitfalls of LED lighting.

Better lighting with quantum dots?

Published in Production

RedShark Technical Editor Phil Rhodes lifts the veil on quantum dots, and reveals why they may revolutionize lighting and display technology.

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