RED unleashes the Dragon

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As expected Red have announced the release of the new Red Dragon sensor. The Specs are: Epic Dragon 6K. 6144 x 3160 resolution at up to 100fps. Three additional stops of dynamic range over Epic M-X

Making sense of Sensors - part 2

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As we saw in my previous article on sensor technology, we can now build sensors with enormous numbers attached to them - if not trivially, at least reliably. Given that current 4K sensors are more than adequate to replace 35mm film in terms of sheer resolution, we need to be careful about turning this into a numbers game.

Off the Shelf 4K sensor can do 150fps!

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Another "off the shelf" 4K high speed sensor

How to understand Dynamic Range

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Camera performance is now measured as much in terms of Dynamic Range as Resolution. Phil Rhodes explains this essential aspect of camera technology

Scientists at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have developed a new sensor technology based on Graphene, which is 1000 times more light sensitive than existing CMOS or CCD sensors

CMOSIS upgrades CMV12000 sensor to 300fps at 4k (4,096 x 3,072)

Making sense of sensors: Part 1 of 2

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Film always used to be the main thing that determined how a photograph looked. Now, it's the sensor. So camera manufacturers have taken on a huge extra responsibility!

Blackmagic Cinema Camera: Latest news

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There's so much interest in Blackmagic's Cinema camera that we're bringing you updates as soon as we get them

Actual photos emerge from the new RED Dragon sensor. RedShark contributor Freya reports

Vintage lenses for large-sensor cameras - Part 2

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Here's another chance to read part 2 of this beautifully detailed article on selecting a vintage lens for your large-sensor camera

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