To mark the occasion of the new year, our editor has asked me to come up with some predictions for the coming twelve months

1000 frames per second... from a Sony cell phone?

Published in Production

High speed mobile: Sony has incorporated some very interesting features into its latest phone camera sensor, but will this technology (and the accompanying high frame rate capture) make the jump to Sony's professional camera lines?

Blackmagic Cinema Camera: Latest news

Published in Business

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

Recently I've been expressing the view that all cameras are pretty much the same, because they all use the similar technology (give or take) for their sensors. I don't mean to be unnecessarily cruel about the work of camera manufacturers – taking an electronic component such as an imaging sensor and making it into a usable tool is far from trivial. Still, the absolute performance of cameras is determined by what you can get off the lump of silicon behind the lens

What if the RED Dragon was a still camera?

Published in Technology & Computing

 

The technology in video and still cameras is converging, as still sensors become capable of video at very high resolutions. But why to some cameras cost 20 times more than others?

Canon may be building a 75 megapixel DSLR

Published in Technology & Computing

There are rumours that Canon are in the process of building a 75-megapixel DSLR

Making sense of sensors: Part 1 of 2

Published in Technology & Computing

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!

Red Dragon Sensor: "More resolution than 65mm film..."

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RedShark contributor Phil Rhodes pointed out something to me the other day that sounds obvious when you hear it: that camera makers never used to make film, and yet - if you can remember that far back - it is the film that determines the quality and feel of the photograph (and the lens, of course), not the camera

Off the Shelf 4K sensor can do 150fps!

Published in Technology & Computing

Another "off the shelf" 4K high speed sensor

Blackmagic: How to handle difficult PR

Published in Business

If you're one of the people who's preordered a Blackmagic Cinema Camera, unless you're very lucky, you will probably have noticed that you don't actually have one yet. RedShark, in common with the rest of the world’s media, is eagerly awaiting the arrival of a camera to put through its paces.

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