Vintage lenses for large-sensor cameras - Part 1

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RedShark replay: Uli Plank on how to look for lenses up to 50 years old, and use them with modern, large-sensor cameras. 

Huge price reduction for Blackmagic Cinema Camera

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Sensational news: A $1000 price reduction for the Blackmagic Cinema Camera. Includes those already ordered. John Burkhart reports for RedShark

With the recent news that the new ARRI ALEXA SXT uses the same sensor as its prececessor, we ask whether innovation in cameras is slowing down

Panasonic GH3: Amazing new footage from this $1,300 camera

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The Panasonic Lumix GH3 keeps amazing us with the quality of the video it can create in capable hands. Regular RedShark contributor Mark McCarthy of Sparky Media Productions takes us to Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates, where the clear skies, geometric patterns and striking buildings are the perfect way to test a camera

The Chronos 1.4: A high-speed camera for the masses?

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A recent Kickstarter project, which has flown past its funding target, aims to make very high speed shooting a possibility for lower budget productions.

Phil Rhodes, our Technical Editor, may incur the wrath of audiophiles and engineers with thie idea that "the audio equipment world has it fairly easy," but he draws intriguing parallels between audio and camera equipment development, which may be instructive for manufacturers.

Big surprise from Samsung: 4K 28MP APS-C camera?

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In the run-up to IBC and Photokina, the rumor mill has gone into overdrive with the shocking news of a Samsung 4K mirrorless camera with a whopping 28 megapixel ISOCELL sensor!

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

Electronics is so completely integrated now that building new equipment is just a matter of glueing together a few parts you can buy from the Internet. Is this true? And is this the biggest threat to traditional camera manufacturers? In this article, we investigate this, and the background to it, in detail

This holiday we're re-running some of our most popular articles, in case you didn't see them the first time. Today: Electronics is so completely integrated now that building new equipment is just a matter of glueing together a few parts you can buy from the Internet. Is this true? And is this the biggest threat to traditional camera manufacturers? In this article, we investigate this, and the background to it, in detail

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