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Red announces the Red Switchblade

Published in Technology & Computing

 Red's latest addition is an add-on camera control panel that provides all the basic controls for a camera assistant while also looking the part too. 

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

Published in Production

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

RED EPIC Monochrome: First impressions

Published in Production

We've been given a RED EPIC M Monochrome to use for a couple of weeks, lent to us by RED’s European headquarters in Pinewood Studios, West London. Why does this very high resolution black and white video camera even exist?

Epic killed by laser!

Published in Technology & Computing

Don't take your expensive camera to a laser show!

Seeing Red

Published in Business

There's always a moment when the harsh nature of reality is crystallised; when however hard you try, you can't pretend any more that things are OK.  For most people, this type of thing happens when they get their first credit card bill after Christmas. For Red, one imagines, their corporate hearts stopped for a moment last Tuesday, 30th October, when Sony revealed the scale of their new camera ecosystem.

RedShark Technical Editor Phil Rhodes profiles Monocle, a new utility from ClipToolz that converts raw color into a black-and-white result that approaches a 'true' monochromatic image.

Amazing Behind The Scenes footage from NatGeo

Published in Production

7 days of filming, 2 days for still photography, 9 locations, 6 camera units, 7 captains, 5 production support boats, 45 crew members; shooting with Arri Alexa, Red Epic, Phantom Flex, Phantom Miro, Sony F3, Techno Dolly, Cineflex

 

Mega camera comparison: Nikon D5200, Blackmagic Cinema Camera, Nikon D600, Canon 5D mk III, Canon C500, Sony F55, Red Epic, ARRI Alexa

Ridley Scott goes Epic with the RED Dragon

Published in Business

 This looks like it is the first major movie to be shot with a RED Dragon


With REDs Dragon sensor grabbing most of the headlines, there was some very interesting tech launched by RED at NAB that you might have missed. Heres a roundup

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