David is the Editor In Chief of RedShark Publications. He's been a professional columnist and author since 1998, when he started writing for the European Music Technology magazine Sound on Sound. In his day job, David has worked with professional digital audio and video for the last 25 years.Website URL:
Lytro's new Light Field camera is out and it's light years ahead of where we expected to be. Great industrial design, and a very much more powerful lens/sensor combination. You might be able to do serious work with this. And it might just have legitimised a completely new type of photography
Every so often we see a CGI rendering that's breathtakingly realistic. Here's one, featuring Robert de Niro, that looks like it's a photograph, except better (or does it?)
How do you choose a camera? In this article, we use examples from everyday consumer life; smartphones, cars, computers, etc, to put the latest camera developmens into perspective. And we ask: are we reaching the point where you don't always need the latest and greatest?
Right up to, well, now actually, Atomos has said that while it was looking at 4K, no 4K products were imminent because HD is still the current paradigm. Today, that all changes, as Atomos moves upwards from the HD era by announcing a totally new product that is natively capable of 4K.