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David Shapton

David Shapton

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.

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We see how good the Alpha 7S really is - in a cinema

Published in Production

The biggest test for any camera is how it looks in a top-quality cinema

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes has stupendous motion capture and CGI. It wouldn't have been possible without either of these techniques. But does this mean that you can make better films with better technology?

Dell M6800 - we try the world's most powerful laptop

Published in Technology

Dell's M6800 is a laptop with the power of a desktop workstation. We've tried it out

Black is the new black

Published in Technology

A new nano material promises to transform camera, lens and display technology

What should Canon do next?

Published in Technology

Canon's cameras are brilliant but their product ranges are confusing. What's more, other manufacturers seem to be out-innovating them. What do they need to do next?

Never has so much usable resolving power been packed into such a small device. From the minute you pick it up, you realise that this is an astonishing camera

Natural light can transform a scene

Published in Production

Natural light can create some unexpected effects!

Working with a 4K computer monitor is such a revelation that the moment you try one, you need one

Blender 2.71 is released

Published in Post

Blender 2.71, the latest version of the popular and increasingly powerful open source 3D modelling and animation suite, has been released

"Megapixels" doesn't equal "resolution". Not by a long way!

Cheaper 4K computer monitors are coming

Published in Technology

4K computer monitors completely transform your day to day working experience. I know this because I've been using one for the last few months

Are consumer products more advanced than professional ones?

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