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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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Email advert - clarification

Published in Business

Clarification: Blackmagic's price for the Pocket Cinema Camera does NOT include a lens

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!

Are consumer products more advanced than professional ones?

Why is there a constant quest to build cameras that can virtually shoot in the dark? It's OK, as long as we don't forget that our videos and films will always look better as long as they're lit properly!

Thousands of you completed the Audio Network/RedShark survey about production music that we sent to RedShark subscribers last week. And one of you won the prize!

Why adding noise to video can be good

Published in Technology

Adding noise to video may seem daft, but sometimes, it's the best thing to do

£400 for a USB cable? Madness, surely? Or perhaps not...

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