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Phil Rhodes

Phil Rhodes

Phil Rhodes is a Cinematographer, Technologist, Writer and above all Communicator. Never afraid to speak his mind, and always worth listening to, he's a frequent contributor to RedShark.

Frankencam unbound: Phil Rhodes concludes our series on kitting out your brand new DSLR so that it has the same functionality as your old, trusty video camera. In part four, the finished camera finally takes shape.

Red Shark Review: The Eizo CG277 monitor

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Monitor manufacturer Eizo is making a decent name for itself serving the fairly specific part of the film and TV market that needs a good display but equally doesn’t want to fork out a king’s ransom to buy one. The 27in, 2560 x 1440 CG277 is a good case in point.

Phil Rhodes takes a trip down memory lane in the company of the venerable Commodore Amiga 4000, one of the formative machines of the age of digital video.

Precise details of Zylight’s new LED on-camera light aimed at the ENG market are still sketchy, but they’re still enough to excite interest.

Red Shark Technical Editor, Phil Rhodes, reports from London's BVE 2015, both a precursor to the forthcoming NAB and a possible indicator of what we'll see there.

In the third part of our four part series on video processing and standards conversion, Phil Rhodes explains why frame rate conversions and temporal remapping is such arduous tasks.

In Part Two of our four part series on video processing and standards conversion, Phil Rhodes gives us a lesson on video scaling and why a hardware solution is the way to go.

There's some amazing and rather beautiful science called for when we scale video and convert frame rates. This rather technical-sounding subject turns out to be a fascinating story.

Phil Rhodes continues our series on kitting out your brand new DSLR so that it has the same functionality as your trusty old video camera. In part three, all about the glass.

Review: Photon Beard's Platinum Blonde HMI

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Phil Rhodes reviews the new Photon Beard Platinum Blonde HMI, while delivering a lesson in its underlying technology.

The classic redhead light goes LED

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Phil Rhodes looks at Photon Beard's modern update on a classic lighting instrument.

Could simulated skylights work for film production?

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Phil Rhodes profiles a CoeLux, a new simulated skylight marketed to hotels and upscale residences, and explores whether such a product could be utilized for filmmaking.

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