Phil Rhodes

Posts by: Phil Rhodes

27 October, 2020

The perfect camera is a box with very simple controls (Opinion)

Cameras are overcomplicated. Phil Rhodes proposes a much more straightforward and adaptable one based on three principles.                          ...

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27 October, 2020

The truth about bitrates

Replay: High bitrate figures are often promised, so why do the real world figures always fall short? You can't always expect the maximum bitrates.

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26 October, 2020

The demise of Quibi tells us a lot about the state of short film production

Questions over exactly how we’re going to fund online content, given everyone expects things to be free on the internet, are hardly new. Lots of...

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9 October, 2020

Is it ever acceptable to grade on a computer monitor?

Grading is a discipline that often throws up discussions about colour accuracy. But is it really that essential that all grading takes place on a...

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5 October, 2020

Tenet sound mix: Creative or just downright terrible? (Opinion)

Christopher Nolan's Tenet has drawn criticism across the board for its sound mixing decisions. Phil Rhodes tries to make sense of it all.            ...

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30 September, 2020

AJA's new products handle a serious amount of data

Higher resolutions demands equipment that has some serious throughput. AJA's new broadcast gear is designed to do just that, including the ability to...

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23 September, 2020

Can a not-for-profit production monitor compete with the best?

We review the PNBE 7" production monitor. A display that has some great specs but without the price tag, and produced by a not-for-profit company.

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21 September, 2020

Modern cameras are now so good they could last you over a decade

Getting a return on investment with a camera is important. Could the fast paced cycle we currently see be interrupted as cameras get better and...

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7 September, 2020

Nvidia announces a 10,496 core GPU, the RTX3090

24GB and 10,496 cores? If you think the Nvidia RTX3090 sounds like a pokey GPU, you'd be right. And it'll be rather handy for video production....

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3 September, 2020

Duclos Lenses introduces Canon RF mount conversion for Fujinon MK zooms

Fujinon's MK series of lenses can now be used on RF mount cameras such as the RED Komodo thanks to a new conversion from Duclos Lenses. The Duclos...

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