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. David has worked with professional digital audio and video for the last 25 years.

RedShark is different to other news sources. Accuracy is everything. But we’re not averse to an occasional bit of grossly speculative and wildly inaccurate rumormongering about Apple.

Pixels are dead. Long live Voxels.

Published in Technology & Computing

If you’re getting bored with the daily diet of 4K, 48FPS and stereoscopic announcements (and I hasten to add that I’m not!), then here’s something that might at raise at least one eyebrow by a degree or two.

It’s Volumetric Video.

Sony enters low-cost 4K race with NEX-FS700

Published in Production

Sony's NEX-FS700 confirms that 2012 is becoming "The Year of 4K".

The Persuasive Power of Video

Published in Business

This is a lot to ask: how do you make a video that will convince sensible car buyers to splash out £35,000 ($56,000) on a re-badged Toyota iQ city car?

4K in a fixed-lens camcorder? No problem, says JVC

Published in Production

We’ll be one of the first to get our hands on a production version of this amazing device so keep watching for our hands-on review!

iPad as a Reference Monitor?

Published in Technology & Computing

The new iPad  - now in its second generation only months after the first Retina device - has the highest resolution screen ever seen on a mobile device, with significantly more pixels than even a full HD (1080p) monitor. There's room for a full HD picture and other data or UI elements all round it.

What is HD, really? Now you know!

Published in Technology & Computing

It’s here in black and white from the UK-based Digital Production Partnership, which is “an initiative set up by the UK's public service broadcasters to help producers and broadcasters maximise the potential benefits of digital production.”

You wouldn’t expect the video business to take lessons in innovation from a company that makes low-cost mixing consoles. But, in the case of the Mackie DL1608, it probably should.

A new voice in the Moving Image Industry

Published in Business

Lightworks has never been afraid to be different. But these differences are good: top editors say it’s the fastest in the industry. Which brings us to Redshark.

In an exclusive interview with RedShark, WiGig Alliance President Dr Ali Sadri revealed for the first time that the new ultra-fast wireless networking system will include H.264, 4:4:4 intra-frame encoding and decoding at very high bitrates.

Breaking News: Books now do video

Published in Studio & Broadcast

Video is becoming part of the fabric of our lives, and Apple’s release of iBook Author - an authoring tool for iPad interactive books - is one of the clearest indications of the way video will be used in the future.

You don't need cameras any more

Published in Technology & Computing

Have a close look at this video clip. It’s an advert for a high-end kitchen worktop manufacturer. Watch it in 720p, and look as closely as you can at the camerawork, the clever use of depth of field, the lighting, and particularly the fresh fruit.

And then reflect on the fact that no cameras - or indeed fruit - were involved in the making of this at all.

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