Sunday 18 Feb 2018
Five top tips for colorists
RedShark Replay: Grading is one of those skills that is incredibly difficult to master. So this seemed an opportune time to repeat the piece where Warren Eagles shares five top tips shedding light on the dark art of color grading and the life of a colorist.
Monday 08 Jan 2018
How to understand waveform and vector displays
RedShark Replay: One from the archives. Gone are the days when a light meter and a trained eye was enough; to do better, we need technological measures and test & measurement equipment.
Sunday 07 Jan 2018
The art of editing: Five tips to improve your editing performance
RedShark Replay: With interest in all things editing at a high on the RedShark site as we mover further into the New Year, here's another chance to read Peter Hass' excellent article on the art of editing.
Sunday 14 Jan 2018
RAID: Everything you need to know
RedShark Replay: Phil Rhodes explains the background and the (then) latest developments in the ever-evolving world of RAID (first published in July 2013).
Sunday 04 Mar 2018
What's the difference between Consumer and Pro graphics cards?
This article was first published two years ago so some of the information is old. But it's a question that keeps getting asked, and it's a great article - so we thought we'd publish it again. How do you choose between consumer and pro graphics cards? Low cost and high performance are compelling with the lower-end products, but compatability and support are better with the professional versions. Oren Payton explores this in depth
Saturday 30 Dec 2017
Enjoy your digital films and videos while you can... before they disappear
RedShark Christmas Replay: This is a hot topic, so we're giving you another chance to read this: If we don't do something fast, all of our digital films and videos will disappear in just a few years
Sunday 11 Feb 2018
All about sensors, lenses and depth of field
Replay: You can't go far without understanding the relationship between sensors, lenses and depth of field, only it's slightly more complicated than you might have thought!. Phil Rhodes makes it understandable.
Sunday 18 Mar 2018
This may be the most important lesson about colour you'll ever see
RedShark Replay: If you don't understand how we see colour, you don't understand colour. This may be the most important lesson about colour you ever read (first published October 2014).
Monday 01 Jan 2018
Is the camera industry in meltdown or is this a new age for cinematographers. And can you build a camera in your shed?
RedShark Christmas Replay: This article first appeared in 2013, but it is still relevant today. Electronics is so completely integrated now that building new equipment is just a matter of glueing together a few parts you can buy from the Internet. Is this true? And is this the biggest threat to traditional camera manufacturers? In this article, we investigate this, and the background to it, in detail
Sunday 31 Dec 2017
What is the "cinema feel"?
RedShark Christmas Replay: There's a quality to the cinema experience that 'cinema feel' people discuss in relation to depth of field, grain, contrast and other image characteristics, all of which have changed significantly with digitalisation. But why? Guest Author John Clark delves into frame rates and the science of perception.
Sunday 11 Mar 2018
How To Edit. Part 1: Preparation
RedShark Replay: Here's another chance to read part one of our major guide to editing from start to finish, containing all the practical stuff you need to know for a sucessful production.
Monday 25 Dec 2017
Is the fixed lens camera dead?
RedShark Christmas Replay: One from the archive back in 2013. There's a big trend towards affordable interchangeable lens cameras for professionals, but does this mean fixed lens cameras like the PMW-EX1 are a thing of the past? Definitely not, says Simon Wyndham
Wednesday 14 Mar 2018
Opinion: Will all cameras eventually have to have Global Shutters?
Here's another chance to read this great article by Phil Rhodes on why cameras need global shutters. Cheaper, cinematic cameras come with a cost - they tend to have Rolling Shutters, which means that rapid movement can be skewed. The ability to buy cameras with global shutters at all price points can't come soon enough, according to Phil Rhodes
Wednesday 21 Feb 2018
Panasonic announces the worlds first 8K, 60 fps, HDR global shutter CMOS
Panasonic says it has now managed to create a sensor with a 38-megapixel resolution that can shoot 8K video at 60 fps, all while using a global shutter – but there’s no mention of a camera housing it. Yet.
Wednesday 21 Mar 2018
Why put a camera on your shoulder?
RedShark Replay: The traditional camera form factor as we know it has been shaped by technology that is now obsolescent. Maybe it is time to move on.
Sunday 28 Jan 2018
The art of Colour Rendering
RedShark Replay: Human beings come in a variety of exciting colours. Rendering those colours in a pleasing way has been a goal of photography since before photography actually had colours, but it's always going to be an incredibly subjective issue
Tuesday 23 Jan 2018
RED's HYDROGEN phone and how it might change everything. New important details.
The RED HYDROGEN phone has a glasses-free 3D screen that works from all angles. It has an equally revolutionary audio system. And it's a modular platform for expansion into - who knows? Almost certainly a cinema-quality camera. And you'll be able to buy it unlocked before the summer
Monday 05 Mar 2018
Blade Runner 2049 is a cinematic masterpiece - Here's why
Replay - To celebrate the recent Oscar win for both Best Cinemtography and Best Visual Effects for Blade Runner 2049, we thought we'd give you another chance to read this highly popular article by Neil Oseman. Neil takes a look at the photographic style Roger Deakins employed for the sci-fi sequel and how it plays into the movie’s themes.
Sunday 25 Feb 2018
Making sounds in the editing room
RedShark Replay: Guest Author Vladomir Boboshin details exactly what you can do when your role shifts from editor to emergency sound designer.
Tuesday 27 Feb 2018
Sony Xperia XZ2 beats new S9 with 960 fps at 1080p
Hot on the heels of the Galaxy S9 announcement, Sony are heating up the stakes with the XZ2, a smartphone not only capable of 960fps slow motion at a full 1080p, but caters for internal recording of HDR movies, too. Things have just become very interesting indeed.
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- Sunday 11 Mar 2018 - (31178) How To Edit. Part 1: Preparation
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- Wednesday 21 Mar 2018 - (22909) Why put a camera on your shoulder?
- Wednesday 21 Mar 2018 - (7217) AI can make photos fake in a way that Photoshop never could. And it may take all of us by surprise.
- Friday 23 Mar 2018 - (288) Why multicam is possibly the best way to shoot drama
- Friday 23 Mar 2018 - (737) Freedom of movement will create the ultimate VR experiences
- Friday 23 Mar 2018 - (1362) This could be the best way to get top software without destroying your bank account!
- Thursday 22 Mar 2018 - (1175) How to create wonderful natural looking light for a corporate shoot [Video]
- Thursday 22 Mar 2018 - (2794) A total revolution in processor design is just around the corner