Tuesday 20 Mar 2018
This amazing music video shows industrial robots as you've never seen them before
Automatica for the people! See just how much dexterity industrial robots have in this music video by Nigel Stanford.
Thursday 10 May 2018
Small chip cameras are incredibly versatile, and they are making a comeback
A trend that we saw at NAB 2018 was that the small chip camera is anything but dead. In fact they seem to be enjoying a bit of a renaissance.
Tuesday 13 Mar 2018
Improve your cinematography by breaking all the rules
How you frame your characters will enhance or take away from the storyline as much as any scripted narrative. Straying away from traditional rules of composition can enhance your visual storytelling immensely.
Sunday 08 Apr 2018
Avid’s Brave New World
Avid’s been through a tough year, with an unexpected change of CEO. But that hasn’t stopped the pace of development. We report from the Avid NAB Press Conference.
Tuesday 06 Mar 2018
How to understand end-to-end HDR [sponsored]
HDR need not be complicated thanks to these end-to-end HDR workflows from Panasonic.
Thursday 19 Apr 2018
This Kickstarter project makes old film cameras into digital ones!
The headlong rush to digital has prolonged, even reinvigorated, the life of 35mm feature film, brought vinyl back into fashion and provoked a retro hankering for the tangible nature of analogue media. One of the latest to catch this wave is an attempt to wed the experience of composing with older reflex cameras with a digital output.
Monday 16 Apr 2018
Sigma shows its impressive line of lenses at NAB 2018
Traditionally a stills lens manufacturer, Sigma has in recent times started to produce some pretty impressive cinema lenses. We visited them during NAB2018 to see what they had to show us.
Monday 02 Apr 2018
High end cinema cameras enter the world of live TV [sponsored]
The Panasonic Varicam is well known for it's versatility in TV drama and film, but what you might not know is that the very attributes that make it excel in those areas also lend themselves to live television production.
Monday 26 Feb 2018
Canon’s mirrorless 4K M50 looks impressive with DSLR quality images
Canon takes aim at smartphone photography enthusiasts with its new 4K capable mirrorless EOS M50 camera.
Saturday 07 Apr 2018
Exclusive interview with Atomos CEO Jeromy Young about ProRes RAW [video]
While the world recovers from the earth axis changing announcement of ProRes RAW, RedShark News Editor in Chief David Shapton interviews the Atomos CEO Jeromy Young to discuss all things ProRes Raw
Sunday 22 Apr 2018
This is why there's no substitute for dedicated video and film lenses
Stills lenses are often now used for video. But for critical work there's no substitute for dedicated motion picture lenses. And one of the reasons for that is accurate back focus.
Friday 30 Mar 2018
Top 6 After Effects Tutorials of the Year (So Far) [Sponsored]
In this ever-changing industry of ours, one thing is constant: there’s always more to learn. New video making techniques come and go and it’s crucial to keep up with the latest trends and developments.
Saturday 17 Mar 2018
Can we finally define what 'cinematic' is? [Opinion]
There are a lot of opinions on what constitutes 'cinematic', but can we ever truly define it in a world where lighting and shooting styles are constantly changing?
Thursday 22 Mar 2018
Bolt 10K: New visually lossless long distance transmitter from Teradek
Teradek has become a bit of a force to reckon with in the world of wireless video. With NAB fast approaching the company has announce two new products that could quickly find a very useful purpose.
Monday 12 Mar 2018
G-Speed Shuttle XL is a seriously robust RAID system
Review: If serious grunt and reliabilty in the storage stakes is what you need, we take a good look at G-Technology's Thunderbolt 3 Shuttle XL RAID enclosure system.
Tuesday 27 Mar 2018
Goliath new 100TB SSD from Nimbus Data shows SSD capacities keep on growing
Whilst SSD prices may not be coming down, the capacity of the drives is most certainly moving ever upwards. Nimbus Data has announced a goliath new 100TB drive.
Thursday 05 Apr 2018
Creating a universal raw format is not as easy as you might think
ProRes RAW could be a new dawn in raw video shooting. Phil Rhodes takes a look at the complexities involved in bringing such a unified raw codec to fruition.
Friday 27 Apr 2018
Is it really possible to measure a camera's dynamic range?
A lot is made about dynamic range in modern cameras. But can it really, truly be measured easily and accurately?
Wednesday 28 Feb 2018
Huawei’s laptop has a hidden camera
When you’re the subject of a backlash by governments over fears that you are spying on them, the last thing you would do is hide a camera in a laptop. But perhaps that’s just Huawei’s sense of humour.
Friday 30 Mar 2018
This is literally the most flexible lighting system we've seen
Creating a large diffuse light source can be a tricky thing to do at the best of times, especially on lower budgets. But Aladdin Lights has a potential solution with its forthcoming Fabric-Lite system.
- Saturday 12 May 2018 - (24612) Can Cinematography be too good?
- Tuesday 15 May 2018 - (18240) Apple's incredible 2020 transformation
- Monday 21 May 2018 - (15250) RED's entire camera line-up is changing. Simpler model range; lower prices
- Sunday 20 May 2018 - (11708) Red's Hydrogen phone is real and is "the beginning of a very long programme"
- Thursday 17 May 2018 - (11482) Avid Media Composer: Is it still relevant after all these years?
- Friday 25 May 2018 - (595) Amazing motorsports footage in this weeks Social Media Follower of the Week!
- Friday 25 May 2018 - (602) Essentials of the Sony Venice: Workflow
- Friday 25 May 2018 - (1052) 8K is good, even for people who will never use it
- Thursday 24 May 2018 - (1655) New lightweight and rugged high-end primes announced by Zeiss
- Thursday 24 May 2018 - (1260) You cannot trust your ears, and we can prove it