RED (Red Digital Cinema Camera Company)

Mendocino - Shot on RED Scarlet-W

Look Book: RED Scarlet-W stills from Mendocino short film project for Atelier Stark

We're in post, working like crazy foxes on a new short film for Atelier Stark.As always, at any given time we're shooting, editing, and planning... all at the same time. On any given day I could be in front of Premiere Pro, or scheduling shoots & scenes, or Loni...
RED Hydrogen One

More info trickles in about RED’s mysterious, holographic Hydrogen phone

If all goes to plan, the Hydrogen One phone will be available in August on both AT&T and Verizon.Nothing really special about yet another smartphone making it to two of the largest carriers in the U.S. Unless, of course, you're Irvine-based RED.Jim Jannard's company famously disrupted the cinema camera...
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K compared to Panasonic GH5

Can the new Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K replace a Panasonic GH5?

In short, yes. Of course it can: the upcoming, unreleased Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K can replace a Panasonic GH5.How can we know this when the heavily anticipated camera isn't even out yet (Blackmagic says September)? We know this because it has a sensor that captures a moving image...
Mendocino Headlands - Pacific Ocean

Stark Insider On Location: Mendocino, a creative getaway in Northern California

We're way up here. Way up here in Northern California along the coast. Way up here in beautiful Mendocino wine country.Loni Stark and I are here to dive deep into anything but tech (camera gear excluded!). So that means Loni paints, and I do video. Every so often we...
Facebook partners with RED to develop a high-end, professional VR camera

RED Digital Cinema partners with Facebook to make professional VR camera

Red Digital Cinema (RED) continues to make some interesting and innovative announcements.First, founder Jim Jannard last year announced a special project dubbed Hydrogen. As details were revealed we learned Hyrdogen would be a modular phone with an emphasis on holographic and high quality video. It definitely sounded like nothing...
ProRes RAW supported cameras - Atomos update

Videography News: Apple introduces new ProRes RAW codec for image capture, editing

ProRes RAW is here. Apple today took the wraps off its new video format to coincide with the NAB (professional video) show in Las Vegas.The codec is available in two modes, ProRes RAW and ProRes RAW HQ. You can learn more about the technical details over on Newsshooter --...
Sigma 18-35mm lens review - videographer

Videography: Sigma 18-35mm telephoto lens is a hall-of-famer

One lens to rule them all? The Sigma 18-35mm zoom makes a pretty convincing case.
Panasonic GH5 with Rokinon 35mm lens

Camera Deal Alert: Panasonic GH5 now on sale

UPDATE 02.24.2018: This GH5 bundle from Focus Camera is a sweetheart and definitely worth considering. It's the same price as body deal below, but you get a bunch of useful goodies: extra batteries, a durable hard case for lugging it around, and a 64GB SD card. Nice deal! Click here to...
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera

Panasonic GH5S camera revealed — but there’s trade-offs (Thoughts from a GH5 video shooter)

UPDATE: The GH5S is now up for pre-order on Amazon. Release date is Feb. 5, 2018.Once again, we're reminded: there are no surprises in tech anymore.The long-rumored and oft-leaked GH5S has finally shown itself to the world on day 1 of CES.If it seems familiar, however, that's because we've...