Category Archives: Red

What else is new?


Ilford opened its first black and white film development lab in the US to meet demand for traditional silver gelatin black and white images. Sony Image Sensor business is booming, see original article. More information available here. Canon looks for opportunities in surveillance as camera growth slows down. Britain’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) to prosecute Olympus […]

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What else is new at the 2013 NAB show?

Blackmagic Production Camera 4K

Blackmagic announced their production 4k camera priced at $4k. The new compact Novo camera takes C-mount lenses and fits int he palm of your hand.

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After the Sony F5 and F55 Cine Alte 4k cameras announcement, RED introduced huge price cuts

After Sony announced their new F5 and F55 Cine Alte 4k cameras two days ago, RED responded with a huge price cut – the new prices are as follow: RED EPIC-M: $24,000 (old price: $39,500) RED EPIC-X: $19,000 (old price: $34,500) RED SCARLET-X: $7,950 (old price: $9,700) RED ONE MX: $4,000 (old price: $25,000) This is what RED’s CEO Jim […]

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RED announced a black and white Epic cinema camera

RED black and white Epic cinema camera

RED’s CEO Jarred Land announced a black and white version of their Epic cinema camera. The Mysterium-X specs are: Newly Developed Mysterium-X Monochrome Sensor Native ASA 2000 Increased net resolution (Removal of the debayer process, so every single individual pixel is used for luminance / image data) New Low Pass Filter with to accomodate the […]

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Quick 2012 NAB Show recap


The talk of the NAB show this year is the new Blackmagic cinema camera (priced at $3000): “Blackmagic Cinema Camera features an amazing 2.5K image sensor with a wide 13 stops of dynamic range for a true digital film camera. You get a built-in SSD recorder, popular open standard uncompressed RAW and compressed file formats, compatibility with […]

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Red Scarlet-X explained

If you were curious about the Red Scarlet-X, watch this two parts video from Cinema5d that explains the basic camera setup and operation:

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What else is new?

Quick update on some interesting links from the last few days of 2012: Kodak agrees to sell its gelatin business to raise cash (source), loses third director in a week (source): “Kodak is selling the Eastman Gelatine business to Rousselot, a division of the Vion Food Group. Terms were not disclosed. Eastman Gelatine produces gelatin […]

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What else is new? (Fujifilm X-S1 and more)


The previously leaked Fujifilm X-S1 camera is now officially announced and priced at £699 – check out the officially website and  sample images. Fujifilm X-S1 key features: High quality Fujinon 26x optical zoom covering 24-624mm (35mm equivalent) with Intelligent Digital Zoom boosting range up to 1248mm Superb build quality and finish with rubberised coating and metal dials 12 megapixel […]

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Red Scarlet takes 12 seconds to startup

The RED Scarlet camera takes 12 seconds to startup (using beta build 2.0.2): Via Tonaci

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RED announces the “new” Scarlet X camera


The cinema madness continues today – after Lomography and Canon, RED also announced their “new” Scarlet X camera. Red’s website is now back online apparently under attack, so TechCrunch made the announcement for them few minutes ago: completely redone design and capabilities will sell for $9750 and will be shipping as early as November 17th 4k video: […]

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