It's Dumb Easy to Wreck a $20,000 Camera with Just a Couple Lasers

Lasers are bad for your eyes, so it shouldn't be a surprise they're bad for cameras too. This clip shows exactly how trivial it is for a laser to pop inside a $20,000 piece of equipment and totally scramble its brains. » 7/13/13 6:00pm 7/13/13 6:00pm

Watching a Hummingbird in Slow Motion Is Still Pretty Majestic

Slow motion was invented to capture every single thing in slow motion. Explosions, cheetahs, robots, people and of course, hummingbirds. The detail you see in slow motion is always better than real life. What's amazing though is that even when you slow down a hummingbird, those damn birds still seem fast. But ticking… » 4/04/13 7:20pm 4/04/13 7:20pm

The First Wedding In the World Filmed With Ultra-High Definition 3D…

I always hated video in weddings. The quality always look so cheesy. But not this one. This one was filmed with RED Epic cameras on 5K resolution and 3D! These are the same cameras that Peter Jackson is using for The Hobbit or Ridley Scott used for Prometheus. » 6/20/12 9:40am 6/20/12 9:40am

James Cameron Just Added 50 RED EPIC-M Cameras to His Shopping Trolley

How's this for high-profile clientele, eh? RED has sold 50 of their EPIC-M pro-cams to James Cameron—at $58,000 each, that's a cool $2.9 million he just forked out. Now, I've heard of shopping-based envy before, but Cameron's taking his to a new level after no-doubt hearing Peter Jackson ordered 30 for The Hobbit, and » 4/25/11 3:40am 4/25/11 3:40am

Esquire's Sexiest Woman Alive, Filmed at Delicious 5K Super High…

Last year, Esquire shot Megan Fox in 3K resolution using the Red One. This year, they're going to 5K (yes, 5K, meaning you can see her pores) for the Sexiest Woman Alive, using Red's Epic. Here's a (low res) taste: » 9/14/09 7:40pm 9/14/09 7:40pm

RED Unloads Modular Cameras, a DSLR, 3D and 28k

Rumors of a RED DSLR had been confirmed a long time ago » 11/13/08 5:40am 11/13/08 5:40am, but what of the Scarlet and EPIC übercamcorders? On the , RED CEO Jim Jannard has explained it all: Scarlet and EPIC the DSLR — all cameras are "part of the same DSMC system", so each and every camera will be part of a modular, build-your-own, still and video…

Red's CEO Confirms "Incredible" Product Re-Jig Announcement, November 13

We already knew Red was going to totally revise » 10/27/08 9:40am 10/27/08 9:40am its Epic and Scarlet cameras, and there was a rumor about a Red too: but Jim Jannard—Red's CEO—has just popped up on the RedUser forums and confirmed that there's going to be an announcement about the new Epics and Scarlets on November 13th. And if that news alone isn't …

Red Scarlet Cam Replaced With a "New Vision"

Red's Jim Jannard has told fans in the RedUser forums to "Wipe your minds of the past announced Scarlet » 9/23/08 1:30pm 9/23/08 1:30pm. Forget the design and forget the price. It is all different now. We think you will be surprised." In his words, "the market has changed and we have discovered a lot of things in the process. We have a new vision." So…

Red's 5k, 4k, and 3k Pro Cameras: What the Resolution Really Means

Here's why we're excited about Red's announcements of their 3K Scarlet and 5K Epic digital cameras. Their insane resolution. It's one thing to talk about resolution as an abstract number, but Red has a fantastic chart comparing these resolutions to things you're actually familiar with, like your HDTV or your old SDTV.… » 4/14/08 7:20pm 4/14/08 7:20pm