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Flying Red Epic camera used in commercial aimed to push for a new national holiday

Flying Red Epic camera used in commercial aimed to push for a new national holiday

You may not be aware that there is a push to get opening day for the MLB baseball season to be a national holiday. A group is calling for people to sign a petition that would force the president to have to consider making Opening Day a holiday and to do that they shot a commercial in conjunction with the company behind Budweiser beer. While having a national holiday for MBL Opening Day would be great, some of the tech used to shoot the commercial is very interesting as well.

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German effects firm builds DIY flying drone for Red Epic camera

German effects firm builds DIY flying drone for Red Epic camera

I have flown more than one remote controlled flying what not including helicopters and airplanes. The thing they have all had in common was a very short first flight followed by a horrendous crash rendering a chance of a second flight moot. I can only imagine the carnage and repair bill I would wrap up if I had the chance to fly this drone that a German effects firm made for one of those crazy expensive Red Epic cameras.

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OffHollywood Studio Head Mark Pederson’s RED EPIC Stolen from Chalet

OffHollywood Studio Head Mark Pederson’s RED EPIC Stolen from Chalet

To be an early adopter is one thing, but to be the first person to own something as extravagant as the RED EPIC camera, well that's something completely different. And it obviously puts you on the radar of a lot of people. And some of those people may not have the best of intentions. For OffHollywood studio head Mark Pederson, who was the first person to own a RED EPIC, that lesson came the hard way, when he learned that his French chalet had been broken into, and cash wasn't the only thing taken.

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RED EPIC bug squashed; Scarlet should launch by end of year

RED EPIC bug squashed; Scarlet should launch by end of year

High-end camera manufacturer RED has announced that the "bug" holding up production of their new EPIC and Scarlet cameras has been identified and squashed, though the projects are now several months delayed.  Rather than rush production, however, RED founder Jim Jannard is insisting that the company won't release "a buggy camera with limited features"; instead they will continue with their testing program, adding EPIC-X sensors to RED ONE cameras as part of their Tattoo project, and kicking off EPIC production once the feedback is suitably positive.

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RED admit “bug” in EPIC and Scarlet cameras, plus manufacturing hold-up

RED admit “bug” in EPIC and Scarlet cameras, plus manufacturing hold-up

High-spec camera company RED has admitted that their EPIC and Scarlet models have been significantly delayed by an unspecified bug, that has seen the two cameras held up by at least two months.  According to RED founder Jim Jannard, the company has working examples of EPIC and Scarlet but "aren't going to release anything until the cameras are done and bug free"; the fault itself "is unexpected and it has us baffled."  Meanwhile, RED are being forced to find a new manufacturer after their existing partner has had "significant issues."

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RED’s EPIC Gets Shown Off at NAB

RED’s EPIC Gets Shown Off at NAB

RED knows how to make really, really expensive cameras. But, they can get away with it because those really, really expensive cameras do more than what's probably necessary (even for that price tag). And, even if we know we'd never have a reason to own one of the RED cameras, we can't help but stare at them. Especially pieces of tech like the RED EPIC.

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RED Scarlet & Epic cameras get spec tweak; new bundle announced

RED Scarlet & Epic cameras get spec tweak; new bundle announced

RED's new Scarlet and Epic modular cameras might not even be on the market yet, but the company has already tweaked pricing, changed specifications and made what could be an even more tempting trade-in offer to owners of their original RED ONE.  According to company president Jim Jannard, RED were "were a bit frustrated" with digital signal processing and REDCODE data rates inside the Scarlet and Epic "brains", so they've brought the development process even more in-house and changed the specs.

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RED Scarlet & EPIC modular HD camera ‘brains’ announced: Awesome

RED Scarlet & EPIC modular HD camera ‘brains’ announced: Awesome

Esoteric camera makers RED have been teasing their loyal user community for some time now, with the promise of new products and slivers of photos.  Scarlet and EPIC are new camera capture and processing brains (we'd say 'bodies' but the RED system is so damn modular) capable of 3K and 5K video, respectively.  They both use RED's Mysterium technology, capable of extremely high-definition captures, and can be configured into different types of camera depending on application, budget and personal preference.  Bolt two together and you can even film in high-definition 3D.

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#MicrosoftInAlaska – an Epic Lumia Adventure

#MicrosoftInAlaska – an Epic Lumia Adventure

We recently went on an adventure of a lifetime exploring Alaska with Microsoft. During the event, we used the Lumia 640 XL Windows Phone to capture our experience. It was also a big treat to have Stephen Alvarez – a National Geography photographer - on hand to provide first hand pro shooting tips. Taking pictures with a smartphone versus a camera is different in some respects but, at the core, there are many similarities.

Things to look for when shooting with a cameraphone:

  • Pay attention to the edges
  • Shoot high, shoot low, shoot sideways – be creative!
  • Capture the action
  • Watch the light – and in Alaska, there’s a lot of day light especially this time year. While there, the sun was out from around 5 AM until 11 PM at night.
  • Make friends – this is an important tip because according to Stephen, people will be less likely to freeze up when you’re using a cameraphone versus a larger Micro 4/3 or DSLR. Making friends is the key to unlocking doors and putting people at ease.
  • Have fun! It’s hard not to have fun when you’re out and about in Alaska or where ever your adventures might takes you. Enjoy yourself, be in the moment with your friends and family and be happy.
  • Train Ride to Whittier

    Hanging out...

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    All aboard...

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    Stopover Before Glacier Cruise Tour...

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    Glacier Cruise Tour...

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    Helicopter Ride to Punchbowl Glacier - Sled Dog Tour

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    NOTE: The images (below) video quality/stabilization (above) as well as sound quality are unedited in order to show the true quality of the Lumia 640 XL.

    This post will continue to get updated over the next week or two with additional pictures and videos taken by SlashGear as well as other participants – so stay tuned.

    Disclosure: This lifestyle event was sponsored by Microsoft. The company paid for travel expenses as well as loaning out one Lumia 640 XL Windows Phone, a Surface device with service for three months on both devices. We did not accept any payment from Microsoft.

    NASA’s EPIC new photos show our moon’s brilliance

    NASA’s EPIC new photos show our moon’s brilliance

    NASA has released a new sequence of images offering a rare, and incredible, look at the moon passing in front of the sunlit side of Earth. The images, which NASA ever so kindly shared as a GIF, the internet's favorite format, are impressive in that they clearly depict the relationship between our planet and the lunar surface, with the comparison revealing just how bring Earth really is. Also impressive is the fact that the photos were captured from about 1 millions miles away.

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