Some Thoughts on the CGI Peter Cushing in Rogue One

In the latest instalment of the Star Wars Franchise, does the CGI recreation of a deceased star avoid the Uncanny Valley?

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The End of Shake?

Is it the end of shaky images?

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Spec-by-Spec: What are the Differences between RED’s New WEAPON 8K and EPIC-W 8K Cameras?

Shoot HD 18/10/2016

A comparison of RED's latest top end resolution machines.

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Shoot HD in Aaaaaanamorphic Widescream Horror!

Behind the scenes of a new short horror film presented by Turtle Canyon Films in association with Shoot HD.

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Recording 4K ProRes Proxy Files from a Sony PMW-F55

A set up guide for off-board 4K ProRes recording from a Sony PMW-F55 with an Odyssey 7Q+ monitor/recorder.

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Best Case Scenario

Shoot HD 09/08/2016 flight case

A little something new on some of our most popular camera pages...

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Specializing in Despecializing

Joe Foster 25/01/2016 star wars

The remarkable quest to restore the original Star Wars films

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The Camera that Caught the Kennedy Assassination – A Profile of Zapruder’s 8mm Camera

An unsung witness to one of the most tragic events in America's history.

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Format Wars: Attack of the Digital

How George Lucas pioneered the use of Digital Video in feature films with the Sony HDW F900.

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Hiring On All Cylinders

Shoot HD supplies minicam and sound recording services for BMW at Anglesey Circuit.

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Alexa Mini - Big News for the Small Minded

Arri Alexa Mini available to hire through Shoot HD London. Latest news on the Alexa Mini.

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Street shooting latest

Street shooting with Arri Amira and 17-120mm Canon lens with Shoot HD.

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4K Amira Hire

It's time to stop talking 4K Amira and start shooting 4K Amira with Shoot HD Camera Hire.

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Shoot HD @ NAB

Shoot HD 14/04/2015 NAB

Camera Rental House Shoot HD checks in to NAB 2015 & checks out the latest film gear.

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Epic Story, Epic camera...

BBC premier Gospel of John, filmed by Shoot HD DOP Ben Hodgson on Red Epic with Zeiss Ultra Primes.

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Film Kit Review: Ronford-Baker 4ft Slider

Ronford-Baker 4ft Slider review. We love to supply shooting kit that in some way reflects the Shoot HD ethos, and Ronford-Baker’s 4ft Slider is a great example: kit that's well put together, will never let you down and always gives you great pictures.

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Production Managers get smart with Camera Hire Companies

Building a relationship with a Facilities Company who place as much value on service levels as they do on camera kits will serve Production Mangers well. The best Hire Companies place a high value on establishing a good rapport with PM's.

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Christmas Ultra Primes unwrapped at Shoot HD

Arri / Zeiss Ultra Primes tested and ready for hire at Shoot HD camera rental London.

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Canon 17-120mm servo ‘Lens Demand Problem’ Solved

The back story to Shoot HD’s issue with Canon’s acclaimed 17-120mm lens - its ever increasing popularity!

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Finestripe Productions shoot with Shoot HD

Shoot HD Ronin and C300 cameras film at Althorp

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Shoot HD Goes Zombie shooting

Shoot HD supplies cameras and crew to WCRS agency for zombie shoot.

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Canon-15-5-47 & 30-105mm Cinema lenses visit Shoot HD

Shoot HD 09/10/2014 canon lenses

Canon Cinema lenses on test at Shoot HD with Arri Amira and Canon c300 hire cameras

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Return of the perfect camera & lens combo

Shoot HD pairs the Arri Amira with the with the Canon 17-120mm servo zoom for the perfect camera & lens combination for doc shooting.

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Canon C300 Custom Picture Profiles and Gamma Curves

An explanation of the various gamma curve presets available on the C300, including Canon Log.

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Is the Blackmagic URSA a serious camera for professionals?

Blackmagic announces the URSA camera to great fanfare and some ridicule. Can it be written off so easily?

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Forgotten New Cinema Lenses of 2014

Johnny Johnson 12/05/2014 lenses

A rundown on some of the new, often overlooked lenses for productions in 2014.

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Arri Amira: What market is it for?

Which productions are the Arri Alexa cameras good for and why are they going to be so flexible to so many operators?

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Movi Rig M15 Hire Press Release

Johnny Johnson 01/05/2014 gimbal

Freefly announces the Movi M15 for hire, offering a range of improvements to the system.

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Keeping Up With Camera Formats

A run down on the latest HD and Ultra-HD 4K formats.

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