HDR Photography

Dell Drops Its First HDR Monitor: A 27-inch 4K Display with 100% Adobe RGB

Dell showed up at NAB in Vegas this year intent on making a splash. To that end, the storied computer company debuted its very first HDR monitor: an …

Photography

Double Exposure Blu-ray

Double Exposure has always been one of my favorate thrillers. Part Depalma, part Up All Night B Movie, it hits that in between sweet spot that few …

Netflix

NAB: Avid, Dolby Team to Drive Atmos Mixing

With the NAB exhibition floor set to open on Monday, manufacturers such as ARRI also revealed plans.<p>The annual National Association of Broadcasters …

Entertainment

Samsung and Amazon counter Dolby Vision HDR with HDR10+

Samsung and Amazon have unveiled HDR10+, an improvement of its current HDR10 open standard that brings it more up to par with rival Dolby Vision. The partnership makes sense as Amazon will create and stream HDR content, while Samsung will include HDR10+ in all its 2017 4K TVs, and offer updates for …

Dell announces its first HDR desktop monitor

Dell just announced its newest monitor, the UltraSharp UP2718Q. It’s a 27-inch 4K desktop monitor, but the biggest addition is support for HDR video (under the HDR10 specification).<p>While Dell has made several well-regarded 4K monitors before, the UltraSharp UP2718Q is the company’s first foray into …

Dell

Dell UltraSharp 27 powers on for 4K, wide gamut and HDR

At CES 2017, Acer and Asus were the first to win gaming buzzword bingo with admittedly terrific-sounding products: the Acer Predator XB272-HDR and Asus ROG Swift PG27UQ both offer 144MHz vertical refresh, Nvidia G-Sync compatibility with HDR support and 4K UHD resolution. What distinguishes the HDR …

Laptops

High Dynamic Range format war lurks in the shadows

Another lounge room format war is looming as Samsung and Amazon Video unveil HDR10+ to rival Dolby Vision, backed by LG and Netflix.<p>High Dynamic …

Dell UP2718Q Monitor goes official with 4K UHD Resolution with HDR

Dell has embarked on the world of HDR monitors with the <b>Dell</b> <b>UP2718Q</b>. It is a model that has a 27-inch IPS panel with 4K resolution UHD -3840 x 2160 …

Dell

Samsung, Amazon Launch HDR10+

Samsung, Amazon Launch HDR10+<p>The new high dynamic range (HDR) format allows brightness levels to change as frequently as each frame, instead of a …

Samsung

A Guide to Shooting HDR: Day 1, "What is HDR?" by Art Adams

This is the first installment of a six-part HDR “survival guide.” Over the course of this series, I hope to impart enough wisdom to help you navigate …

Cinematography

Eizo’s 31.1-inch DCI-4K display is perfect for video and film professionals

Why it matters to you<p>If you're a video and film professional who needs DCI-4K support and the best HDR around, then Eizo's newest monitor is for …

DSLR Cameras

HDR - Higher level of brightness

From the fluffiest clouds to the deepest caves, the extremes of bright whites and pitch darkness sometimes drown out the details. But not on a QLED …

Photography

5 reasons you should buy an HDR TV, even if you have no idea what that means

If you're looking at buying a new TV in 2017, you're likely to get hit with a barrage of buzzwords: 4K, OLED, QLED, HDR... it's enough to make your …

Televisions

Sony's new HDR camera sensor for self-driving cars eliminates LED flicker

It's important to remember that the emergence of robots, drones, and self-driving cars goes hand in hand with the development of the smartphone. The sensors embedded in any midrange Android phone today would be the envy of the most advanced roboticist a decade or two ago.<p>Take this new IMX390 sensor …

DSLR Cameras

Sony's HDR camera helps self-driving cars see in the dark

As Tesla recently showed, video cameras are as important as radar and LiDAR in self-driving cars for tracking road signs, vehicles, pedestrians and more. However, most can't handle tough lighting situations like very dark conditions, flickering LEDs or a sudden transition into a tunnel on a sunny …

Driverless Cars

'Planet Earth II' on 4K Blu-ray will make you want a new TV

<i>Planet Earth II</i> looks so good on 4K Blu-ray that it completely justifies the existence of the doomed disc format. The original <i>Planet Earth</i> sold most consumers on the benefits of Blu-ray and HD video in 2007. It was like peering through a pristine window for the first time, after being stuck with …

Astronomy

Sword Master

Hong Kong cinema giants Derek Yee and Tsui Hark join forces in this martial arts epic, about an elite swordsman who is haunted by his skill, and a …

Netflix

Samsung’s New MU-Series 4K UHD TVs Offer Impressive Performance and HDR

<b>Stephan Jukic – April 8, 2017</b>First came Samsung’s 2017 QLED 4K HDR premium TV lineup, which consisted of the brand’s replacements for the downright …

Models

How to do HDR Photography | Aurora HDR Photography Software Tutorial

You may be wondering why I’m publishing an article on how to do HDR Photography on a site like Shotkit. After all, HDR photography is a little… well, …

Photoshop

Samsung’s new MU Series TVs makes 4K quality slightly more affordable

Samsung announced the availability and pricing of its 2017 MU TV series yesterday, which makes Ultra 4K resolution affordable. The screens range from 40 inches to 82 inches and all also support High Dynamic Range.<p>The series options vary by their feature set, so the most affordable, the MU 6 Series, …

Samsung

Simrad NSS evo3 SolarMax HD Displays

Simrad's NSS evo3 SolarMax HD Displays feature in-plane switching (IPS) display technology which creates a wider viewing angle.<p>While at a recent boat …

Photography

[Deal Alert] Get a 2016 Sony XBR X850D 55" 4K HDR Android TV for just $769 ($230 off) from Buydig on eBay

Large displays such as TVs and monitors have been rapidly going down in price in these past few years. The Sony 4K Android TV we're featuring here is …

Mobile Technology

HDR Tips: Getting the Dynamic Range in Your Shots!

Believe me, no one wants their photos to look just…weird. Which unfortunately is what many HDR images look like, but not all, thankfully.<p>Before …

Tutorials

Samsung raises the curtain on 4K, HDR Cinema Screen display

Cinema screens may have your home entertainment setup beat in terms of size, but picture quality is another matter. Displays capable of 4K resolution …

Samsung

AOC releases 4K UHD display suited to gamers and creative professionals alike

Recently, no matter what you’re looking for in a PC display, whether you’re shopping for bargains or have an unlimited budget, chances are that …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung unveils new cinema theater screen with support for HDR and 4K

Samsung might be better known for its excellent smartphones and television sets, but its latest initiative takes aim at the movie industry. The company has unveiled its brand-new ‘Cinema Screen’ specifically designed for cinema theaters.<p>As the first-ever theater-sized High Dynamic Range LED …

Samsung

Should you buy an OLED, LED or QLED TV?

Don't get lost in jargon soup when buying a new panel TV. Marc Saltzman for USA TODAY<p>You’ve finally decided to buy a 4K TV – those beautiful televisions that deliver four times the resolution of HD – and you’ve also narrowed down the brand you want, screen size, and if you should go curved or …

Home Theater

Create impressive HDR photos with your iPhone and Aurora HDR

Smartphones have come a long way over the years. With advanced mobile technology we also have amazing and powerful apps. It’s the combination of …

Photography

Mobile 101: What does HDR mean for tablet, smartphone and laptop displays?

You may know that "HDR" stands for High Dynamic Range, a term with origins in photography. Now, it's a buzzword that's popping up on more mobile …

Photography

ASUS PB287Q 28" 4K UHD Monitor Review

Hello to everyone!<p>In this review, I would like to introduce the ASUS PB287Q, one of the <b>best selling 4K UHD monitors</b>. This monitor is sold at about …

DSLR Cameras