Chris Gold

Chris Gold

Chris Gold is a Brooklyn-based hominid who would much rather discuss the Nyquist-Shannon Sampling Theorem’s effect on image sensor design than himself. In his spare time, he can be found cycling around the five boroughs.

Latest Articles

10 months ago
Nobody has ever complained about a memory card being too fast, and increasingly, electronics manufacturers are expecting you to have high-speed memory cards that are compatible with certain features. Smartphones, tablets, and even laptops often rely on memory cards for external storage...
1 year ago
In our last article, we spoke about things you needed to know about buying an unlocked phone, including the freedom of being off contract, and the wide selection of phones available. We also gave you some insight into phone variants and manufacturer warranties. Now, we’re going to discuss...
1 year ago
Smartphones are pretty ubiquitous. Almost everybody has one, and many of us spend more time on our phone than we do on our personal computers. Yet, in the United States, most people still purchase their smartphones from the same companies that provide cell phone service, which is quite odd if you think about it. People don't purchase TVs from cable companies or computers from their Internet...
1 year ago
10 Ways the iPad Can Help Video Professionals There is no doubt that the iPad is a wonderful media-consumption device. Although it might not be capable of shooting or editing professional video footage just yet, it can still be an invaluable tool for any filmmaker’s or videographer’s tool kit. Here are ten ways the iPad can be used, from the beginning to the end of the production cycle. 1....
1 year ago
Recently, a whole world of video and filmmaking opportunities has opened up to photographers, thanks to the fact that nearly every DSLR camera is capable of shooting surprisingly good High Definition, or sometimes even 4K, video. However, there is one area in which the DSLR lags behind greatly, and that is in sound. You may not realize it at first, but good sound is really just as important to a...
1 year ago
Sometimes, the most annoying thing about having an interchangeable-lens camera is the interchangeable-lens part. Prime lenses and short-range zoom lenses for full-frame cameras aren’t that big by themselves. But at some point, you realize that the five-lens kit you have is a bit of a drag to carry around with you everywhere, and you wish you could just take one lens with you that could replace...
2 years ago
Video editing is one of the most demanding tasks you can execute on a computer. A modern video-editing program such as Adobe Premiere requires high performance from the processor, RAM memory, GPU (if using GPU acceleration), as well as storage drives. Choosing a fast storage...
2 years ago
The Panasonic GH4's ability to record both DCI 4K and UHD video internally, without line-skipping or pixel binning, sets a new standard for in-camera video recording with HDSLR and mirrorless cameras. However, a...
2 years ago

Over the past few years, Livestream has grown from being solely a software-based video streaming service aimed at the consumer market to a serious competitor to professional live-switching and mixing services such as TriCaster.

2 years ago

With all the pomp and circumstance around 4K cameras and large-sensor, interchangeable-lens cinema cameras, you would be forgiven if you thought traditional 3-chip ENG-style cameras had been forgotten by camera manufacturers. But fear not, ENG and event shooters, the new PXW-X180 from Sony aims to give the 1080p ENG market the attention it deserves.

2 years ago

There’s no doubt the new Mac Pro is an impressive engineering feat. Packing workstation-class processors and dual workstation GPUs into a small device without any performance compromises is quite a technical accomplishment. If you never really used the internal PCIe expansion slots on the old Mac Pro tower, you will be well served by the new Thunderbolt-based Mac Pro.

2 years ago

Nvidia just unveiled their new top-of-the-line GeForce card, which is aimed at high-end gamers and other users looking for a GeForce card with the best possible GPU performance in the least amount of space. The new GTX Titan Z card features two GK110 GPUs housed together on one card.

3 years ago

Holiday shopping for a professional photographer or videographer can be hard to do without breaking the bank. Most professional grade gear is justifiably very expensive, and you probably don’t want to buy someone an inferior version of something they already have.

 

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