RED's Dragon Sensor: More Resolution and Dynamic Range than 65mm Film12/07/2012 10:15 AM Eastern
Jim Jannard doesn't mince words with his claims that RED's upcoming Dragon sensor will outshine film in every respect. He writes,
"OK. This is the final frontier.
The RED Dragon sensor needs to be directly compared to 65mm film.
The Dragon has more resolution than 65mm film when scanned at 4K.
The Dragon has more dynamic range than film... by a lot. 65mm film has about 14.5 stops. The Dragon has an easy 16 stops... without sweating.
The EPIC Dragon will shoot nearly 100fps. 65mm film cameras... not so much.
Cost to shoot the RED Dragon vs. 65mm film... ridiculously not close.
Dragon should never be compared to 35mm film. It should only be spoken in reference to 65mm film from here on out.
So you own an EPIC? You upgrade.
Have a nice day....
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