The RED RAVEN certainly ruffled some feathers when it was announced late in 2015. For many people it sounded far too good to be true and now when we’re finally looking at the footage, it almost looks too good to be true. The color and incredibly detailed shadows certainly has me impressed.
But we also have to temper our expectations.
Whenever we see promotional material like this, it’s easy to jump up and get excited about the capabilities of the camera, but you can assume it’s being shot with the most expensive lenses on the market…
But wait, this is shot with the new Zeiss Milvus lenses? Now that really impresses me! The Milvus lenses used in this video, might be on the higher end of affordable but they’re certainly within the reach of a person who buys the RED Raven.
Watch this short, “Carrion” that’s being shared on www.RED.com and look for the incredibly rich color and dynamic range presented. I’m not a RED Shooter yet I’m very impressed. Also, make sure to click the resolution up to 4k so you can get the full experience. It’s worth the extra buffer time.
“CARRION” – Shot on RED RAVEN 4.5K
RED's Newest Short Unveils RED RAVEN's Capture Capabilities
“Carrion” unveils footage from the 4.5K RED RAVEN™, RED’s most compact camera to date. Shot completely on a RED RAVEN fitted with the new Zeiss Milvus lenses, “Carrion” showcases the versatility and capture capabilities of the camera through stunning images shot in an array of lighting conditions and frame rates. Boasting the incredible dynamic range and color science of the RED DRAGON® sensor, RED RAVEN empowers shooters to achieve best-in-class image quality without having to compromise.
(cover photo credit: snap from the video)