My experience shooting with helium in 8k...
Let me start off by saying, 8K is a big fat gimmick. It is completely useless and a huge waist of money considering the cost in hard-drives and computer horsepower.
Here's the deal with Red cameras and why they are so great... There are two major wins:
Dynamic Range and RAW.
The dynamic range in the Epic-W makes my heart just melt. Red claims you can achieve a total of 16.5 stops under perfect circumstances. But my guess is the average Joe will get 15 or 14 stops on a good day. But it really does make a difference. The depth just adds a whole new layer to digital imagery. The level of detail from the shadows to the highlights are mind-blowing. The colors out of the helium sensor are also great. But that's where we start to get into the RAW capabilities
RAW is probably the most unique attribute of this camera. The flat RAW files allow you to basically rework the entire image in post-production. There is just so much you can do, and the dynamic range allows you to push it so far that it becomes an entirely different beast.
Other than that, the Red is just any other camera: it won't make a sucky script any better.
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