Red Komodo: the 6K Canon RF camera that does what Canon can't

Red Komodo: the 6K Canon RF camera that does what Canon can't
(Image credit: Jarred Land / Red Digital Cinema)

Red Digital Cinema has just jumped into the 6K video arms race, as the company confirmed that the Red Komodo – its mysterious, upcoming cine camera that uses the same mount as the Canon EOS R – is a 6K powerhouse.

This makes Red the latest partygoer to RSVP the 6K dance, which is currently only being attended by fellow cinematography specialist Blackmagic – though Panasonic has similarly put on its dancing shoes for an imminent arrival. 

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.