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#1 nicolas goerg

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Posted 11 February 2006 - 07:03 AM

:( hi everybody ! ! !

The following images are taken from a short I shot almost a month ago. The director called me because he saw the shots in full screen (on the mac he's editing on) and whasn't satisfied with the definition. I toke a look at it and I'm not really satisfied either: the close-up you see was shot in macro . I used a dvx100a in PAL (I live in france) so the image size is 720*576 and thats the size i get in final cut and in photoshop. the is it just me or should I re-do an import differently???? tell me what you guys think. thanks a lot...

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#2 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 11 February 2006 - 11:16 AM

Looks all right to me.

People always whine when they put SD video up on a computer monitor. Remember that the computer display is high scan rate progressive 4:4:4 often at HD resolutions, so yes, blowing up video on a computer monitor often makes it look soft in comparison. Also, many computer graphics cards apply rather extreme interpolation to the image when blowing it up, which can further soften the way it looks.


But there's nothing wrong with your pictures. If you want it to look better in these circumstances, shoot HD!

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#3 Stephen Williams

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Posted 11 February 2006 - 11:37 AM

Looks all right to me.
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But there's nothing wrong with your pictures. If you want it to look better in these circumstances, shoot HD!

Phil


Hi,

I agree.

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#4 Alexandre Lucena

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Posted 11 February 2006 - 12:34 PM

Quite nice actually.

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#5 Sam Wells

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Posted 11 February 2006 - 12:37 PM

Jeez your images look great on my PowerBook :)

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#6 John Carreon

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Posted 11 February 2006 - 07:21 PM

I agree...looks like video but it looks fine...I don't see any bad pixelation...

Maybe a little make-up...but beyond that it looks like a relatively well lit...in focus shot...

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#7 Ryan Bajornas

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Posted 12 February 2006 - 01:57 AM

the stills look fine, but maybe the moving image is a different story. if the image doesn't play right, it must be computer settings. so try something different until you get it right. if you still have problems, import onto a different system. eventually you'll find what's wrong. i'm sure those huge pixels are not on your master tape, so quit worrying.
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#8 nicolas goerg

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Posted 12 February 2006 - 06:21 AM

the stills look fine, but maybe the moving image is a different story. if the image doesn't play right, it must be computer settings. so try something different until you get it right. if you still have problems, import onto a different system. eventually you'll find what's wrong. i'm sure those huge pixels are not on your master tape, so quit worrying.


ok cool.. thanks guys....
but I still think the quality is weird (not as good in close ups than large) but hey, you're right, its sd, not hd :( ......

I'll try to grade the poop and show you more stills...

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