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I'm thinking this Music Video was done on S8?


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#1 Chris Graham

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Posted 16 February 2007 - 01:27 PM

music video called "Ni Ten Ichi Ryu" by electronic music producer Photek. Can't make out if it was done initially in B&W or a post effect. i know it's a dojo and it's supposed be dark and all, but I think lighting could've been better, especially on the main character's face at least! Doesn't seem like any effects were applied in post, like a dry cut.

Well anyways, I'm thinking with a good B&W stock and a Canon 1014 would be even better. only in the exterior shots where they're fighting makes me believe that it doesn't have a crystal motor. What do you guys recon?


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#2 Jonathan Bowerbank

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Posted 16 February 2007 - 01:45 PM

Nothing there to really evidence that it's S8, if anything, I think it was shot HD. It's evident in the skin textures and action scenes that it was probably shot digitally.

Then again, it's a very compressed YouTube video...so the jury is still out.
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#3 Chris Graham

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Posted 16 February 2007 - 01:52 PM

That video came out in 1998! The single came out in '97.
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#4 Jonathan Bowerbank

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Posted 16 February 2007 - 02:15 PM

ahhh, k, so HD's out

Still doesn't look like S8 to me though :)
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#5 Chris Graham

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Posted 16 February 2007 - 02:28 PM

well, there's a scene in that video where a candle gets cut in slow motion, and that smoothness usually comes from film cameras. i'm thinking s16 then! and I say that because you mention HD. I'd really like to know because I'd want to tackle a project like that but on S8 with a really good transfer to a non-compressed drive

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