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#1 Matias Nicolas

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Posted 31 July 2007 - 12:23 PM

Hi I'm shooting a short film in HD with the SONY HDV-Z1 ... do you know the sensibility of the camera? (how much asa compared to film?? ) ... and , what happens with this camera if I work usin gain... ? the short is for tv, not for cinemas... so , do I loose definition?
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#2 Matt Sandstrom

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Posted 31 July 2007 - 04:39 PM

gain reduces the dynamic range, not the definition, the result is more noise. you can use 9db without problem if it's for tv. in fact i like to use it even for things going to hd or film since i'm not very fond of the smooth texture this camera produces, especially with detail turned down.

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