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#1 Aaron Martin @ OH

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Posted 23 June 2014 - 10:46 AM

Hello,

 

I'm considering shooting Orwo's 16mm UN 54 stock for a short film. I'll be using a Normal 16 Bolex and I was wondering if anyone had any examples of scanning this stock at 2K and then doing a 1.78 extraction. If you've got some examples could you please share them with me?

 

Thanks,

 

Aaron


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#2 Chris Burke

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Posted 28 June 2014 - 06:06 AM

I just got 800 feet of single perf 16mm UN54. I am going to shoot it in S16, but when I get it scanned I will crop and do a 1.78 extraction for you if you already haven't got one. Probably two weeks out.


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Posted 28 June 2014 - 06:14 AM

I suspect though, if you use sharp glass and the registration is good on your camera, that the image quality will be great, barely different from S16.


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#4 Dirk DeJonghe

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Posted 28 June 2014 - 11:46 AM

Compared to color negative stock, the B&W Orwo stock has considerably more grain. If you like that look, fine, if you don't I suggest color negative 50D and desaturate in post.  Doing a 1.78 letterbox from standard 16 is not going to help the grain issue.


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