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#1 werner schumann

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Posted 29 June 2005 - 09:21 AM

In order to get a good film out it is suggested to shoot in 50i (with my HDV Z1) ? but we realize that when using artificial light (tungsten/fluorescent) we got a kind of flickering problem ? considering that in Brazil as USA our power source is 60Hz.

Do you guys have any advice to avoid such 50i ?flick? ? otherwise, considering that I have too many interiors scenes I?ll have to shoot it in 60i.

I appreciate your considerations,

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Werner Schumann

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#2 Stephen Williams

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Posted 29 June 2005 - 10:01 AM

In order to get a good film out it is suggested to shoot in 50i (with my HDV Z1) ? but we realize that when using artificial light (tungsten/fluorescent) we got a kind of flickering problem ? considering that in Brazil as USA our power source is 60Hz.

Do you guys have any advice to avoid such 50i ?flick? ? otherwise, considering that I have too many interiors scenes I?ll have to shoot it in 60i.

I appreciate your considerations,

Kind Regards,

Werner Schumann

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Hi,

If there is a shutter speed of 60 or 120 that should work. I was able to use get rid of flicker shooting NTSC with 50 Hz using the shutter speed.

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#3 werner schumann

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Posted 29 June 2005 - 05:05 PM

Hi,

If there is a shutter speed of 60 or 120  that should work. I was able to use get rid of flicker shooting NTSC with 50 Hz using the shutter speed.

Stephen

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I'll try that!
Thanks for your help!

Werner
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#4 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 29 June 2005 - 05:50 PM

Hi,

Alternatively, simply use, or find locations which use, flicker-free or high frequency lighting. A surprising amount of office lighting is now high frequency.

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