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Dino Sanacory

engineer, editor, colorist, critic
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November 24th 2008
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Sony consumer and still camera video
by Dino Sanacory 3 years ago
I've been handed card copies from a Sony RX100 point and shoot. Wondering about a couple things. Video recorded as 1920 by 1080 at 23.976 to MP4 files. Avid does not like those files for AMA or import
Re: Sony consumer and still camera video
by Dino Sanacory 3 years ago
will not AMA or import through Avid. I was just hoping that the convoluted and busy file structure Sony uses would finally present some useful and usable information. So manual it is. okay thanks.
Best Alternative to ISIS or Unity for Small AVID Production House
by Vikas Dharia 3 years ago
Hey guys Right now I have 5 MAC PRO EDIT BAYS running on AVID MC 7 on 10.7.5, that are connected to a Unity 5 through Fibre cards and a ISIS 5500, although the ISIS is just one engine and the Unity is
Re: Best Alternative to ISIS or Unity for Small AVID Production House
by Bob Zelin 3 years ago
Rainer - exactly what kind of incorrect advice are you giving here. Apple XSAN server cannot support AVID shared storage support, or AVID Bin locking. Exactly where do you get your information from. Y
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more debates
by Chris Pettit 4 years ago
The following post and subsequent comments are all from the last 24 hours ONLY. All this original article did was mention that Adobe had reset its trial period. That's it. Just in case anyone is convi
Re: more debates
by Jim Wiseman 4 years ago
Getting a bit tired of hearing about Adobe's share price, Mads, since that is the real problem. Wall Street speculators being treated with more respect than their customers. Certainly doesn't have to
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OTish: Adobe Release
by Scott Witthaus 4 years ago
http: www.adobe.com news-room pressreleases 201506 061615AdobeUnveilsMilestone2015CreativeCloudRelease.html sadly nothing about "fixing" the interfaces.... ;-) Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Post Produc
Re: OTish: Adobe Release
by Charlie Austin 4 years ago
Jeremy Garchow "Final Cut Legend still works to this day without an update since Feb 2010 across a few OS (and architecture) changes, and many hardware changes." I heard from somewhere or other that
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Wall Street says to the 2019 adobe CEO - why aren't you fully monetising 5 mill captive subscribers?
by Aindreas Gallagher 4 years ago
half a notion off Dick Costolo's ouster from twitter. The general notion is that twitter was mis-apprehended, and had unrealistic investor goals relative to facebook. But Wall street didn't really car
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Re: Wall Street says to the 2019 adobe CEO - why aren't you fully monetising 5 mill captive subscribers?
by Aindreas Gallagher 4 years ago
Mads Nybo J rgensen "But is he dishonest and creepy " Yes mads, he is. When this place was in full froth there were posts on him showing bloomberg videos of him answering basic questions around engin
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Another article....
by Gabe Strong 4 years ago
Here is another article on the trend towards 'Software as a subscription'. Reading through the comments is interesting as well. http: www.creativeplanetnetwork.com flink 610186 Gabe Strong G-Force Pro
Re: Another article....
by Andrew Kimery 4 years ago
David Mathis "Feel free to disagree." Since the get go I've always wanted more services, more price tiers (like the old CS packages) and a buyout option from Adobe. My signing up for Adobe CC is a si
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Converting 30 fps to 24 fps
by Ali Quintana 4 years ago
What is the best way to Convert 30 fps to 24 fps I have Blackmagic footage shot at 30 frames and 180 shutter angle It was supposed to be shot at 24, somehow the settings were forgotten to be changed t
Re: Converting 30 fps to 24 fps
by Dino Sanacory 4 years ago
hoe much material are we talking about doing a hardware pass through something like a Terranex can get a lot done quickly. If you have just a small amount of material, or a lot of time, I find I can g
Version issues (sample), part II
by Chris Pettit 5 years ago
Choice selections: "Wait - wasn't one of the selling points of the subscription CC model that we'd never have to deal with a massive update that ran next to a previous version So that what we're deali
Re: Version issues (sample), part II
by Jim Wiseman 5 years ago
Don't know if I will wake up in the morning... non sequitur Jim Wiseman Sony PMW-EX1, Pana AJ-D810 DVCPro, DVX-100, Nikon D7000, Final Cut Pro X 10.1.1, Final Cut Studio 2 and 3, Media 100 Suite 2.1.5
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The Atlantic Council think tank takes a position on cloud service providers.
by Aindreas Gallagher 5 years ago
one more sure - http: www.computerworld.com s article 9248860 Jonny_Evans_Adobe_CS_and_the_dangerous_cloud taxonomyId=158&pageNumber=2 The Atlantic Council recommends that enterprises take steps now t
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Re: Revisiting the Apocalypse
by Franz Bieberkopf 5 years ago
Gary Huff "So if the old project was from, say, Video Toaster, how would that help you Or Media Composer circa 1999. If someone dumped an old FireWire hard drive in your lap with a Media Composer XL
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Adobe support is OK if you're willing to dig your feet in for a four hours or so
by TImothy Auld 5 years ago
Finally (after fighting through many layers - and it took about 4 hours) they solved my problem. But their documentation is a joke. Not indexed. You can't find anything relevant with a phrase search.
Re: Adobe support is OK if you're willing to dig your feet in for a four hours or so
by Rainer Schubert 5 years ago
Joseph W. Bourke "and when someone asks you why, you don't have any facts to back up your sign. I'd just like to hear an argument that holds water, not just a vague statement of opinion." Joseph - Wh
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The Return of the perpetual license?
by Steve Connor 5 years ago
https: creativecloud.adobeevents.com ccnext sdid=KLUAV Steve Connor Mellowing slowly
Re: The Return of the perpetual license?
by Franz Bieberkopf 5 years ago
Andrew Kimery "I'm not sure why anyone thought major releases and version numbers were a thing of the past." Andrew, Personally this has just clarified what we've suspected anyway. http: forums.creat
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Compressor deinterlace sparkle artifacts
by Dino Sanacory 5 years ago
Deinterlacing some 1080i edited programs through compressor. Just deinterlace, no re-size or frame rate change. I have the deinterlace setting under frame controls at "best". I use this often but am n
Best Compression App?
by Michael Harrington 5 years ago
I've tried PAVTUBE, ProxyMill and a few others and all seem to have their own problems compressing and delivering what I need, simple things like recovering time code from original file. Whats a good
Re: Best Compression App?
by Dino Sanacory 5 years ago
There isn't, that I've been able to find, one best program. I use a combination of Apple Compressor, DaVinci Resolve and After Effects. (and every once in a while, Sorenson Squeeze and Adobe Media Enc
Adobe losing a potential big broadcast client with rental only
by Andy Field 5 years ago
Just spoke with editing supervisor at major network Owned station group - saying their FCP 7 is so antiquated they need a new system but their policy is they won't rent software....so CC is out of the
Re: Adobe losing a potential big broadcast client with rental only
by Dave LaRonde 5 years ago
Please notice the marketing weasel phrase they use in that FAQ entry: "select set". In other words, "we make no guarantees that we'll have the legacy software you happen to need." That doesn't put my
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Adobe booed at the NAB supermeet
by Aindreas Gallagher 5 years ago
might explain why some of the adobe reps were a bit rattled. https: twitter.com oddernod status 453734513193918464 to be fair, I don't think I'd go booing someone giving a presentation - that seems a
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Re: Adobe booed at the NAB supermeet
by Aindreas Gallagher 5 years ago
Walter Soyka "he point about multiple development branches was about releasing, say, Pr 7.0, then releasing 7.1a with bug fixes plus new features for subscribers, and also releasing 7.1b with bug fix
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Goodbye FCPX
by Lance Moody 5 years ago
Well, I am sad to say it but I have officially given up on FCPX. I was an FCP 1.0 user and a thorny part of the community back then. I liked FCPX and used it for one fairly large project (https: www.y
Re: Goodbye FCPX
by Dan Stewart 5 years ago
Well I've been sat on Avid this whole time. I'd love to move forward into the sexy future, but along with the good ideas there always seems to be some demented corporate bullshit that makes it toxic.
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Throwing down the carrot
by Rich Rubasch 5 years ago
Just got a "save now and lock in" email. Looks like prices could go up after NAB for those early adopters and those who waited are being wooed in to get in at a lower rate and lock in for 2 years. Any
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Re: Throwing down the carrot
by David Smith 5 years ago
When Adobe still had an exit strategy, it was much easier to drop their software and move to something else. Any files you had created, you could still open and use if you needed to while now using th
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Creative Cloud app barely working: ready to give up on CC completely
by James Culbertson 6 years ago
I've been dealing with CC app bugginess since I first installed it a couple of months ago. The CC app would randomly quit and sometimes not start up at all. Once it does this I have to restart my comp
Re: Creative Cloud app barely working: ready to give up on CC completely
by Dino Sanacory 5 years ago
You don't need to reinstall applications for a new user. Applications are available to all users. You will lose access to you personal files that are stored in your user folder but you should create a
59.94p 4k XAVC to 23.976
by Eric Liner 5 years ago
I'm working on a new MBP running Resolve Lite 10.0 on Mavericks OS. I'm attempting to create Pro Res HD dailies from my XAVC 4k source. The project, timeline, and output are all set at 23.976 and my s
Re: 59.94p 4k XAVC to 23.976
by Dino Sanacory 5 years ago
Just curious, why do you shoot 59.94 fps if you only want 23.976
Export to an HD Quicktime from Final Cut Pro
by Katy Clore 8 years ago
For some reason I am unable to export my sequence to an HD Quicktime. It only exports a portion of my sequence. Depending on the format of the quicktime, the length varies, but the size of the export
Re: Export to an HD Quicktime from Final Cut Pro
by Dino Sanacory 8 years ago
How much space is left on the drive you are exporting to Can you try exporting to a different drive
UpRez and Deinterlace
by Dino Sanacory 8 years ago
I want to do both. UpRez and Deinterlace. I have the plug in for each. They each work independently, can't make them work together. In After Effects. latest version of the plug ins, AE CS4, Mac Pro OS
Re: UpRez and Deinterlace
by Dino Sanacory 8 years ago
John. That's the stuff. Thanks for the tip.
What Mac Pro do I have?
by Gary Steward 10 years ago
A few years ago I bought a Mac Pro with the following specs: Two 2.66GHz Dual-Core Intel Xeon 'Woodcrest' processors & 4gb 667MHz DDR2 Ram. I'm wanting to upgrade my memory card, and my RAM to the bes
Re: What Mac Pro do I have?
by Dino Sanacory 10 years ago
under the apple menu, select "About This Mac". From the window that opens, click on "More Info..." This launches the system profiler. The last item in the initial window, "Hardware Overview' is the se
sharing avid media
by geoffrey boyd 10 years ago
I would like to share my avid media files over a network so two avid systems can use the same media files. I am running two media composer software only systems and all the drives are accessible throu
Re: sharing avid media
by Dino Sanacory 10 years ago
Avid provides Unity. A complete, integrated system for sharing media and projects between all Avid products. For a cheaper but more DIY solution, EditShare. http: www.editshare.com index.php option=co
Sluggish MC
by Bob Sykes 10 years ago
We have 3 Avids that are exactly the same: MC 3.5.1 w Mojo Unity 5.1.2 fiber connected MAC OS 10.5.6 Intel quad core 4 mb memory Two systems just run along fine. The third is SOLOWWWWWW. For instance,
Re: Sluggish MC
by Dino Sanacory 10 years ago
Surprised no one posted that 4mb is not enough RAM. Fist, swap just the computer between two systems. If the problem follow the computer you know it's in there. If it stays in the room then it's somet
DVCPRO HD 720 24pn final output to 720 60p
by Jim Kinsey 10 years ago
Anyone help me with this one...... Our television show is making the jump to the outdoor channel. My question is I have several shows shot in the DVCPRO HD codec 720 24Pn and would like to output a fi
Re: DVCPRO HD 720 24pn final output to 720 60p
by Dino Sanacory 10 years ago
Wether through Kona, FCP or compressor, there is no "pulldown" being added. All simply repeat frames to get from 24 to 60.
Beefen up G5 to run Final Cut pro 6 or 7
by Carlos Carmona 10 years ago
Whats up folks I just bought a used 1.6 GHz PowerPc G5 tower with 1.25 gb of ram, running on 10.3.9, and two internal hd's 80g and 240g. It has the old Final Cut Pro 4.5 running on it. I want to beef
Re: Beefen up G5 to run Final Cut pro 6 or 7
by Dino Sanacory 10 years ago
Hey, I made 2 DTRS tapes, last year...
sony jh-3 hdcam deck sound problem
by Bruce Lapointe 10 years ago
Hi, I was wondering if anyone might be able to help me with the following: I have been capturing HDCAM tapes (shot 23.98 but capturing to fcp 6.0 as 29.97 dv quality for offline edit). Every tape has
Re: sony jh-3 hdcam deck sound problem
by Dino Sanacory 10 years ago
I'll guess that the C is the cue track. A 5th track that is actually a low grade linear analog track. Don't know that many people used it. Might be used to record the intercom in a multi camera studio
DV on an 8-bit timeline
by Renny McCauley 10 years ago
This is a little passe, but I've been experimenting some with trying to edit DV on an 8-bit Uncompressed timeline which has led to some strange results. Sometimes graphics look better in FCP. Sometime
Re: DV on an 8-bit timeline
by Dino Sanacory 10 years ago
The uncompressed preset is 720 by 486. DV is 720 by 480. Final Cut will "adjust" 480 material dropped into a 486 timeline. This may be the source of some of your issues with the footage. Look at the m
student entry camera -- another choice?
by Rick Wise 10 years ago
The University where I teach part time is about to move its film students over to 100% digital shooting through all the core film classes. (Students will have the option to follow a film track or a di
Re: student entry camera -- another choice?
by Dino Sanacory 10 years ago
I have to chime in here. My suggestion Something big and bulky with as few features as possible. Something that is awkward to carry, that needs a tripod. Something with XLR and BNC connectors. A Bolex
rendering to HDCAM FORMAT
by Philippe Orlando 10 years ago
Hello, In a previous post I've asked how to print HDCAM media, but I think Im going to go a different route. Thanks, Chris Young for your input. I've found an article from DSE, it's at the bottom of t
Re: rendering to HDCAM FORMAT
by Dino Sanacory 10 years ago
Philippe Orlando "I thought HDCAM was disc, but apparently it's tape, correct " Buddy, please... for the sake of everything that is decent and beautiful in this world, spend 20 minutes with google an
A question before I buy Avid
by Anthony Doyle 10 years ago
Hi, I'm currently looking into buying the Avid Media Composer system but just want to make sure of one thing before I do this. My main concern is transferring files between a Mac and a Windows PC. We
Re: A question before I buy Avid
by Dino Sanacory 10 years ago
A little late to this but... Inconsistencies or issues between the Macintosh OS and the Windows OS are what they are wether or not an Avid product is involved. The media and project files generated by
New avid user trying to import footage
by Brittney Cisco 10 years ago
I have footage that a cliet has dumped onto their hardrive and already created bins. I transfered the entire folder from their harddrive to mine and am now trying to import the bins with the files, or
Re: New avid user trying to import footage
by Dino Sanacory 10 years ago
batch import
FCP Uncompressed Quicktime into AVID?
by Satish More 10 years ago
Hi, Is there a difference between a pure uncompressed QT file made in FCP or AVID I have someone digitizing my HDCAM tapes to uncompressed quicktime on a MAC FCP machine. I need to import those to DNx
Re: FCP Uncompressed Quicktime into AVID?
by Dino Sanacory 10 years ago
Um, since the uncompressed codec has 4:2:2 in the name, I going to go with it being 601 709 based, not RGB.
why a Nitris DX when you can get a Mojo DX ?
by Bob Zelin 10 years ago
I just put in a Mojo DX. When I first saw the Mojo DX, I didn't like it because it lacked all the I O provided by the $15,000 Nitris DX. But with the advent of the new low cost A D and D A converters
Re: why a Nitris DX when you can get a Mojo DX ?
by Dino Sanacory 10 years ago
Thank you. So officially resolved. Dual HD-SDI outputs on the Nitris DX. that gives you the one for monitoring and one to feed the deck.
What is wrong with this picture?
by Scott Evans 10 years ago
I have a client which produces web based videos for local business in my region. Their requirements are very straight forward, 480i footage. I transfer the P2 files from cards to my laptop with the Pa
Re: What is wrong with this picture?
by Dino Sanacory 10 years ago
Now as much as this client may be cheap, ignorant or backwards, their requirements seem very clear and simple, DV tapes or Final Cut ready DV files. If that requirement cannot be met, then don't take
HDV to Digibeta and Old Avids
by Adam Bernardi 10 years ago
I'm pretty new to FCP. We work on old Avid Meridien Media Composers and they can't handle the flood of new file formats that are coming in. The current issue is that we have a ton of HDV 1080i60 files
Re: HDV to Digibeta and Old Avids
by Dino Sanacory 10 years ago
I think you are to be commended for trying to squeeze what you can out of those old workhorses. The Meridien line was a beautiful thing. Wondering how much material you are working with here If you ca
WHy are my exports taking so long????
by Josh Evans 10 years ago
I have a few clips at around 10 minutes each. All I did in motion was add some black circles to protect the identity of some faces, and some text along the bottom explaining this. But when i go to exp
Re: WHy are my exports taking so long????
by Dino Sanacory 10 years ago
Check the motion blur setting for each output. It adds significantly to the needed render time (though may be necessary depending on the work being done).
Capturing 1:1 from Compact Flash Cards
by Dan Roland 10 years ago
Hi! Using a Sony Z7 and shooting HDV 1080i to Compact Flash cards, and then editing using the latest AVID version 3.5 for pc, I was wondering a) whether to shoot using AVI or RAW format on the Z7's re
Re: Capturing 1:1 from Compact Flash Cards
by Dino Sanacory 10 years ago
The files created by the Avid will be the same exact material encoded by the camera, just packaged in an Avid friendly way. That is, the quality will be exactly the same as the tape or files written b
Ultra scope
by Nigel Thompson 10 years ago
Ok so who can explain to me how this works. I see u gotta have a PC, ok cool but is there something u stick in the PCI express lane what some body talk to me. a set of scopes for 695 , wow, i'll do th
Re: Ultra scope
by Dino Sanacory 10 years ago
Yea, what's the minimum system we can get away with Any home brew builders out there want to come up with the smallest, cheapest package the Ultrascope will work in Might be a new business opportunity
keep existing -10ire qt through afx?
by Joe Gill 10 years ago
I managed to get a deck to make -10ire "superblack" and capture that into FCP via blackmagic. When I bring it into AFX CS3, it always renders out at 0ire in qt. Does anybody know how to do this I need
Re: keep existing -10ire qt through afx?
by Dino Sanacory 10 years ago
I can make this work in an Avid. In AE pre-comp your graphics build and place it over black in another comp. Then apply a levels effect to the pre-comp, set output black to 16 and output white to 235.
Recording 16mm Film with DVX...
by Grant Wilber 10 years ago
I have a 16mm b w film (no sound) that I wanted to get a recording of. Whats the best way to do this I'm going to be using a DVX100b. Should I put it on 24p Any other tips to make it come out the best
Re: Recording 16mm Film with DVX...
by Dino Sanacory 10 years ago
I agree, find a facility. There is no way you will get the shutter in the projector to consistently line up with the shutter in the camera. If you must do this, shoot at 30i to increase the number of
A Major Motion Picture in HDV
by Dan Asselin 10 years ago
So I see in the news portion of the Cow Main Page that the movie "Crank - High Voltage" was filmed primarily using the Canon XHA1 and the Canon VixiaHF10. (I was thinking that the next sentence was go
Re: BTW - Here's a pretty dismal review of CRANK
by Dino Sanacory 10 years ago
I think everyone sees it essentially the way I see it. That is, movies are about telling stories and the tools used are just that, tools. If the end result is something that can engage, entertain, and
XDCAM software for Avid/Macbook Pro
by Al Man 10 years ago
Hi All, I am trying to download off Sony the transfer software for the SxS cards for my Macbook Pro running Avid. But all the softwares available on the site say they are for FCP. Is there one specifi
Re: XDCAM software for Avid/Macbook Pro
by Dino Sanacory 10 years ago
You would be very well served by upgrading to 3.5. I realize telling you to spend $300 is not the answer you were looking for. Unfortunately, this is the first version of the software that really addr
is AJA sitting on their Laurels??
by Richard chin 10 years ago
It is said the "only thing constant is change" and i have seen (and tasted) the crash of Media 100 and Pinnacle Cinewave, two former giants in the video editing industry ( and more recently DPS Veloc
Re: is AJA sitting on their Laurels??
by Dino Sanacory 10 years ago
Don't y'all worry, it's coming. The innovation I mean.
Real uncompressed, useable codec - please help
by Andras Sarkadi 10 years ago
Dear AJa users, I'm quite new to the Aja world, and i'm trying to look for the right codec to use in our post production studio. I've done some tests, but none of the codecs i have seemed to be right
Re: Real uncompressed, useable codec - please help
by Dino Sanacory 10 years ago
Andras Sarkadi "The machine I use is a 2.66 QuadCore MacPro connected to an Xserve SAN (so bandwidth can not be a problem)" Bandwidth can absolutely be a problem. You make no mention of the storage s
Locked into Final Cut?
by Paul Hartel 10 years ago
Hey guys, Just received a drive from an EX1 shoot. First XD CAM project. Am planning my workflow. Intended to cut this on MC 3.5. Was looking at the clip folders (along with viewing some of the footag
Re: Locked into Final Cut?
by Dino Sanacory 10 years ago
Avid just added a full self-contained XDCam workflow in 3.5. It is through a new feature called AMA (Avid Media Access). This should take care of whatever you are trying to do.
Dubbing DVCPRO HD to HDCAM
by Chris Bierlein 10 years ago
I shot a gig recently in DVCPRO HD, (HDX900, 1080 24), understanding of course that the camera is recording 24P over 60i. It's come to pass that the editor requires an HDCAM version of the footage at
Re: Dubbing DVCPRO HD to HDCAM
by Dino Sanacory 10 years ago
Supposedly, the AJ-HD1800 DVCProHD deck will output a 1080 24P signal from those tapes. I found two apparent success stories here: http: community.avid.com forums t 68627.aspx I found panasonic docume
Graphic Fill & Key output from laptop w/Photoshop?
by Jim Bittel 10 years ago
I've been working on some field production projects recently where budget constraints and the simplicity of the projects have made a dedicated CG not really practical. I was wondering if anyone is aw
Re: Graphic Fill & Key output from laptop w/Photoshop?
by Dino Sanacory 10 years ago
SDI matte and fill from a laptop. Not gonna come from any Firewire converter. You already have a switcher and I imagine some monitors, maybe an audio mixer. No room for even a G4 tower with a Decklink
Images for slideshow turning blue
by Nathan Quattrini 10 years ago
I am importing a bunch of images to make a slideshow and about half of them are turning blue, not solid, but as if a blue white duotone was applied to them. Any idea why
Re: Images for slideshow turning blue
by Dino Sanacory 10 years ago
Might be they are CMYK rather than RGB or 16 bit pixels rather than 8
Upgrading the EX-3 Fujinon Lens
by William McCauley 10 years ago
I've finished a number of multi camera projects using 1 Ex-3 and 1 PDW-F330 XDCAM. In post I can see a slight softening of the image in the Ex-3 compared to the 330. My suspicion is that the lose of i
Re: Upgrading the EX-3 Fujinon Lens
by Dino Sanacory 10 years ago
William, wondering if you might have any testing updates for us Definitely curious as to the experience of using alternate lenses with this camera. Thanks.
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