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Thomas Kist

Member Since:
October 5th 2008
48 Posts
Alexa Skintones
by Thomas Kist 9 years ago
I just finished my second project on the Alexa. Is it just me or do the skin tones have a tendency to blend into one color Its difficult to describe, but it looks to me as if there is less color defin
Re: Alexa Skintones
by Thomas Kist 9 years ago
Its a weird phenomenon. Maybe its more a thing for the Make-Up people because it has a lot to do with oversmoothing a face. Thomas Kist Freelance D.o.P Amsterdam,The Netherlands www.thomaskist.com
What to set ISO to when reading light meter?
by Dominick Pietrzak 9 years ago
This might seem like a silly question, but I don't know what my ISO setting should be on my light meter when checking for f-stop. I am using a PMW-EX1 with a Letus 35mm Adapter and Zeiss glass, if tha
Re: What to set ISO to when reading light meter?
by Thomas Kist 9 years ago
Never sell your meter. It is not worth getting little money for it. be like the rest of us end end up with loads of little handy tools lying around. you never know when they might come in usefull. my
XDCAM PAL 24p?
by Sherwin Akbarzadeh 10 years ago
Hi there, So I notice that only you NTSCers get 24p on my EX1. I live in Australia. I shoot PAL. Why can't i have 24p Now accepting this sad fact, what is my next best frame rate shutter speed option
Re: XDCAM PAL 24p?
by Thomas Kist 10 years ago
Hi Sherwin, for that film feeling 25p will do fine. if you are going to make a 35mm film copy shooting 24p might be interesting otherwise don't bother because shooting 24 frames in a 50Hz environment
Expensive lesson
by Joe Tyler 10 years ago
I was running an EX3 with an EFP style setup. In addition to the field monitor, I usually supply a large client HDTV for clients via the component output on the side of the camear. Long story short, S
Re: Expensive lesson
by Thomas Kist 10 years ago
I have the Black Magic SDI to HDMI adapter. works great for setting op a large consumer monitor to let clients directors watch the shoot or footage. Because HD shows so much detail its nice to see it
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Has anyone read American Cinematographer
by Viking Jonsson 10 years ago
Hello, I wonder if anyone has read the magazine American Cinematographer. I'm thinking of getting it but I would like to hear Your thoughts first, because I live in Sweden and it is a damn expensive f
Re: Has anyone read American Cinematographer
by Thomas Kist 10 years ago
I've have a subscription for more than 20 years. The shipping to Europe is surprisingly cheap. Take a subscription for three years, that is a very good offer for the money. Enjoy the magazine, there i
Download from Camera
by Thomas Kist 10 years ago
Hi Guys, just a question about downloading SxS cards into a laptop without express card slot. If I download direct from the camera with a USB cable are the download times very much longer Is the USB c
Re: Download from Camera
by Rafael Amador 10 years ago
Hi Thomas, Is a bit slower than directly from the slot, but no that bad. I get some 30MB s when downloading to an attached FW800 HD. Faster than to the laptop HD. rafael www.nagavideo.com
Question about Sharpness!!
by Fred Khoshtinat 10 years ago
Dear All three months ago ive shot a music video using RED, although the music video itself came out good , im not satisfied enough with the sharpness of the faces and etc. you can check out my video
Re: Question about Sharpness!!
by Thomas Kist 10 years ago
Great work in post! Where is this group based Why didn't you shoot with a smaller sensor camera With all the greenscreen and post manipulation there is no D.o.F. effect at all. I'm pretty sure in thes
DVcam on EX-1r
by Thomas Kist 10 years ago
Has anyone tried shooting DVcam on the EX-1r I just did and XDcam transfer version 12 and clipbrowser say there are no clips. Is there a new codec Thomas Kist Freelance D.o.P Amsterdam,The Netherlands
Re: DVcam on EX-1r
by Thomas Kist 10 years ago
Hi Guys, sorry that I respond so late, but I was abroad. I've tried all options, but it looks like I have to tell my client that we are back to old school tape-like real time transferring of the DVcam
HMI Flicker in Pal Land
by Bob Pierce 10 years ago
Hi There, I'm working on a project for a client in Austria. We're shooting hi def, 720 50p in order to make the footage pal-friendly. We're shooting here in the US with HMI lighting (Kobold 400 - GREA
Re: HMI Flicker in Pal Land
by Thomas Kist 10 years ago
If you shoot 50 fps in the States you have to be very carefull with fluorescents in the frame. they will slowly flicker if the shutter speed is 1 50. try using 1 60, but look out with mixing different
Denecke SB-T & Sony PDW 700
by Thomas Kist 10 years ago
Does anybody know the correct settings for an Denecke SB-T timecode generator in combination with a Sony PDW-700 XDcam HD camera the gen lock settings keep meshing up the camera sync Thomas Kist Freel
Re: Denecke SB-T & Sony PDW 700
by Thomas Kist 10 years ago
Good point. but it seems that the gen lock setting is permanently set to internal on the Time code settings page of the menu. It does not respond to changing. Is there maybe a setting on a different p
Denecke SB-T
by Thomas Kist 10 years ago
Does anybody know the correct settings for an Denecke SB-T timecode generator in combination with a Sony PDW-700 XDcam HD camera the gen lock settings keep meshing up the camera sync Thomas Kist Freel
Re: Denecke SB-T
by Thomas Kist 10 years ago
Hi Dave, I use it to shoot sync sound with seperate sound recorder. (PD-6 or Cantar) Thomas Kist Freelance D.o.P Amsterdam,The Netherlands PDW-700,Letus ultimate,FCP 6 www.thomaskist.com
HOw was this done?
by Sascha Engel 10 years ago
Hi People, can anybody help me with this question: The Music Video of the French Hip Hop Group IAM has a very unique style of zooming in throughout the whole clip. Any idea how this was done http: www
Re: HOw was this done?
by Thomas Kist 10 years ago
Quite remarkable for a 16 (!) year old clip. Thomas Kist Freelance D.o.P Amsterdam,The Netherlands PDW-700,EX-3&Letus,FCP 6 www.thomaskist.com
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