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The quality of the image is a big part of why film has been preferred for so long. This Wikipedia article (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_versus_film_photography) really outlines well the technical advantages. However, you asked about favoritism between the two formats. I think another consideration is cost, familiarity, and accessibility. When I got ...


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I hate to burst your bubble, but if you are expecting video to be a similar level of intrusiveness to photography, you are almost certainly mistaken. Video is a much more work intensive process as it requires constant attention to make sure you are getting smooth usable shots instead of the occasional random thought that "I'd like a photo of this." It is ...


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When I was first looking for a good portable camera, the LX100 was on the top of the list. When looking at research, the LX100 provides great IQ (at 4k) in a good compact device for the price. If you have not already looked at these sites, I would suggest looking up TheCameraStore review on YouTube, CameraLabs, Dpreview, and EOSHD. LX100 does also have ...


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Film may have better long-term archival stability. For theatrical exhibition, 35mm film still has a more uniform distribution and exhibition system outside the US and Europe. People like Chris Nolan prefer to use film because there aren't any widely-available digital processess that can do an IMAX-style presentation, with a huge negative area and screen. ...


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You could simplify your costs and needs with this approach to your kit: Get a similar unit to the Alesis PalmTrack to record your audio, preferably on 2 channels, or as a pair of Left and Right inputs from suitable microphones. Monitor your Left & Right balance with suitable headphones to ensure the usual clean, distortion free audio. Later, you could ...


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Don't shoot handheld and don't use a phone. Baring that, use stabilization such as a steadicam or steadicam jr (if using a tripod really isn't an option), use lots of well controlled lighting (phone cameras suck at low light) and plan your shots out very carefully. Use external audio recording rather than the phone's built in mic and do a lot of grading ...


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Well, its a bit of a generic question. Almost like asking how to take a movie like shot using your camera. The answer is equally generic. Lighting, to prevent blowout or shadows take the shot when its cloudy, or near sunrise or sunset. (Unless you wanted a grunge harsh hot feel and maybe over exposed is the effect you are after, so take it at noon). Make ...


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Based on this illustration, you are able to compare the sensor sizes of red cameras with film formats like 16mm, 35mm or 70mm imax and so on.


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It's usually just called "film-within-a-film," "movie-within-a-movie," "play-within-a-play," "play-within-a-movie," or whatever's most appropriate to the situation. There's a french term which describes it (mise en abyme), but as an english speaker, it's often more practical just to describe the technique however it appears. The Wikipedia entrance on story ...


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Depending on where you live, there will be some specific steps you need to take in order to start up your own business (which you'll ultimately want to do if you want to start charging people for your services). Other than that, I'd recommend that you start out by collaborating with some kind of non-profit organisation, if you can find one that have a need ...


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Wow broad question, do you have anything to narrow it down, only want wide, closeup, POV (from front or back), moving with the actor etc. what is the context of the film or story does it need the shots (Storyboard) If it was me, using a wheelchair could produce some nice shots from behind, if it is on a road/street you could film out the back of a cars ...


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Quite simply, the quality of digital only recently overtook film. Film is capable of capturing both high resolution (due to it's large size) and high dynamic range (due to it's chemistry). It allowed for very high quality images captured very quickly which was ideal for the film industry. Early in the development of high end digital cameras, the primary ...


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The digital chain has so many advantages unrelated to quality that as soon as it reached a 'good enough' level for capture the playing field tilted for good in its favor. And of course it didn't stop improving at 'good enough'. As a taking medium, celluloid film still has the sort of hard-to-define characteristics that make some pine for vinyl music. But ...


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The big issue when shooting with phones is not the resolution, it's the dynamic range. Your videos will have low contrast and the colors won't be very vivid. Although I've never seen reviews of the Nokia 808, I imagine it also suffers from noise in low light conditions. To fix the issues with contrast and color, run your footage through a color correction ...


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getting a steadi-cam for the mobile phone can make a difference, they are not that expensive from the likes of eBay or Amazon and can take the hand shake out. if there is something particular that you are trying to achieve, maybe you could explain it a bit more with maybe a few images or example of what your getting and what you want


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They mean the exact same thing they do in the photography context. The mm measurement is the focal length. It determines the angle of view the lens produces (ie, how "zoomed in" it appears.) Lenses with a range are zoom lenses where the angle of view can be adjusted. "Zoom" is otherwise not a meaningful thing. Optically, zoom just means you can change ...


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There are two main things you want to do here. First, use a lower camera angle for your main camera. You are shooting from substantially above your speaker which makes them seem diminished and small, but you want them to be the focus of attention. Shoot from eye level or slightly below eye level to give them a feeling of more importance in the scene. ...


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There are several sources of difference, but you should be able to handle them all with some work. The first difference will be depth of field. A full frame camera has a shallower depth of field at a given angle of view because it can achieve the same angle of view with a longer lens. You can compensate for this by using a smaller aperture (higher ...


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It is specifically a rolling shutter artifact combined with a wagon wheel effect. It is simply that the scene is only illuminated for a portion of the frame read. You can actually observe the same thing in still photography when you take a flash photo above the sync speed of the camera (because the flash is not long enough to cover the full exposure and ...


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I have two screen set up and I record everything live using a blue yeti and the record feature in key note..i use the "show presenter note" to write the script for the various slides using RED to signify when to click on the advance arrow to trigger an animation - text replace .. etc.. with two screens keynote shows a "live" view and a "preview" view with ...



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