Text by Philippe Ros AFC covering sharpness with digital image.... [Read More]
IMAGO Technical Committee
IMAGO Technical Committee’s mission statement is available here.
Center of Advanced Studies of Film and Television Technology of the HFF Munich
The results of the survey taken by Center of Advanced Studies of Film and Television
Technology of the HFF Munich are now publicly after its presentation at CINEC.
The Current Situation
Lenses are some of the most ... [Read More]
ESSAYS ON HDR VIDEO
In this paper we discuss the production of high dynamic range video and assess how high dynamic range video influences audience experience.
The paper describes our method of assessing audience experience, which involves measuring the degree of audience ‘immersion’. This is followed by a discussion of the method and workflow we used for capturing a short high dynamic range movie for use in our ongoing assessments. ... [Read More]
HD Vs Film Crewing Levels
It is a misconception that one can work with a smaller crew if shooting with HD than one can with
film. Historically, video shoots have used smaller crews because they have been conceived from their
beginnings as low-budget productions. With lower quality design input, the daily minutes of screen time
shot, very high, and the crew so small, it is virtually impossible to produce a high quality product no matter
what you ... [Read More]
No getting away from it, this is the science bit! The good news is you don’t have to learn or fully
understand all of it unless you’re a DoP, and even we have to look things up occasionally!
The most common HD format is the 1,080-line system. Unlike standard definition systems, HD systems
quote the number of actual visible lines used for the picture. A 1080-line frame is 1920 pixels across and
therefore has an aspect ratio of ... [Read More]