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    My Lilliput 664 backfeeds power from the battery...

    My Lilliput 664 backfeeds power from the battery to the DC jack, so I could use the DC jack as a power output for a camera, even though it's technically an input. However, I'm not sure if one NP-F...
  2. B&H one day sale: JVC GY-LS300 camcorder for...

    B&H one day sale: JVC GY-LS300 camcorder for $1900.
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    I'm thinking of that Ray Stevens song: If 10% is...

    I'm thinking of that Ray Stevens song: If 10% is good enough for Jesus, it ought to be enough for Uncle Sam.

    According to B&H, they're following the industry practice (which may or may not...
  4. I also liked the GL2's color better than the...

    I also liked the GL2's color better than the XL2's color.

    I know that color is somewhat subjective, and accurate color might not always be aesthetically pleasing, but I think I'd prefer it to be...
  5. I'm sure I'm in the minority here, but I think...

    I'm sure I'm in the minority here, but I think that Canon throws way too much red into the mid tones, which can look good on very pale people, and also look bad on people with more saturated skin...
  6. No, all the other VNDs I've tried, which claim to...

    No, all the other VNDs I've tried, which claim to cut 8 stops, actually exhibit crosshatching somewhere between 4 & 7 stops of attenuation. Of course, the issue is amplified on the UWA lens I was...
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    I got this error in Chrome on my Mac earlier this...

    I got this error in Chrome on my Mac earlier this evening. DVXUser also failed to load for me on Windows 10 PCs on both Internet Explorer and Chrome.
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  8. Here's a variable ND mini shootout...

    Here's a variable ND mini shootout that I did a few years ago.

    I also have an SLR Magic Mark II, and I really like the ability to control polarization, but I don't think the locking ring design is...
  9. I have a Mark II 1.5-3.3, but I haven't fully put...

    I have a Mark II 1.5-3.3, but I haven't fully put it through it's passes yet. Crosshatching is visibly towards max attenuation, despite it having hard stops, but my test was at f/2.8, 11mm, on an...
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    C100: Some random green screen thoughts: I remember...

    Some random green screen thoughts:
    I remember reading a post from the SD days that recommended shooting green screen shots vertically to maximise resolution. It obviously depends on the shot, as not...
  11. I don't have a color chart, I put that in the...

    I don't have a color chart, I put that in the want category rather than need category. A DSC Labs Pocket OneShot is on my wish list, but I haven't been able to bring myself to spend that much money...
  12. Here are the things I'm going to try based on...

    Here are the things I'm going to try based on your suggestions:

    Use Resolve's Auto Shot Match feature to match the clean gray card to the one taken through the sunglasses, and save the correction...
  13. How do you transfer sunglasses tint to a LUT

    Hi everyone,

    I have a pair of amber tinted sunglasses that I really like the look of, and would like to accurately transfer that tint to a LUT to apply to grass and foliage in color grading.

    I...
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    Hi Michael, Did you find a solution? Can you...

    Hi Michael,

    Did you find a solution? Can you provide some more information on your monitors (8 bit or 10 bit, matte or gloss finish etc.)?

    You could try third party software like DisplayCal...
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    Pick one of your picture profiles and set the...

    Pick one of your picture profiles and set the gamma to "ITU709", and color mode to "Still" (this yields more accurate colors, at least on some Sony cameras). Erik Naso has good material on the...
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    I think that the going day rate in Iowa is around...

    I think that the going day rate in Iowa is around $600, don't quote me on that, as I'm kinda out of the loop. Companies (especially on Craig's list) regularly ask you to provide your own gear and...
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    Are you using the studio or free version? Also,...

    Are you using the studio or free version? Also, what iteration of Davinci are you running?

    Here's a Fusion noise reduction tutorial

    Here's a tutorial on techniques of noise reduction in the...
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    It sounds like issue is chroma noise, and film...

    It sounds like issue is chroma noise, and film grain won't fix that. Does your editing software support noise reduction? The Fusion page in the free version of Davinci Resolve has a couple noise...
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    Approximately 14 minutes into Captain Blood...

    Approximately 14 minutes into Captain Blood (1935), there's a nice shot of light shimmering off of water.
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    Do an eBay search and select "used" and...

    Do an eBay search and select "used" and "completed listings" to gauge the rough average sale price.
  21. I have Rise(UK) ones from China, and Sensei ones...

    I have Rise(UK) ones from China, and Sensei ones from B&H; mine are aluminum, but brass ones are more durable.
    I generally leave the step up rings on my lenses, but I might take a set-up ring off...
  22. Thanks Chris, I'll have to check the fabric...

    Thanks Chris, I'll have to check the fabric stores in my area of the USA, Hancock and Joann's are the ones I've driven past in Des Moines.
  23. I put step up rings on all my lenses to bring...

    I put step up rings on all my lenses to bring them up to 77mm and use a variable ND filter with a rubber lens hood (the hood will vignette on ultra wide lenses though). A filter holder wouldn't allow...
  24. What kind of stretchy black fabric works as a scrim net?

    Does anyone know what kind of fabric Matthew is referring to in this video?

    Also, has anyone tried using a generic mesh tarp to cut background window light? I'd imagine that the background would...
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    How about pairing it with something like Zhiyun's...

    How about pairing it with something like Zhiyun's Telescopic Monopod? Use it like a video monopod for interviews, and collapse it down for gimbal shots.
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