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  1. Thread: Gemini Man

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    An interesting phenomenon I discovered when...

    An interesting phenomenon I discovered when writing video games / simulations: if the physics update rate is 60Hz, and the game/simulation slows down so that even one frame is effectively dropped,...
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    All these devices have 3-pin XLR for mic inputs...

    All these devices have 3-pin XLR for mic inputs (MixPre II's can also take a 1/4" phono in addition to XLR). 3 pins for mic inputs are 'balanced', ground + two signal pins (differential = same signal...
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    Thereís 6 mono mic inputs- you can use a mixer to mix more channels; canít adjust them in post...
    If you need more than 6 tracks and 32-bit float: MixPre II 10 is the only option right now (8 mic...
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    Good ear! Here's the EQ matching the F4 to the...

    Good ear! Here's the EQ matching the F4 to the MixPre 6 I:
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    Sound Devices boosts the bass & mids & cuts the highs: warms the tone and softens esses etc.- good default for dialog and...
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    Outdoor shoot, same rig (all handheld), this time...

    Outdoor shoot, same rig (all handheld), this time with the original Filmic Skin profile and zero color post (just minor levels). Two Aputure 672's on batteries through diffusion (umbrella etc.):

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    Zoom F6 compared to the Sound Devices USBPre2. ...

    Zoom F6 compared to the Sound Devices USBPre2.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5uuHKeYlTaI

    Schoeps CMIT5U, Mogami cable.

    192kHz, 32-bit float. Zoom F6 captured to SD card internal as...
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    All modern DAWs/NLEs convert and process...

    All modern DAWs/NLEs convert and process everything in float-32 or float-64. Recorded 24-bit becomes at least float-32 for editing.

    Not having to worry about clipping or artifacts from limiters is...
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    I doubt there's any audible difference between 24...

    I doubt there's any audible difference between 24 and 32-bit float for sounds that don't clip, as they have the same number of usable bits if you don't clip. The extra 8 bits is for the exponent, and...
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    F6 1st impressions @ 32-bit float, tested with a...

    F6 1st impressions @ 32-bit float, tested with a Schoeps CMIT5U:

    1. Normal gain- super quiet, sounds great. Yelled into mic at close range- recovered in post- perfect!
    2. Max gain- constant...
  10. Very magenta- missing a lot of green. Fixable...

    Very magenta- missing a lot of green. Fixable with secondaries and masking (maybe a good time to learn Resolve and/or Lumetri advanced techniques in PP CC). Simulated diffusion / surface/bilateral...
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    Zoom F6 is now available

    Zoom F6 is now available, Amazon, Adorama, and B&H have stock.

    Should be able to test the F6 on Wednesday- really dig the form factor and powering options, and of course looking forward to testing...
  12. Cool yeah saw that last week (released 9/26/19:...

    Cool yeah saw that last week (released 9/26/19: https://www.usa.canon.com/internet/portal/us/home/support/details/cameras/eos-dslr-and-mirrorless-cameras/mirrorless/eos-r?subtab=downloads-firmware );...
  13. Thread: Outlining Story

    by jcs
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    Old world, perception of old world, journey of...

    Old world, perception of old world, journey of some kind shows a new world, a new perception of the world, return to the old world applying new perception. Hero’s Journey, Zen, a fundamental aspect...
  14. This is impossible- if ISO, aperture and shutter...

    This is impossible- if ISO, aperture and shutter are the same, what's left to cycle through? Neither camera provides zebras. The LCDs aren't calibrated and don't represent what's actually recorded.
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  15. Not about budging- it's about time- already spent...

    Not about budging- it's about time- already spent way to much time on this. Recording the back of the cameras doesn't come close to representing what's actually recorded. Furthermore, it makes the...
  16. Thanks- the settings are fixed- I changed the...

    Thanks- the settings are fixed- I changed the light, histograms at low and high:
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    CLog requires 2x the ISO to match non-CLog profiles (all of the them, not just...
  17. NorBro requested an exposure sweep with both...

    NorBro requested an exposure sweep with both cameras at the same time.

    Settings for both cameras:

    Canon 24-105 F4L at 50mm
    F5.6
    1/50
    ISO set to match exposure on histograms
    Full frame 1080p...
  18. Tweaks: green & WB matched (CLog changes color &...

    Tweaks: green & WB matched (CLog changes color & WB*), minor levels, etc. to match a bit closer before applying the main grade, which is an adjustment layer and applied the same to both clips.


    *...
  19. Can Canon Log DR be matched with a custom profile?

    Can Canon Log dynamic range be matched with a custom profile on a camera without Canon Log?

    Canon EOS R + Canon Log vs. 1DX II with a custom log profile, which is which?

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  20. For stills? Install Halide etc. Looks like...

    For stills? Install Halide etc.

    Looks like Ultra Wide lens doesn’t currently support raw: https://www.cultofmac.com/654230/iphone-11-ultra-wide-camera-raw/

    No raw video likely until a certain...
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    FFmpeg or one of the GUI wrappers will work, e.g....

    FFmpeg or one of the GUI wrappers will work, e.g. http://www.squared5.com/svideo/mpeg-streamclip-mac.html

    http://ntown.at/knowledgebase/prores-video-encoding-with-ffmpeg-on-windows/

    ffmpeg.exe...
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    Again, the picture style is pretty radical, not...

    Again, the picture style is pretty radical, not the same as lowering exposure and shooting low-contrast neutral. If you use any picture style, and then go into Canon Log, you'll see a major shift in...
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    The custom profile is pretty radical... This...

    The custom profile is pretty radical... This covers white clip to black?
    http://www.dvxuser.com/V6/attachment.php?attachmentid=136882&d=1568594141

    For what I shoot, this is the most difficult...
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    If you need great AF, usable IBIS (Canon's is...

    If you need great AF, usable IBIS (Canon's is digital but works better than Sony's), already have Canon lenses, and like Canon Log and Canon colors, the EOS R works great. Haven't tried it yet,...
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    Back in 2012 I hand-converted XML for CineStyle...

    Back in 2012 I hand-converted XML for CineStyle to a PP6 preset. It's a simple symmetric gamma s-curve for luminance (no color changes). Since you'll likely play with contrast in post, you can start...
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