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    On a related note, if anyone needs to go #2 while...

    On a related note, if anyone needs to go #2 while they're out in public and is worried about germs, this is my only current video/marketing client that I can do anything for while I'm in shutdown...
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    Use a unique password for DVXUser

    Friendly reminder to use a unique password for this website (and all websites, but especially this one). The site is using HTTP instead of HTTPS, which means data sent and received here is not...
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    Wow, I’ve read so much about this shot but I’ve...

    Wow, I’ve read so much about this shot but I’ve never actually seen it. Is this the famous train approaching the screen that made audience members run away because they thought it was going to hit...
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    I am not the best person to take advice from in...

    I am not the best person to take advice from in this arena, but I use a free iOS app called “Tiny Invoice.” It’s extremely easy and sends fairly simple invoices. There are no bonus accounting...
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    This app is awesome! Even the zoom feature looks...

    This app is awesome! Even the zoom feature looks like VHS zoom.

    I’m glad to have learned about VHS technology, but for now, this app meets all my needs.
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    Great info, Charles, thanks so much. It sounds...

    Great info, Charles, thanks so much. It sounds like it’ll be pretty involved to get the setup I’m looking for just to use for fun. The idea of shooting MiniDV and running through VHS might be the...
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    How to get this look? (VHS / early video)

    https://www.instagram.com/p/BzwCxYRlmGG/?igshid=7086jwwu5i1r

    Call me crazy but I think itíd be fun to shoot with a VHS type camera. I think itís pleasantly old like 8mm film.

    How would you go...
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    ? Just share it if you want to share.

    ?

    Just share it if you want to share.
  9. GH5 What is the benefit of "flicker-less timelapse"?...

    What is the benefit of "flicker-less timelapse"? That's easy to achieve in post. I bought an AE plugin 10 years ago that takes out time-lapse flicker, and I'm pretty sure this technology is built...
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    [FS: General] I probably wouldn’t have any use for an HVX....

    I probably wouldn’t have any use for an HVX. Bizarrely if you had a DVX100b I could see myself using that haha.
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    Doesn’t it rain almost every day in Colorado?

    Doesn’t it rain almost every day in Colorado?
  12. Anyone used MPB.com ? For buying/selling used gear

    Just saw the banner ad in the For Sale subforum.

    This company will buy your used gear outright. Anyone have any experience using them?
  13. I think I'm in the market for someone who would...

    I think I'm in the market for someone who would buy a drone like this. I've never used one before for some reason, so I just think it'd be fun. I'm not so concerned about image quality.
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    Congrats! I'll watch soon.

    Congrats! I'll watch soon.
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    [FS: General] Sony F3... $750-ish?

    Selling my Sony F3. I bought it used from Ed David a few years ago.

    Looking for something comparable to what it's going for on Ebay, which is about $750.

    Camera comes with two batteries, a...
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    Itís not a dolly shot, but Iíve used sliders for DSLRs that have hand cranks where you can spin it and move the rubber track really slowly. The longer the handle of the gear, the slower you could go....
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    Judith Weston’s next book “film director’s...

    Judith Weston’s next book “film director’s intuition” is much better than her more famous first book.
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    I’ve done weddings for 13 years. It is very...

    I’ve done weddings for 13 years. It is very common to add grain to wedding videos. Just search on Vimeo and you’ll find that many of the best wedding videos have added grain. I don’t know what anyone...
  19. I’m not sure if someone has said this later in...

    I’m not sure if someone has said this later in the thread, but the first version of this story is Michelangelo doing this for a patron while finishing a sculpture. The patron thought the nose was too...
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    RIP
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    I made three bad mistakes when I was 15 and 16......

    I made three bad mistakes when I was 15 and 16... but that's what you get when you hire someone who's barely hit puberty.

    1) I turned off all the information displaying on my monitor during the...
  22. I've come to really appreciate the conventional...

    I've come to really appreciate the conventional directing and editing in films like When Harry Met Sally, or Planes Trains and Automobiles. I'm tired of filmmakers trying to show off how badass they...
  23. Agreed. Film still looks significantly better....

    Agreed. Film still looks significantly better. Remember when we all thought the DVX100b looked like film?
  24. Do you still get work with it? I’ve never shot...

    Do you still get work with it? I’ve never shot film and I think it’d be a lot of fun if it were affordable.
  25. Re-watch Treasure of the Sierra Madre.

    Re-watch Treasure of the Sierra Madre.
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