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True neutrality with TRUE ND
Raymond Burns ND filters are an essential addition to any filmmakers kit, particularly when attempting to get a proper exposure or a shallow depth of field when shooting outside in bright conditions or with strong sunlight.
Tags: iss082 | nd | filters | sunlight | true nd | neutral density | review | range | product | prices | bright | filmmaking | Raymond Burns
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A guide to DTV transport stream monitoring
Ralph Bachofen Delivering a high quality of service (QoS) is critical in the broadcast world, as it greatly impacts viewer satisfaction and a broadcasters revenue streams. However, the television environment is becoming increasingly more complex, as stations transition to digital and add next-generation OTT or hybrid TV services that require maintaining compliance with industry standards.
Tags: iss079 | stream monitoring | quality of service | tutorial | guide | advice | audio loudness management | intelligent filtering | Ralph Bachofen
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Glasses wars again
Bob Pank# It was never going to be easy. Even now, over four years into the modern 3D era, reliably creating and displaying 3D still presents many challenges
Tags: 3d | s3d | 3d glasses | autostereoscopic | lencticular filter | iss057 | Bob Pank#
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Easy and accurate testing of low-power transmitters for digital TV
N/A Twenty-five kilograms or more: That is how much the test equipment needed for testing digital television transmitters a test receiver, spectrum analyzer, and power meter weigh all together. This weight is not an issue for a transmitter like the one on the Olympic Tower in Munich. It is easily accessible with a van and the elevators in the tower. But what about the many gap-filler stations and transposers?
Tags: iss054 | transmitters | installation | gap-filler | sfn | bandstop filter | ofdm carrier | dvb-t | Rohde & Schwarz | N/A
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On the level
N/A In shooting 3D you naturally have two cameras and two lenses: albeit, there are some weird and wonderful single lens/single sensor contraptions out there. This usually means there are any number of ways each camera lens combination could be producing images with minor are major signal level differences. If these level differences are not dealt with on-set or in post-production, they could lead the visually objectionable artefacts in 3D portrayal.
Tags: 3d | iss054 | camera filters | dual stream | monitoring | test and measurement | cel-scope | cel-soft | N/A
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Accessorising DLSR video
N/A Some DSLR stills camera manufacturers now include HD video capabilities within their top-of-the-range products. This raises the prospect of lower cost stills cameras shooting good quality HD video.
Tags: tiffen | filters | dslr | iss038 | matte box | slr | prime lenses | zoom | rig | dslr rig | merlin 5d | N/A
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DFX filter software
N/A Tiffen has been manufacturing photographic filters and lens accessories for consumer and professional imaging for over 70 years. Now the company has developed Tiffen DFX, software that offers a range of filters for use with digital images.
Tags: tiffen | iss035 | dfx software | filters | len accessories | tiffen dfx | camera filters | N/A
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Filters for HD Cinematography
N/A The availability of low-cost HD camcorders with film-style tools, like 24 frame-per-second imaging and quality lenses, has put filmmaking capability in the hands of many.
Tags: Schneider Optics | iss027 | optics | filters | filter | hd filter | hd classic | mattebox | Schneider Digicon | N/A
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HD Camera Measurements and getting the most out of your camera
N/A Image quality all starts with the correct alignment of the camera which is used to capture the scene either on location or in the studio. The conversion of light into electrical signals involves many processes which can affect the quality of the image. Understanding these various adjustments that are necessary, using a suitable camera chart and waveform monitor are critical in ensuring a high quality image and preventing mistakes from occurring mistakes that are costly to fix in the post production process.
Tags: hd camera | test and measurement | iss026 | camera measurements | alignment | engineer | technician | white shading | cameraman | wratten neutral density filter | tektronix | N/A
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