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much smoother movement, some
lamented that it did not have the
‘film look’, but was more like live
TV. A few others reported feeling
nauseous though perhaps the
latter was more a result of the 3D
and the way some scenes were
shot. Still it is the number ‘4K’ that hogs
the headlines and not HFR, HDR
or big colorspace. But put together
they do mean better pictures.
Strangely, most people most of
the time will not see the full 4K
resolution, unless viewers change
their habits and get up close to the
screen, at no more than 1.5 screen
So it becomes apparent that we
really do probably notice more
than we may think about the
In Roald Dahl’s ‘Matilda’ it was her
specification of moving images.
Dad, Mr Wormwood, who said,
However, it must be a good idea
‘The bigger the telly, the smarter
to create a system that is capable
the man.’ And he was right, but not
of delivering great fidelity, as then
in the way he thought. However,
viewers can see the results just as
there are limits and 84-inch panels
the director intended. When they
seem to be it to fit our houses
want it to look real, it will be pretty
without reverting to extensive
close. When they want to create
structural alterations. Even so,
a mood, you can pick that up too.
viewers are still unlikely to sit close
Shutter speed, frame rate, camera
enough and see all the detail. That
filters, lighting... and don’t forget
means 8K is definitely a step to far.
the sound, and more, are all a part
of the look. TV BAY-HALF-PAGE-LYNX-BRICK3-CHD1813-OL.ai 4K 6/26/2013 the 7:23:41 PM for domestic use.
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