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Forum: 3D Source Components   01-26-2015, 07:27 PM
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Posted By Don Landis
No, the brightness in 3D for good films is quite...

No, the brightness in 3D for good films is quite adequate and I use a 1.0 gain matte white screen! The trick is calibration, and a dark room with black carpet in front of the screen. Most theater...
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-26-2015, 03:09 PM
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Posted By Don Landis
I'll be into a 4K LED panel before replacing my...

I'll be into a 4K LED panel before replacing my Projector. It's an LCOS, VPL VW90ES. Love the quality but it was expensive. After one experience with a DLP, I swore never again!
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-26-2015, 02:11 PM
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Posted By Don Landis
LOL! It has to do with technical standards so...

LOL! It has to do with technical standards so that all people will be able to see your video on any TV at the same brightness and contrast. If you broadcast your work, then "legal" here has to do...
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-26-2015, 10:30 AM
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Posted By Don Landis
I just reviewed your link on the Sony CS site...

I just reviewed your link on the Sony CS site forum: I assume you meant this:



Pretty much what I have been saying. We're all saying the same thing with different words. That's because it is...
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-26-2015, 10:20 AM
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Posted By Don Landis
Bob- yes I was aware of all of that. In the...

Bob- yes I was aware of all of that. In the Vegas classes and help files the recommended work flow is to edit in 8 bit and if needed, render to 32 bit. You may need to adjust the video for legal...
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-26-2015, 07:48 AM
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Posted By Don Landis
Yes, they claim to have improved the sensitivity...

Yes, they claim to have improved the sensitivity to viewing angle by using multilayered film to the FPR layer. I didn't experiment with the claim because they didn't have a demo running on 3D. So, I...
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-26-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 190
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Posted By Don Landis
Nice tutorial, Barry. I was fascinated with the...

Nice tutorial, Barry. I was fascinated with the tools in Edius, especially the one demonstrated at about 20 minutes setting up a color pictor mask. I believe Vegas Pro has this too but I haven't...
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-25-2015, 07:49 PM
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Posted By Don Landis
Finally, I set the 32 bit color and corrected the...

Finally, I set the 32 bit color and corrected the colors to make it TV legal. It also has the enhancement for saturation and sharpness turned on as before.

I don't see much difference here on my...
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-25-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 190
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Posted By Don Landis
Bob- I did all that enhancement and saturation...

Bob- I did all that enhancement and saturation plus sharpening at 8 bit. If I switch to 32 bit color I'd have to remove all that and start over. What I see here looks like it did in real life, so...
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-25-2015, 04:16 PM
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Posted By Don Landis
I'll download it later and verify but the file...

I'll download it later and verify but the file size on the server is the same as what I have here so something strange is going on. BTW- I'm going to delete the Dropbox file now.

I'm getting...
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-25-2015, 01:32 PM
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Posted By Don Landis
The tv-shopper server has the file that can be...

The tv-shopper server has the file that can be downloaded to your hard drive with firefox. It looks just like the file I play before running it through YT. It took awhile to upload but now that...
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-24-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 190
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Posted By Don Landis
Why not? I use windows media player for most...

Why not? I use windows media player for most stuff here.


I just tested the drop box public link and it didn't allow me to download the file, just play it streaming, with wmp. It suffered...
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-24-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 190
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Posted By Don Landis
Yes, I stand corrected. :) 1080 24p is it. ...

Yes, I stand corrected. :) 1080 24p is it. Need to get more sleep! It was a 5AM late night to finish this chapter up. And, it is done uploading now. My final render was done with WMV SBS half ...
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-23-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 190
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Posted By Don Landis
I agree but still, have to accept that for Blu...

I agree but still, have to accept that for Blu Ray, the only recognized standard is 1080i iof we want maximum resolution. If remaining in the all digital non BD world, the bitrate is really...
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-23-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 190
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Posted By Don Landis
Barry, do you use interlaced 29.97 for YT or do...

Barry, do you use interlaced 29.97 for YT or do you deinterlace and send 29.97 progressive frames? Also, what bit rate do you render for internet viewing?

I've been doing interlaced and using...
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-23-2015, 01:35 PM
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Posted By Don Landis
Here is a screen grab of my original rendered...

Here is a screen grab of my original rendered file that was uploaded to YT:

I'm not sure what you are looking for so point it out to me.

Barry- the only part that was processed with Mercalli...
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-23-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 190
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Posted By Don Landis
Thanks guys for the comments. Corrections...

Thanks guys for the comments.

Corrections in progress based on your comments as well as my own observations:

1. Barry, I agree the GPS screen PIP is too much so I faded it out for most of...
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-23-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 190
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Posted By Don Landis
Bob- Happy Birthday! :) You should have...

Bob- Happy Birthday! :) You should have another 25 years left. I'll be 67 in April. At 57, I suffered a cardiac arrest and lost the SA node so now I have to have a full time pacemaker or the...
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-23-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 190
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Posted By Don Landis
Those were shot with both the Z10K and the twin...

Those were shot with both the Z10K and the twin NEX5n's A shot around 11:55 was done with the Z10K at full telephoto and had little depth. Check out at 10:18 there is a shot of two hikers walking...
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-22-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 190
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Posted By Don Landis
Ok, the upload is complete. As I predicted...

Ok, the upload is complete. As I predicted there are a few errors to correct. One thing I absolutely must do is buy some higher speed SD cards for the TD10's. For these recordings, I ran out of...
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-22-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 190
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Posted By Don Landis
Managed to get all the next chapter edited,...

Managed to get all the next chapter edited, absent the VO which I won't be doing until the entire documentary is complete. But for now, I should have something to look at in a few hours. This time...
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-22-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 190
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Posted By Don Landis
Barry- when you output a 3D file from a PD13...

Barry- when you output a 3D file from a PD13 timeline render, what options do you select? I used MP4 only because I knew that would work for Vegas Pro as I have imported MP4 MVC video of different...
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-22-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 190
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Posted By Don Landis
Bad news. It completed rendering in 6 hrs and 35...

Bad news. It completed rendering in 6 hrs and 35 minutes but the file was a single 2D and was missing the audio, even though I had checked off 3D box and DD5.1 audio in PD13. I had never rendered a...
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-21-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 190
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Posted By Don Landis
Barry- I dropped the rendering in CD and started...

Barry- I dropped the rendering in CD and started it up in PD13 as you suggested. It's 4 times faster! And, I got to see my result on the 3D monitor. It's rendering 25 minutes of car cam TD-10...
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-21-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 2,001
Posted By Don Landis
The problem you create with mismatching the bit...

The problem you create with mismatching the bit rate on the color gamut is you might get something pleasing in one scene and totally screwed up in another. So, if you are going to mess around with...
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