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Forum: Camcorders   08-25-2011, 02:54 PM
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Posted By Paul Chiu
you can force it to shoot at f1.8 and also set...

you can force it to shoot at f1.8 and also set sharpness higher, which i would suggest for your event, as sharp faces may add to the drama of the evening....

1. for setting apertures, go to...
Forum: Camcorders   08-25-2011, 11:03 AM
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Posted By Paul Chiu
love that clip, did not "focus" much on the tech...

love that clip, did not "focus" much on the tech aspect. just well set up and produced! good job!



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Forum: Camcorders   08-25-2011, 09:26 AM
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Posted By Paul Chiu
the peaking on this machine is actually quite...

the peaking on this machine is actually quite accurate

Quote:Originally Posted by Dave Mack http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20866093)

I...
Forum: Camcorders   08-25-2011, 08:06 AM
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Posted By Paul Chiu
Do you need to record some entire event or just...

Do you need to record some entire event or just clips? If it's only highlights, you will have time to test at which gain setting looks best. Any gain settings I found under +18 or so looks clean...
Forum: Camcorders   08-24-2011, 06:16 PM
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Posted By Paul Chiu
yes Quote:Originally Posted by kucharsk...

yes

Quote:Originally Posted by kucharsk http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20863296)

Was that with the on-camera mic?
Forum: Camcorders   08-23-2011, 06:34 AM
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Posted By Paul Chiu
Back after a week with the kids in Disney. ...

Back after a week with the kids in Disney.
Finally had time to process the raw footage with the Canon XA10.
This one demonstrates the low light and color fidelity of the Canon XA10 with the Disney...
Forum: Camcorders   07-12-2011, 07:46 AM
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Posted By Paul Chiu
yes at the Louvre but no at the Met ...

yes at the Louvre but no at the Met

Quote:Originally Posted by Shield http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20683691)

Could one film with a DSLR?
Forum: Camcorders   07-11-2011, 11:24 AM
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Posted By Paul Chiu
i love Philip Bloom's review of the XA10 and XF...

i love Philip Bloom's review of the XA10 and XF series.
Since Bloom is from Europe, I cant help but add that many of the old grand museums of Paris and elsewhere no longer allow midsize to large...
Forum: Camcorders   07-11-2011, 11:12 AM
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Posted By Paul Chiu
Another great review by Philip Bloom! One note...

Another great review by Philip Bloom!
One note on the 422 color space. 420 isnt that bad and unless you have critical commercial assignments, there really is no need to go so much bigger in...
Forum: Camcorders   07-11-2011, 11:09 AM
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Posted By Paul Chiu
try a lighter LED light. I use the litepanel LED...

try a lighter LED light. I use the litepanel LED lights.
Also, like Steve said, try a bigger Canon battery. I bought 2 of the BP827 and they balance well with a shotgun attached upfront.

paul
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Forum: Camcorders   07-06-2011, 07:23 PM
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Posted By Paul Chiu
i think they can (HF & XA), im gonna try in...

i think they can (HF & XA), im gonna try in August....



Quote:Originally Posted by Steve Cebu http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20662076)
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Forum: Camcorders   07-06-2011, 03:17 PM
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Posted By Paul Chiu
i am excited seeing the fireworks footage by you...

i am excited seeing the fireworks footage by you guys!
very colorful indeed.
for a few years, I had been pushing a thinktank roller with my sony ex1 for the lights and fireworks shows. i will not...
Forum: Camcorders   07-06-2011, 03:09 PM
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Posted By Paul Chiu
I agree! Especially the aerials shots from the...

I agree!
Especially the aerials shots from the NBC blimp



Quote:Originally Posted by Ken Ross http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20661337)
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Forum: Camcorders   07-06-2011, 02:03 PM
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Posted By Paul Chiu
sure verizon will fix things soon. i wish i...

sure verizon will fix things soon.
i wish i can get FIOS where i am, hear the internet is a lot faster


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Forum: Camcorders   07-06-2011, 01:38 PM
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Posted By Paul Chiu
Ken, what service provider? TWC works... ...

Ken,

what service provider? TWC works...
and guys with XA10
check the early parts of this video, i managed to mix 1080p from the XA10 (AWB and program mode) with 1080p from Sony PMW-EX1. its...
Forum: Camcorders   07-06-2011, 09:50 AM
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Posted By Paul Chiu
the band footage looked great. whatever you did,...

the band footage looked great. whatever you did, you crushed the noise.
did it take a long time removing the "noise" with this length of footage?



Quote:Originally Posted by Dave Mack...
Forum: Camcorders   07-06-2011, 09:46 AM
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Posted By Paul Chiu
Fireworks look great with good contrast. i had...

Fireworks look great with good contrast. i had bought the XA10 with fireworks in mind next month in Disney. You remember what gain and aperture settings the XA10 used while in fireworks mode?


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Forum: Camcorders   07-01-2011, 11:48 PM
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Posted By Paul Chiu
24Mbs handheld manual focus using peaking...

24Mbs
handheld
manual focus using peaking feature
AWB
+6db to +0db gain

25 Seconds Canon XA10 DEMO at 24mbs (http://youtu.be/-Oe1iO-28D8?hd=1)
Forum: Camcorders   06-25-2011, 09:47 AM
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Posted By Paul Chiu
serial starts with ? still waiting for my...

serial starts with ?
still waiting for my FEDEX guy


Quote:Originally Posted by trogdooor http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20616029)

Got the...
Forum: Camcorders   06-25-2011, 07:34 AM
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Posted By Paul Chiu
dan sent you private message, lets talk...

dan

sent you private message, lets talk further about this ....

paul

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Forum: Camcorders   06-25-2011, 06:25 AM
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Posted By Paul Chiu
LOL ur here even longer than me.... ...

LOL
ur here even longer than me....


Quote:Originally Posted by Ken Ross http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20614673)

Wow Paul, two XA10s......
Forum: Camcorders   06-25-2011, 06:24 AM
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Posted By Paul Chiu
dan, im a long time FCP user and like you,...

dan,

im a long time FCP user and like you, in shock, but have you read david pogue's NYT articles? there maybe patches as well as hidden features, so please dont lose faith.

paul

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Forum: Camcorders   06-24-2011, 08:04 PM
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Posted By Paul Chiu
no Ken, I liked the 1st one so much,...

no Ken,

I liked the 1st one so much, decided to add another.
The total weight of 2 plus a Sony a55V for my summer trips trumps taking the Sony EX1r plus 2 canon DSLRs




Quote:Originally...
Forum: Camcorders   06-24-2011, 04:55 PM
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Posted By Paul Chiu
1st XA10 I got from amazon earlier in the week...

1st XA10 I got from amazon earlier in the week was shipped from PA, with minor rattle noise.
Just got a FEDEX notice that my 2nd XA10 will be here from AZ, lets see if its a different batch
Forum: Camcorders   06-24-2011, 01:53 PM
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Posted By Paul Chiu
anyone tried filming a TV with XA10? unlike...

anyone tried filming a TV with XA10?
unlike the more expensive canon pro models, there is setting on the XA10 to film a tube. I called canon pro support already, they told me to fool around with...
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