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Re: Taking pictures of TV screens
« Reply #15 on: 15 June 2012, 07:18:27 PM »

Hay Barry looking good there mate.

Thanks Scott.

The first few pics have a pinkish tone to them but believe me this is the way the appear in Baraka as i think they are some of Ron Fricks sunset pics. :)

The last shot of the mountain is a little blurred (my fault) but i left it in as it gives you some idea of the almost 3D pop a calibration can give. ;)
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Re: Taking pictures of TV screens
« Reply #16 on: 15 June 2012, 07:47:15 PM »
Wow simply stunning pics mate  ;)

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« Reply #17 on: 15 June 2012, 07:51:23 PM »
Thanks Johny. I still have a long way to go but it's fun. :)

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« Reply #18 on: 15 June 2012, 09:34:06 PM »
Kinell Bazza.... Wicked  ;D :o :P :P :P :P, On a more grown up note, Excellent Pictures Barry  ;) ;D
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Re: Taking pictures of TV screens
« Reply #19 on: 15 June 2012, 09:45:02 PM »
Hey Lads, when i have got my head around this Calibration thing watch out for my Pics  :P :P... Lol
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« Reply #20 on: 15 June 2012, 10:10:14 PM »
Any criticism would be most welcome as that is how i will know where i am going wrong. :)

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Re: Taking pictures of TV screens
« Reply #21 on: 15 June 2012, 10:16:23 PM »
They look really good. The only thing I'd say is that pictures 3 and 6 are overexposed. The highlights look a little too hot.
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Re: Taking pictures of TV screens
« Reply #22 on: 15 June 2012, 10:34:14 PM »
They look really good. The only thing I'd say is that pictures 3 and 6 are overexposed. The highlights look a little too hot.

Gotcha matey some lost detail in there. I think i have figured where i went wrong, i hope LOL. ;)

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« Reply #23 on: 15 June 2012, 11:37:37 PM »
These pictures are gorgeous, Barry! Nicely done. They may serve as a promotion material for Samsung plasmas. :P
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Re: Taking pictures of TV screens
« Reply #24 on: 16 June 2012, 05:55:43 PM »
Just thought i would let you lads know you can see Baraka on here, not as good PQ as the Blu Ray but you get the idea. ;)



Change the quality on Youtube to 1080p. :)
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Re: Taking pictures of TV screens
« Reply #25 on: 16 June 2012, 06:00:27 PM »
Just thought i would let you lads know you can see Baraka on here, not as good PQ as the Blu Ray but you get the idea. ;)

BARAKA


I can see i'm going to have to get this on Blu for when i Calibrate my Screen  :P, Wheres cheapest place Mate  :)
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« Reply #26 on: 16 June 2012, 06:07:00 PM »
Just thought i would let you lads know you can see Baraka on here, not as good PQ as the Blu Ray but you get the idea. ;)

BARAKA


I can see i'm going to have to get this on Blu for when i Calibrate my Screen  :P, Wheres cheapest place Mate  :)


Think this is about the cheapest Martin:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Baraka-Remastered-Blu-ray-Ron-Fricke/dp/B001DN7IX0/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1339866225&sr=8-1

Tell you what, a few beers and watching this.............totally mesmerising. :)

Just posted a better quality video. ;)
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Re: Taking pictures of TV screens
« Reply #27 on: 16 June 2012, 06:13:36 PM »
Just thought i would let you lads know you can see Baraka on here, not as good PQ as the Blu Ray but you get the idea. ;)

BARAKA


I can see i'm going to have to get this on Blu for when i Calibrate my Screen  :P, Wheres cheapest place Mate  :)


Think this is about the cheapest Martin:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Baraka-Remastered-Blu-ray-Ron-Fricke/dp/B001DN7IX0/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1339866225&sr=8-1

Tell you what, a few beers and watching this.............totally mesmerising. :)

Just posted a better quality video. ;)


Thanks Mate, Now ordered  :P,

Right its time for Poltergeist  :o, Catch you good people later  ;D :)
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Re: Taking pictures of TV screens
« Reply #28 on: 16 June 2012, 06:47:13 PM »
You lads will have to change the quality on the Youtube video to 1080p HD. :)

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Re: Taking pictures of TV screens
« Reply #29 on: 16 June 2012, 08:35:25 PM »
Baraka is another one of those films where I just don't understand how it keeps popping up on people's "Reference Disc" lists.
 
Well, I know the reason, but it makes me sad to realise that many people who are enthusiasts actually don't understand what makes for good image quality, and just go along with what everyone else is saying. (not accusing anyone of that here, just saying I see it happens a lot)

The imagery is beautiful, it's a very captivating film. I understand that it was shot on 65mm film, and they made a point about how the Blu-ray is sourced from an 8K scan.

However, the image quality on the Blu-ray disc is poor. It's full of ringing and compression artefacts. Here's a 100% quality JPEG (not lossless, but close enough) of a completely random frame from the Blu-ray disc:


You can pick just about any frame from the film at random and it's going to have similarly poor image quality.

And here's YouTube for comparison (couldn't get the exact frame to match)


When a highly compressed YouTube clip of a very detailed scene like that doesn't look significantly worse, you know something has gone horribly wrong.

The same thing applies to titles like The Dark Knight, Avatar, Crank, and a number of other discs often listed as "reference titles."

About the only film I can think of that is frequently used as a demo disc or "reference title" which is actually useful, is Casino Royale (2006). Not because it's a stunning transferówe've come a long way in six years of Blu-ray encodingóbut because it's a good looking disc, has a wide range of good scenes for testing, with night shots, great daytime vistas, and some scenes that are great tests for judging how good a display's colour reproduction is. What makes it a good disc is that it's been around from the very beginning (it was many people's first Blu-ray due to promotions Sony were running) and so calibrators are usually quite familiar with it, and how it's supposed to look.