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File format, help!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Strider Feb 27. 9 Replies

Hey guys, I have some questions about what file formats that is best to use and how to improve my workflow.I have shot and used the JPEG format but what I hear is that the image lose a lot of…Continue

Lighting feedback

Started this discussion. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh Apr 29, 2017. 8 Replies

Hey! Was practicing some lighting and would appreciate if someone would like to give some feedback on this shot.The focus was mostly to get the lighting correct and good looking.It's meant to be a…Continue

Question about lighting

Started this discussion. Last reply by Iulian Demetrescu Mar 24, 2017. 7 Replies

Hello! Im not an expert in lighting. But Im looking to get some small lights to simulate  light coming from say a desk lamp.Kind of like the lights visable in these images. (below)What kind of lights…Continue

Good tripod for stop motion?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Serge Taganski Feb 25, 2017. 8 Replies

Howdy!My brother and I are looking for a new tripod. What are good tripods for stop motion animation? We currently got the…Continue

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Strider replied to Twin Tales's discussion File format, help!
"Yeah, I did exaggerate a bit. For me, when I saw what Lightroom allowed me to do with my pictures, I knew it was exactly what I wanted, and I wouldn't consider doing a film with jpegs after that, but then I'm looking for the artistic…"
Feb 27
Simon Tytherleigh replied to Twin Tales's discussion File format, help!
"Thanks, guys. Really useful info."
Feb 26
StopmoNick replied to Twin Tales's discussion File format, help!
"With a jpg at maximum quality (12 in Photoshop and 100 in TV Paint), minimum compression, it's pretty hard to see any of those compression artefacts at all.  They are obvious on a heavily compressed jpg,  little blocks of pixels and…"
Feb 25
Twin Tales replied to Twin Tales's discussion File format, help!
"Thanks a lot for the tips and the discussion guys, this made me get a little more grip on it. I'm gonna try to shoot in Raw and possibly use TIFF when exporting. JPEG doesn't sound very good, atleast not for the projects I'm working…"
Feb 25
Simon Tytherleigh replied to Twin Tales's discussion File format, help!
"Thanks, Strider. Very useful. I am working on a big project and have started with RAW files, but some colleagues said they only used JPEGs and didn't notice much difference. I think I will follow your advice and use RAWs for anything that might…"
Feb 25
Strider replied to Twin Tales's discussion File format, help!
"Simon, I can give a little general info I've picked up, as well as working with RAW images quite a bit. Jpeg is already compressed, and if you blow them up and look close, you can definitely see it, especially around the edges of shapes. If you…"
Feb 25
Simon Tytherleigh replied to Twin Tales's discussion File format, help!
"What format do you save your RAW files into when importing them into AE, Nick? The RAW box gives various options, and I have in the past imported as TIFFs slightly bigger than HD. Is that what you do? This sort of goes to the storage issue as well.…"
Feb 25
Simon Tytherleigh replied to Twin Tales's discussion File format, help!
"I am a bit confused about this as well. My questions are: How noticeable is the difference between RAW files and JPEGs? Really? Does this justify shooting RAW all the time, or just sometimes, in which case when would it be justified? When do you…"
Feb 25
StopmoNick replied to Twin Tales's discussion File format, help!
"If I am animating for a client I shoot Raw files.  (I don't "Export" from DF, I just go to the folders where the images are saved when I want to Import them in another program.) When I import the image sequence into After Effects…"
Feb 24
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File format, help!

Hey guys, I have some questions about what file formats that is best to use and how to improve my workflow.I have shot and used the JPEG format but what I hear is that the image lose a lot of quality. So I thought I'll shoot the the frames in Dragonframe as RAW files.So the question is, when I shall export the image sequence is it best to export them as RAW files or as TIFF? If not, during what stage do you convert the RAW files to another file format?Anyway, after Dragonframe I always go into…See More
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"Thank you Nick, actually very happy with how the lighting turned out!"
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"Excellent timing!  Nicely lit, too."
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