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Re: Deadline is 1pm today -- prolonged recording D800

Postby trumanhw » Thu Nov 20, 2014 1:03 pm

Thank you very much. That finally explains it. How stupid of nikon...is it a 32 bit file format? It totally negates my entire reason for buying the camera. But the time I lower the quality in so many ways to reduce the odds I'll miss re-starting the recording it'll be hardly better than the camcorder -- and on top of that, if I miss re-starting it ONCE it'll probably be one of the most important moments knowing how this has happened in the past.

Do you think there's any hope for a revision that resolves that?
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Re: Deadline is 1pm today -- prolonged recording D800

Postby trumanhw » Thu Nov 20, 2014 1:03 pm

Thank you very much. That finally explains it. How stupid of nikon...is it a 32 bit file format? It totally negates my entire reason for buying the camera. But the time I lower the quality in so many ways to reduce the odds I'll miss re-starting the recording it'll be hardly better than the camcorder -- and on top of that, if I miss re-starting it ONCE it'll probably be one of the most important moments knowing how this has happened in the past.

Do you think there's any hope for a revision that resolves that?
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Re: Deadline is 1pm today -- prolonged recording D800

Postby skiibojosh » Sat Nov 22, 2014 5:58 am

Hope? Yes. Relatively anytime soon? No. Most of the effort of the site is focused on the D5100 right now. But, it seems completely plausible. What did you end up using?
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D800 Cine-aspect crops ratio workflow

Postby kerasos » Sat Jan 31, 2015 9:03 am

It would be really interesting to abilities via firmware the 1,2x Crop Factor for recording 1080p24 video-stream.
With the normal firmware i can record at 1x and at 1,5x in video live-view mode, but for photo i can use the 1,2x too...

why? cos for d-cinema the 1,2 crop sensor (30x20mm) is almost similar to the new RED DRAGON sensor dimension, this would mean more cine-like image.

Some ideas about this hack?

This is my first post

Grazie per l'attenzione.
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Re: D800 Cine-aspect crops ratio workflow

Postby nikkor » Sat Jan 31, 2015 10:20 am

The cropfactor won't make your images more cinemalike. 1.5x crop is equivalent to classic s35mm.
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Re: D800 Cine-aspect crops ratio workflow

Postby kerasos » Sat Jan 31, 2015 10:38 am

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Re: D800 Cine-aspect crops ratio workflow

Postby mutofuto » Sat Jan 31, 2015 12:14 pm

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Re: D800 Cine-aspect crops ratio workflow

Postby kerasos » Mon Feb 02, 2015 4:33 am

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Re: D800 Cine-aspect crops ratio workflow

Postby nikkor » Mon Feb 02, 2015 5:16 am

What's wrong with fullframe?
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Re: D800 Cine-aspect crops ratio workflow

Postby kerasos » Mon Feb 02, 2015 5:41 am

the tips, the tricks, is to work in the center of the lenses.. photographic lenses are made to cover all the full frame but the best performance of the most of all type of lenses are concentrated just a little bit inside the corner perimeter of themselves.

The APS-H standard is the future for cinematography.
look at this at page 6.
http://www.zeiss.com/content/dam/Photog ... lenses.pdf

really Interesting.

So my question is: according to you all, with all the help i can made, it's possible to abilities the 1,2x crop mode for video recording?

We take ever the best things of that we have.
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