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Re: DVNR artefacts ain't gonna kill ya
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- Subject: Re: DVNR artefacts ain't gonna kill ya
- From: "Schweikert" <rschweik at nsw.bigpond.net.au>
- Date: Wed, 27 Jan 1999 21:47:29 +1100
- Resent-Date: Wed, 27 Jan 1999 04:41:29 -0600
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>I would like your opinion on the following.
>I'm having an discussion with a client about overuse of noise reduction
>in transferring archives material.
> This is old 16mm films (colors and b&w) that he wants me to transfer to digibeta. The cassette I was sent to use as an example of what they want clearly shows examples of noise reduction artefacts (pixillation of quick movement)
> However, the overall look is VERY sharp and I'm having
>a hard time convincing him that although some dust and softness
>is acceptable in archives material, presence on noise reduction artefacts
>is totally unacceptable for most ...ahem.....QC houses. His point is that the crisp picture looks better and a little DVNR artefact ain't gonna kill ya....
If noise reduction artefacts aren't going to kill you, neither will some dirt.
It's a no win battle. Small amount of noise reduction, takes off some of the major dirt and softness problems. Only complete restoration will remove the whole lot. But what producer can afford this? Especially for archival material.
Personally, I don't like the artefacts. It looks odd. Dirt is acceptable to "the average viewer". If they see pixillation of quick movement or other strange DVNR effects, they think there is something wrong, can't work out what it is, so the picture looks bad.
None of us like dirt. But? It's then up to the producer to sell his product and overcome any criticism from any QC facility.
thanks to John Palmisano for support in 1999
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