January 1st, 2005, 11:31 AM
I'm not sure of this but you could try using After Effect's (6.5 pro) degrainer to do this task. I know you have to sample the footage first - perhaps you could use the grain image as this sample? I think AE will literally perform a subtraction (not just a manipulation of overlay settings).
January 2nd, 2005, 05:41 PM
Hi everyone: If anybody has info on this one too.
January 2nd, 2005, 06:39 PM
I have seen footage that was treated with Grain Surgery and the results were stunning.
On another note I was talking to a friend who is involved in sandblasting and he says he can get a finish down to 3 microns so I was wondering what would be the ideal finish for frosting glass in microns or grit rating?
January 3rd, 2005, 03:31 AM
I'm sorry, but grain surgery just doesn't do it. Just blurs your fine detail. If you want good results, the only decent noise reduction plug-in I'm aware of is NeatImage. But whatever you use, the video will still look 'doctored'.
January 3rd, 2005, 10:48 AM
Chris, I know for a fact that it does more than blur fine detail. You literally sample an area of the frame and the software attempts to intelligently remove the noise. Doesn't always work well of course but it can work amazingly well when done correctly.
January 3rd, 2005, 10:57 AM
Any chance we can see some footage using your method?
I'm not getting stellar results and I'm worried it's just because I'm missing something...
January 3rd, 2005, 02:16 PM
I'll post my tests as soon as I get my adapter assembed again (in a few weeks probably). I designed a new adapter with threaded tubes (enables me to adjust the gg distance from both the camera lens and the 35mm lens on the fly) and I'm waiting for the parts to be finished.
January 3rd, 2005, 02:32 PM
I have been thinking about adding this part.
January 3rd, 2005, 03:32 PM
Richard, when are you going to e-mail out some information on the finished adaptor you were talking about?
January 4th, 2005, 09:18 PM
hi everyone: this is a link to a new thread with complete parts list