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Old September 12th, 2004, 12:00 PM   #1
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Recording 2 exposures simultaneously?

Hey all!

Is there anyway possible to record 2 different exposures simultaneously?... ie, expose for highlights and expose for shadows at the same time???

Ive thought about shooting off a mirror with 2 cameras, but I don`t know how it would work exactly.

Any thoughts???....
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Old September 12th, 2004, 04:57 PM   #2
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I imagine we will see digital still cameras with two CCD in back of a beam splitter with one CCD receiving slightly more than 1/2 the light the second CCD receives. That way, with judicious image processing, they could capture a scene with more dynamic range than they do now.

No reason why that couldn't be accomplishe in a video camera although the price of a 6 CCD camera would probably give one pause.

You can of course emulate this with a tripod mounted camera, a little aperature adjustment and no motion in the scene.
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Old September 12th, 2004, 07:13 PM   #3
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Not exactly what you were looking for, but

in this thread...
http://www.dvinfo.net/conf/showthrea...threadid=30894

this camera and cool dynamic range mthod was discussed...
http://www.jvc-victor.co.jp/english/...tsc/tk-wd310u/

...and it doesn't use 6 CCDs ;)
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