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Old February 9th, 2005, 08:45 PM   #16
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It's uploaded to:

In my opinion that's perfectly normal motion blur. Any object in motion is going to have blur in front of and behind it. The solid-color area in the middle is just the overlap, it'll have ghosted images before it and after it.

Try panning against something that's got high contrast, like a white fence against a dark background, and you'll see "ghosting" both in front and behind.
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Old February 9th, 2005, 10:01 PM   #17
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I don't know that it's a technical term :-) But the previous that is described is really just a hard description of the "picket fence test."

But looking at your still? It's normal motion blur, as Barry mentions.
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Old February 10th, 2005, 02:08 AM   #18
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maybe it's not visible in still. maybe i have differetn aproach to this still because i saw it in motion. i give up. when i see it on big hd monitor it looks strange.

will shoot both with panasonic dvx 100 progressive mode and Z1 sf. will see what will happend.

thanks for your thoughts.

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Old February 10th, 2005, 12:25 PM   #19
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Something else than motion blurr

Untill now all the footage (stills) I have seen from the FX1 seem very dark !!!! like it is heavily underexposed. Is this due to the inexperience of the operator or is the FX1/Z1 just not very good in low light conditions. Maybe someone can upload some footage to prove to me that the fx1/z1 is capable in producing well exposed material with good colour saturation !!!!!! I was planning to buy the z1 but now I am leaning back to the PD170
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