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Old July 23rd, 2008, 01:39 AM   #1
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Does anyone have a B&W present setting?

Hi all, does anyone have a B&W present setting?
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Old July 23rd, 2008, 03:31 AM   #2
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Not an EX1 user, just a personal preference here.

I tend to up sharpness a bit when filming something for B&W.

I just think it looks better without colors.
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Old July 23rd, 2008, 12:24 PM   #3
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To me B&W is better to do in post, it is pretty easy to desaturate and adjust contrast and blacks etc. If you wanted to do this in camera just create a color profile with Sat at -99 and then adjust your Blacks to suits your needs.
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Old July 24th, 2008, 11:44 AM   #4
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Thanks for the advise, But as a former user of a XHA1, I find that when I have a B&W setting it saves me a lot of time in post . I use to switch setting while still recording and it creates the look that I want without going to post
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