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Old July 9th, 2007, 07:25 PM   #1
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Shooting with XH-A1 and DVX100!! Help Please

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I used to shoot with 2 DVX100s and recently upgraded to an XH-A1. I could only afford one as I also upgraded both tripods and lighting. Does anyone have a recomendation on using both of these cameras together? I like shooting in 24p. For my last wedding I used the DVX100 with the letterbox setting and the A1 in HDV 1080i. I then upconverted the DVX100 footage to HD with UpConvert 1.0....Besides the tremendous render results were still mediocre. I wish to edit in Final Cut Studio 2.0 in HDV and downconvert on the export. I consider my editing skills to be pretty good but this is giving me a lot of trouble in post. Any help would be appreciated as I can not afford another A1 at the moment.
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Old July 9th, 2007, 08:41 PM   #2
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Instead of upconverting using another program, you can try throwing the DV footage on your HDV timelime. That's what I always do, and I always got decent results, although I haven't done this with 24p footage. Give it a shot.
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