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Justin Cerato December 17th, 2002 10:50 PM

Getting the 'Film Look'
 
I am new to the xl1s and I am very interested in setting the camera up manually so I can get a unique warm film look. (i do not use frame movie mode, only shoot at 25 for shutter speed). I would like sopme tips for achieving this in the custom preset menu etc...

Barend Onneweer December 18th, 2002 03:32 AM

You could start out by 'warm-balancing', which is white-balancing to a slightly blue-ish card. Some videographers have a couple of these cards with them. The camera will compensate for the blue-ish tone by warming up the image a little (or a lot, depending on how blue your card is...).

Bar3nd

Rob Lohman December 18th, 2002 08:06 AM

I'd definitely go with frame mode for such intent. Color correction/
timing in post can also do miracles!


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