[tig] hd spots (again)

Greg Dildine greg.dildine
Wed Aug 6 13:59:17 BST 2003


Glad I could help arrange a night at the pub for some folks in London with my post to the TIG.

Anyone else out there able to answer any of my questions from my original post or continue the original thread on point(s)??

-Greg Dildine
Boston

On Wednesday, August 6, 2003, Stuart Fyvie <stuart.fyvie at ntlworld.com> wrote:
>TIG TWiki collaborative project is at http://tig.colorist.org. 
>Craig Nichols supports the TIG.
>
>
>Lets do it.
>Anybody else in London TIG world up for it?
>
>Stuart Fyvie
>On Wednesday, August 6, 2003, at 12:24  pm, Patricia Martin
>wrote:
>
>> TIG TWiki collaborative project is at http://tig.colorist.org. Craig  
>> Nichols supports the TIG.
>>
>>
>>  We could start at "The Ship" and go from that point., or not :-)
>>
>> Trish
>>
>> TIG TWiki collaborative project is at http://tig.colorist.org. Craig  
>> Nichols supports the TIG.
>>
>>
>> Count me in as well... And then down to 'The Ship' to discusss what  
>> we've
>> seen? ;-)
>>
>> Peter Lynch
>>
>>
>>
>>> TIG TWiki collaborative project is at http://tig.colorist.org.
>>> Craig Nichols supports the TIG.
>>> Name the place and time!
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: tig-admin at tig.colorist.org [mailto:tig-admin at tig.colorist.org]On
>>> Behalf Of Stuart Fyvie
>>> Sent: 05 August 2003 11:41
>>> To: Jeff Booth
>>> Cc: TIG
>>> Subject: Re: [tig] hd spots (again)
>>> TIG TWiki collaborative project is at http://tig.colorist.org.
>>> Craig Nichols supports the TIG.
>>> The 'down converted' stuff I worked on to be honest looked like Pal  
>>> SD.
>>> Maybe a little less aliasing on diagonals but that was about it. It
>>> still had the
>>> same limitations in grading (compared to film) but we know that.
>>> Jeff, Maybe we should do your 'masterclass' in Dean street somewhere?
>>> Stuart.
>>> On Tuesday, August 5, 2003, at 10:19  am, Jeff Booth wrote:
>>>> Next time you're in or around Meard Street, I'll give you a
>>>> masterclass.
>>>> J
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Stuart Fyvie [mailto:stuart.fyvie at ntlworld.com]
>>>> Sent: 05 August 2003 09:16
>>>> To: TIG
>>>> Subject: Re: [tig] hd spots (again)
>>>> TIG TWiki collaborative project is at http://tig.colorist.org.
>>>> Craig Nichols supports the TIG.
>>>> Why would down-converted HD look better than native SD?
>>>> Resolution and contrast ratio are all the same.
>>>> Stuart Fyvie
>>>> Resolution tv.
>>>> On Monday, August 4, 2003, at 10:22  pm, Jeff Booth wrote:
>>>>> TIG TWiki collaborative project is at http://tig.colorist.org.
>>>>> Craig Nichols supports the TIG.
>>>>> I watched (most) of the concert on analogue terrestrial. My  
>>>>> reception
>>>>> is
>>>>> very good and it didn't look like it had been shot HD. Looked like
>>>>> very good
>>>>> SD but it didn't look as good as the Albert Hall (again RW) gig  
>>>>> (which
>>>>> *was*
>>>>> shot HD).
>>>>> But I could be wrong!
>>>>> JB
>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>> From: tig-admin at tig.colorist.org  
>>>>> [mailto:tig-admin at tig.colorist.org]On
>>>>> Behalf Of Dick Hobbs
>>>>> Sent: 04 August 2003 17:56
>>>>> To: TIG
>>>>> Subject: Re: [tig] hd spots (again)
>>>>> TIG TWiki collaborative project is at http://tig.colorist.org.
>>>>> Craig Nichols supports the TIG.
>>>>> Greg asked how we were getting on with compressed digital television
>>>>> in
>>>>> Europe. Well, the first point to make (ie gloat about) is that it  
>>>>> has
>>>>> been
>>>>> compulsory for all commercials in the UK to be widescreen for two
>>>>> years now.
>>>>> No stretching, no distortions: they are made at the right aspect
>>>>> ratio.
>>>>> For this viewer, at least, compression is sometimes a problem,
>>>>> sometimes
>>>>> not. The main channels use relatively mild compression. Relative is,
>>>>> of
>>>>> course, a relative term when you are talking about 2MB/s or 6MB/s.
>>>>> But watching the main channels on a 28" 16:9 screen in typical
>>>>> domestic
>>>>> conditions I rarely have any worries at all. If you look for  
>>>>> problems
>>>>> you
>>>>> can spot them, and certainly the low bitrate channels look anything
>>>>> from bad
>>>>> to dreadful, but digital television can look fine.
>>>>> Message to European, or more specifically UK, readers. Did anyone  
>>>>> else
>>>>> watch
>>>>> Robbie Williams "live" from Knebworth the other evening? Care to  
>>>>> make
>>>>> a
>>>>> guess at how it was done? Or do we have anyone who knows how it was
>>>>> done. I
>>>>> assume it was an HD progressive production, but anyone else care to
>>>>> comment?
>>>>> Dick
>>>>> ***************************
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