[Tig] DPX 10bit or 12bit for Film OUT
jack at surrealroad.com
Thu Dec 23 07:46:55 GMT 2010
Very rare to use 12-bit dpx. In fact I would imagine some film
recorders can't read 12-bit files. This is the case for 35mm sourced
material, so it will apply to RED footage just as much. I very much
doubt that RED footage can even fill out a 12-bit space, but perhaps
that's for another topic
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On 23 Dec 2010, at 07:04, Color <dwooldridge at mac.com> wrote:
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> Good day Rory,
> I believe the norm today is 10 bit. Personally I have been using 16bit red debayer to a 10 bit rbg dpx frame.
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> On Dec 22, 2010, at 9:32 PM, Rory Hinds wrote:
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>> Just wondering what the consensus is with regard to working with DPX files for Film Out, do most people work in DPX 10bit or 12bit?
>> My footage is RED acquired and I'm thinking of working in DPX 12bit Log but if the norm is 10bit and there is no benefit for 12bit then I would rather save the disk space.
>> Would be interesting to hear what others do with RED footage.
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