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    Lens advice

    Hey Riz, I have both the 18-55 and the nifty fifty. The 50mm is not actually a 50mm on our crop sensor camera, it is actually an 80mm. If its ur first lens, i would go with the kit lens 18-55 as its a lot more versatile. BUT on the other hand, the low light and the sharpness of the nifty fifty...
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    Lens advice

    Thanks for the replys guys. I picked up a 50mm f1.8 II and its great of a lens for the price. I love it. esp in low light where kit lens is unusable.
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    Where to learn about lighting

    Hey guys, I've never been fully compfortable with lighting. And when I thought I was, I still wasnt happy with results. Where can I learn about lighting? Perhaps there is a youtube channel or video you know of that gives a good summary? Perhaps a DVD you know of. I want to know how to...
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    Lens advice

    thanks for the reply. but wouldnt 50mm f1.8 give me much better low light capability than a kit lens which is only like 3.5-5.6 or something.
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    I have a problem with shooting outdoors.

    Check out Film Riot's espisodes on filming an inside car scene. They show a night time shot and a day time and ways to go about doing it. I find it pretty useful.
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    Lens advice

    Hey all, A new project came up that I want to shoot. This will be a short and am shooting on a t1i running ML with an 18-55 kit. Budget: the cheaper the better, as I still need to purchase everything else. This is not a commercial or a paid shoot. So I can get away with an OK quality, but...
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    GoPro?

    Go pros are used widely in television now.....ghostbusters, hairy bikers, and various other tv shows. They will soon come out with different lenses.
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    help build an editing computer....here is what i have.

    Thanks for the reply I am not so much concerned with render time, but rather with having a system that is capable of rendering smoothly. Whenever I render now, it comes out choppy, jerky and unbearable to watch. So as long as I can render normally, I don’t mind longer renders. Matter of fact...
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    help build an editing computer....here is what i have.

    Suppose no heavy 3d modeling with matchmoving. What is a minimum system I can run for my AE and Premiere and still be able to render out videos with no lag. As that is my issue- The playback is choppy and the render chockes my ram. So once more, what is a minimum system I can run and still...
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    help build an editing computer....here is what i have.

    Also is it better to get an i7 or to overclock an i5 (i heard overclocked i5 are better than overclocked i7)
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    help build an editing computer....here is what i have.

    No guys what I meant is 700 is the least you can spend to get somewhat at least ok performance. While I want to pay minimal I still understand i need to invest. I was asking for suggestions as to what parts I need not that my budget is 700.
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    help build an editing computer....here is what i have.

    Help me build an editing computer. Will also be doing 3d modeling and sculpting. Will be working in: After effects CS5 Premiere pro CS5 Cinema 4D Tracking stuff for matchmoving (leaning towards pftrack) Zbrush or some kinda modeling software. Here's what I think I need so far. If you think...
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    Help with live action footage and CG (reference video inside)

    Hi, I came across this video and writing script for my next short, these shots are extremely similar to what I am looking to accomplish. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WRS9cpOMYv0 I will have numerous shots of similar composition with set extensions. In the video, the camera is locked...
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    Hacked GH1 info needed

    So wait, what kind of an adapter to i need? Am i getting this correctly? I need one adapter to use on JCPenny lense? and i need one adaptor to use the the helios lense?
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    Hacked GH1 info needed

    Thanks for the replys guys. Ive checked the footage cameron posted and that is exactly the look i am going for, for my next short. What did you grade in? AE? also, ive searched ebay for JCPenny and Sears and lense and they seem to be pretty cheap. Are they worth investing into? Being cheap, are...
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    What new films would you INSIST are masterpieces?

    "Forest Gump" "The Snow Walker" - (an absolutely wonderful drama movie) "Strictly Sexual" - (The name doesnt do this film any justice. An excellent drama film, you guys will weep like babys)
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    Hacked GH1 info needed

    How is Helios 44-2 for video? I read its a cheap lense, but how is it for video?
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    Hacked GH1 info needed

    Hey guys, Lately more and more, hacked GH1 has been getting my attention. Mostly will be shooting shorts. I know hacked GH1s produce amazing quality and here are a few questions I have. It seems that there are a few hacks including: Blackouts, Ptool and I believe Panasonic has an update...
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    Why is it indie films looks like video?

    wow that looks great. thanks for the example. this looks really cinematic. Now replicating it on t2i is a whole other story. Roman
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