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Common Access WMP Files and Codecs

RAW vs LOG vs Compression Codecs vs Uncompressed HDMI and SDI: A Primer

The simplest explanation of the differences and when you should use which.

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Compression and Delivery

How much Resolution do you Lose with Compression, and does 4K help make 1080p Look Better?

A couple of tests to determine the exact percentage loss of resolution while compressing video, and how 4K can help.

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WMP_ARTICLES_MISC

How Much Can You Uprez, or, What is the Limit of Image Interpolation?

How much can you blow up an image or video before it becomes unacceptable? This article tests to find the magic uprez or image interpolation number.

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Advanced Cinematography Concepts

Understanding Wireless Video Production (Part Two)

What does it take to make a production set completely ready for wireless video? This article shows you how to get started.

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Basics of Color Grading

Should you raise Bit Depth and Color Space before Color Grading? Part One: 8-bit Video

Want to avoid poor quality web videos? You need to know if it’s worth working in a higher bit depth or color space. Part One deals with 8-bit video.

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Post Production Audio Workflows

The Post Production Audio Guide (Part Two): Sound Mixing

A look at post production audio workflows, departments and methods, and how they contribute to form the perfect soundtrack. Part Two covers Sound Mixing.

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Camera Comparisons

Does your Camera Deliver the Film Look (Part One)?

Which video camera really delivers the film look? Part One asks: Does your camera meet theatrical distribution requirements or not?

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WMP_ARTICLES_MISC

The Difference between Lossy and Lossless Compression

A simple explanation of the difference between Lossy and Lossless compression, which one’s better, and how to strike the right balance between the two.

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WMP_ARTICLES_MISC

Intra-frame vs Inter-frame Compression

What is interframe and intraframe compression, what’s the easiest way to remember the difference, and which one needs more processing power?