Well, the time is almost upon us, where we will be at the point to have our fist complete episode of the project completed. Whew, what a year this has been so far. So much to learn, and so much learned from the forum and those of you who are always so willing to give advice.
I honestly cannot wait to be able to show a completed clip or something soon, but we will have to see what happens!
Apart from the above waffling, I do have a quick question - something that we have touched on before, but would like to get a quick recap on.
We are currently shooting with a Panasonic AF101, it gives us 1080p HD footage. We then use this footage as the basis for our show. We have started talking as a team, around the use of purchasing a 4K camera sometime soon. From my limited camera experience, the plus side of this purchase would allow us to take footage, and then do post pans and camera movements. Is this the only real plus though? Would scaling factor in as well? I remember a discussion with Mylenium and Rick, I think Dave was part of it as well, where scaling was mentioned. There is a limit of the amount of scaling that can take place before artifacts start showing up - scaling both up and down. Does shooting on a 4K camera make this scaling percentage larger, or do they still apply? I think it was mentioned that anything over 20% will start to cause issues.
Anyway, the point of the discussion, is basically to decide on the merits of buying another camera for our project - if the pro's far outweigh the con's, then I am all for it - however, since we are not at "Hollywood" level yet, I dont want to waste money for no reason. (although it would be really cool as a conversation opener to say we have a 4K camera! )
Well, a great day to all, and look forward to your comments.
By the way, I finished the Adobe Audition classroom in a book course, and I think I am forced to admit, that sound - is not an area I think I would excel in! My hat off to all the sound engineers out there - you are the rocket scientists of the film world! (in my opinion of course! )