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    Thanks Phil for sharing your amazing project.
    The gimbal sticking out the front of the helicopter looks really big and heavy.
    Was it hard for the helicopter pilot to fly?
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    Cool Phil!
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    Thanks Jarred. This is a rather spectacular way to shoot aerials, especially for big screens.

    Quote Originally Posted by Richard Williams View Post
    Thanks Phil for sharing your amazing project.
    The gimbal sticking out the front of the helicopter looks really big and heavy.
    Was it hard for the helicopter pilot to fly?
    cheers Richard
    It is indeed big and heavy, but much link all other things, we counterbalance it. Chris our pilot was a ninja and I don't feel it was difficult to fly for any reason.


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    Cool Phil!
    Thanks Peter.

    The TL;DR version of all of this is the resulting image from our 3X Weapon 8K VV Monstro array produces an image plane of about 60x40mm netting a resolution of about 12x8K, approx. 100 megapixels. However, once you have that much captured detail and resolution you can do a lot in terms of image transformation. My goals were to make the images more "rectilinearly flavored", so I finished out to what would be called a DCI 12K extraction. What was exciting for me was Monstro was real new in my life around the time and it worked flawlessly in what I would describe as a rather technical to setup rig. The images for me are pretty mesmerizing.

    We'll be shooting more of this sort of material shortly and I'll do my best to share a cut at some point. Maybe by spring, but I have to say, I've seen it scaled down to 8K on screens and it's just wonderful.

    The gear shots are indeed awesome and tell the story of how crazy cool the rig is, but let me link to some of 4K grabs, click any of these and they'll open in a new window:














    Remember, those are single frame extractions from DCI 12K footage that is close to the 645 220 film format shot at 48 frame per second.

    Can't wait to shoot and share more!
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    Great stuff, Phil, as always!!!
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    That is a heck of a rig, and those 4k screen grabs are spectacularly clean, detailed, and colorful. Amazing stuff.
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    Phil, always pushing the limits. Superb work!
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    12K! Blows my mind the quality of these images and the craftsmanship behind them.

    Even the accuracy of three different image sensors with three different lenses speaks volumes to the quality of these products.

    Just brill Phil, thank you.
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    Amazing stuff Phil!
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    How are you avoiding the problem of a bent horizon when pointing three cameras at an angle, a problem that Cinerama had:
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