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    There is a risk in having multiple copies of an...

    There is a risk in having multiple copies of an ageing camera type for purpose of eventually making one out of several when something breaks. It may be an achilles-heel component which dies in all of...
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    As ponzi schemes go, I guess cryptocurrency is as...

    As ponzi schemes go, I guess cryptocurrency is as good as any. There is no such thing as a free lunch. For every winner, somebody has to become burned sooner or later.
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    Depending on how small your insects are you may...

    Depending on how small your insects are you may achieve pleasing results with a Century Optics 7+ achromatic dioptre on front of a prime lens. I think they come with a 58mm 0.7mm pitch filter thread....
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    PORTABLE EDIT SUITE QUERY

    Posted per favore for a fellow filmie who is up against a bit of urgency.

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    Hey guys, needing advice on a laptop, I'm looking to make a full length 4k doco on lifestyle in a few years...
  5. Slightly offtopic, does anyone know if the...

    Slightly offtopic, does anyone know if the "System Thread Exception Not Handled nvlddmkm.sys" hostility between Nvidia's drivers and Windows 10 was ever sorted out. Any advice on a cure would be...
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    The old-old oftenchance story of "What goes in...

    The old-old oftenchance story of "What goes in Adobe stays in Adobe." The change to C.C set me off properly cranky. They probably lost out on some with the subscription model but then return on...
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    There are too many users and losers ( the brits...

    There are too many users and losers ( the brits call them "chancers") out there in filmdom who will short people and take them down in order to make their passion project fly.

    The big URSA still...
  8. The UFOs as such may simply be targets for the...

    The UFOs as such may simply be targets for the development of countermeasures against drone-swarm technology.
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    It is on hold presently. There is a small ribbon...

    It is on hold presently. There is a small ribbon cable which needs replacing. I had one plus a spare ordered but they failed to arrive. I am still trying to source a replacement. COVID disruption I...
  10. My personal preference would be to suffer the...

    My personal preference would be to suffer the cost and inconvenience of spare batteries and use your cigarette lighter socket and inverter to charge them. Otherwise I would also favour using the...
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    Australian desert oak might beat the maple. The...

    Australian desert oak might beat the maple. The tree like some Australian hardwoods cunningly adds silica to itself to make termite and woodgrub teeth go blunt. Trouble is it will break pieces out of...
  12. SNAP .... Well sort of. The BM Ursa Mini camera...

    SNAP .... Well sort of. The BM Ursa Mini camera family has a screw-in anti-reflection cone which fits inside of the camera throat. I had a spare from a two-into-one wrecked camera rebuild so have...
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    These days I am patching up broken eBayed...

    These days I am patching up broken eBayed Blackmagic cameras in order to have something affordable to use by way of modern tech. I can say that previous products by P+S Technik/Silicon Imaging and...
  14. It is the same issue which goes right back to the...

    It is the same issue which goes right back to the old 35mm groundglass adaptors for 1/3" and 2/3" video cameras. A lot of rather poor to average footage was shot with them. This tended to downgrade...
  15. Instagram let me linger for a minute then threw...

    Instagram let me linger for a minute then threw me out, so I shall wildly guess.


    He might try being a monk. There remains probably not much else he has not explored over his lifetime.

    He...
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    With great trepidation. Seriously though, my...

    With great trepidation. Seriously though, my possibly faulty recall of scenes demonstrating anxiety open with some physical result of that anxious state if the person is not immediately revealed as a...
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    Sticky: Here is where I show my ignorance and lack of...

    Here is where I show my ignorance and lack of knowledge.


    Recently, when testing out some improvised internal filters on an Ursa Mini 4.6K there was some very noticeable masking flare from the...
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    You are entirely correct. I may have missed what...

    You are entirely correct. I may have missed what the original poster was aiming for.
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    Has anyone tried shooting through the clear glass...

    Has anyone tried shooting through the clear glass of one of the new LCD shutter helmets mounted in front of the camera lens? Self-powered or battery-powered exchanges for conventional helmet glasses...
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    QUOTE: "I'll do my best, but they're pretty set...

    QUOTE: "I'll do my best, but they're pretty set in their ways with *cough* 16mm."

    Ayayayayay? Now there. Are you disparaging 16mm film, you know, real film, not that fancy electronicallated...
  21. Now there's a go. Imagination doesn't have a...

    Now there's a go. Imagination doesn't have a chance to go stale it seems.
  22. IN-DWELLING FILTER KITS FOR DIGITAL CINEMA CAMERAS.

    If a reputable optical filter company was to offer user installable/removable in-dwelling behind-the-lens filters would you want to buy?


    A complete kit would comprise :-

    Individual filters...
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    QUOTE: "I think my RED fits in nicely with my...

    QUOTE: "I think my RED fits in nicely with my other shooting utensils."

    You Americans really get to play with the best toys. Here in Oz, cameras and handthrown rocks is about as good as it gets...
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    The kickarse mentality which stereotypes...

    The kickarse mentality which stereotypes Americans so much in the international world has been embedded in the hive for very much longer than RED, which is really only having some fun with it.

    An...
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    [WTB] I have on reflection decided to hang onto all the...

    I have on reflection decided to hang onto all the lenses for now. I apologise for creating unfulfilled expectations that I would sell them.

    Stay safe everyone as best you can with this benighted...
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