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2013/11/04

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Bertl
good night!
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FergusL
night !
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FergusL
you're getting serious-er, someting must have changed
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Sasha_C
Hi everyone. The meeting will be starting in 10 minutes right?
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Sasha_C
oops, I see that it's scheduled on 11th November, not the 5th...
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se6astian
latest article: http://cinescopophilia.com/first-4k-raw-pictures-from-the-axiom-alpha-camera/
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Sasha_C
very nice :)
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PhilippeJ
ah, was just reading it :-)
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se6astian
I am off to the fab lab
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se6astian
cnc milling and laser cutting for the enclosure
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se6astian
see you
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Sasha_C
have fun. I'm off to get some sleep
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Bertl
evening folks!
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FergusL
hi Bertl !
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se6astian
hello :)
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troy_s
FergusL: If you see se6astian, let him know that the link I gave you in chat (GPU debayer) does exactly what he says - multiple approaches.
20:47
troy_s
VNG I believe delivers some of the better results currently.
20:48
FergusL
there is still some talk concerning it vs AHD I think, saw this on astrophoto boards
20:48
troy_s
And regarding file formats, there are only _two_ required: DPX and EXR. The rest is rubbish.
20:48
FergusL
my VNG implem is getting bigger
20:48
FergusL
it's almost ridiculous haha
20:48
FergusL
but almost done
20:49
troy_s
FergusL: Why would you not want to store the Bayered image in EXR? It is perhaps the most ideal for it as the image data is already linear.
20:49
troy_s
And a conversion to float is great if done correctly.
20:49
FergusL
I thought about that too
20:50
FergusL
but then, what are the solutions for debayering ? what software would want to eat that ?
20:51
troy_s
FergusL: Custom in-house chains
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FergusL
of course
20:51
troy_s
FergusL: But EXR makes good sense. Even DPX with a 1.0 TRC gamma flagged is solid as it can store a truly raw data stream as it supports the integer formats as well.
20:52
troy_s
(AND buries timecode, AND is universal / canonical, AND etc...)
20:52
FergusL
that would certainly ease some of the process, actually : I still have to deal with file addresses, seeking a large file etc...
20:52
FergusL
EXR bayered would leave thinghs much more open, and easier, with oiio as an example
21:00
FergusL
know somehting about Cinema DNG ?
21:01
troy_s
FergusL: The only difference between DPX and EXR is that EXR is much more restrained with format.
21:01
FergusL
yes, float only iirc
21:01
troy_s
A) Float (half or full) and MUST be linear.
21:02
troy_s
DPX is a powerful format, but it is so powerful that it does almost too much, and leaves more room for operator error.
21:02
troy_s
But... and this is a big but...
21:03
troy_s
DPX is used generally for transfer between houses because it is the only format of the two that allows for a TRC to be specified and burned into the data.
21:03
troy_s
So an EXR is generally the entire chain within a post house, but intra-house or house to printer etc, would be DPX. A final "baked" image.
21:04
troy_s
(In-house minus say, matte paintings which will be coming from artist-paint tools and likely TIFF)
21:04
FergusL
why TIFFs ? that's what the artist tools provide ?
21:05
troy_s
FergusL: Because TIFF is the most robust format out of those applications.
21:05
FergusL
ok
21:05
troy_s
FergusL: If they were more capable of EXR or such, they would likely be used.
21:06
FergusL
what about the source -> editorial material step ?
21:06
troy_s
(most paint apps are display referred, and as a result don't handle EXR terribly super. Also, Photoshop has a really goofy legacy botchjob with alpha)
21:06
FergusL
what would be your ideal proposition ?
21:06
troy_s
Never happens
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troy_s
Editorial is generated during logging or after a one-light.
21:07
troy_s
and once finished, ingested via whatever a pipe uses for grading. Resolve has the various EDL ingestions or even reconstruction from image, Filmlight is EDL methinks, etc.
21:09
FergusL
yes I see
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