A 10K Timelapse Demo

A-10K-Timelapse-DemoPentru a-și proteja aparatul de uzură accentuată, mulți fotografi de timelapse nu își pun la bătaie DSLR-ul full frame, sau nici măcar pe cel de rezervă (în format crop sensor). Așa că se vor uita la numărul de cadre pe care-l consumă câteva clipuri de timelapse, așa cum se uită un samsar la kilometrajul de la o mașină proaspăt adusă din Germania, pe care vrea s-o vândă repede. Așa că nici rezultatul nu iese neapărat grozav. Dar există și excepții. Și să vedeți ce excepție prezentăm astăzi! Este vorba de un aparat medium format, PhaseOne IQ180, care valorează aproximativ 40.000 – 50.000 euro. Dolari, pardon. Nici nu mai contează. De ce a folosit un astfel de aparat? Simplu. Pentru a realiza primul timelapse 10K din lume. Discursul nostru se oprește aici…

“”10328×7760 – A 10K Timelapse Demo” is a video I put together showcasing the extreme resolution of the PhaseOne IQ180 camera of which it was shot. This footage comes from some shots I did while shooting 4K and 8K timelapses in Rio De Janeiro for a major electronics manufacturer. Each shot is comprised of hundreds individual still images, each weighing in at a whopping 80 megapixels. Each individual raw frame measures 10328×7760 pixels.

Each shot was very minimally processed and included curves, input sharpening, saturation adjustments. The h264 compression really kills alot of the fine detail. No noise reduction was done on any of the shots. I tried to keep the shots as close to raw as possible so you may see some dust spots, noise, and manual exposure changes I made while shooting. For a final video edit these adjustments would be smoothed out and fixed. Normally I run shots where I manually change exposure during the shot through LRTimelapse, but unfortunately the program can’t seem to handle such huge raw files. I also had to loop some shots in order to have enough runtime to do some zooms, so you may see a jump in the footage here and there.

Each shot sequence starts off with the full resolution footage scaled down to fit within a 1920×1080 resolution (14% scale). The next shot in each shot sequence is the full resolution shot scaled to 50%, so basically zooming in quite a bit. From there we go into the full resolution shot scaled to 100%, which is an extreme zoom/crop. As you can see, the quality and detail holds up extremely well, it’s pretty amazing.

I wanted to show a couple things with this demo video. First, the extreme resolution of this camera (and medium format in general). Second, the amazing amount of flexibility this resolution allows for in post production. You can literally get about 8-10 solid 1920×1080 shots out of a single shot. You can also get about 5-6 solid 4K shots out of a single shot.

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Music: Licensed from themusicbed.com
Artist: Tony Anderson
Song: Hold On

All footage is Copyright Joe Capra – Scientifantastic 2015, and may not be used without permission.

Special thanks to my local Rio producer/assistant/badass Jose Olimpio ( joseolimpio.com )


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