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Digital Video Photography. IBM PC Club June 2004 Bob Stephens [email protected] Editing and Equipment. Introduction . Bob’s Background Digital Video Photography Class At SeniorNet, Almaden Center. Overview The Past. Overview Two Basic Areas. VCR. Three Basic Areas. PC.

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Digital Video Photography

Editing and Equipment


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Introduction

  • Bob’s Background

  • Digital Video Photography Class

    • At SeniorNet, Almaden Center


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OverviewThe Past


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OverviewTwo Basic Areas

VCR



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Three Basic Areas - Plus

Mini DV, D8 (DV), Analog Cameras

Micro DV is Discontinued

Some Vendors

Ulead

Adaptec

Sonic Factory

Pinnacle

Adobe

Windows Movie Maker 2

WMM2 (XP)

PC

Analog

Analog +


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Three Basic Areas – Connect

VCR

Analog

Input

1394/Firewire/iLink – Digital

Composite, S Video – Analog

Analog Converter card or box

1.0GHZ+, 256MB

13GB/Hour of DV Video

1394 for DV

Analog card

USB 2.0 for photos

2nd Video Capture drive

PC

PVR

CD Writer

DVD Writer

VCD (VHS quality)

SVCD (better)

DVD (best)

VCR

DVD Player


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DV Camcorders

Are they good cameras?

Digital Cameras

Are they good camcorders?

Features?

Video Editors

What do we want to accomplish?

Features

Cameras and Editors


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Dispelling the Myth

  • DV produces 720x480 pixel pictures (broadcast quality)

    • Some cams have up to 1.5M+ pixels for digital pictures

  • Would you buy a 1.5MP camera today?

  • Camcorders DO NOT make good digital cameras

  • And digital cameras DO NOT make good camcorders


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Dispelling the Myth

  • Most Digital Cameras produce low resolution/frame rate video, many without sound (but within that limitation they serve a useful purpose)

  • A few do produce acceptable video. The Fuji S602 when combined with the 1GB IBM Microdrive will produce a very reasonable 680x480 15 minute video with sound. And up to 30 minutes at lower resolution (VHS), OR about 3000 high resolution pictures.


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Mini DV Camcorder Features

  • Up to 20x Optical Zoom

  • 500x Digital Zoom – Of very limited value

  • Viewfinder and LCD displays

  • Battery life and HOW do you charge the batteries (YES you’ll need 2 batteries)

  • Pass though (digital to/from analog)


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Show Video Zoom Video

Show Camcorder


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Video Editor Features

  • Capture Input

  • Delete unwanted portions of the video (one estimated is 50% of the video)

  • Merge multiple video clips

  • Add Titles

  • Add Transitions

  • Add Pictures

  • Add Sound

  • Preview video

  • Create Viewable video


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Video Editor Features

  • Enhance video (change color, double the speed, etc.)

  • Add credits (scrolling credits)

  • Authoring for DVD’s

    • Menus

    • Motion backgrounds

  • Output



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Video Editor Features

  • Make Output

    • Save as a file (various formats)

    • Burn a VCD or SVCD

    • Burn a DVD

    • Save to DV camcorder

    • Analog output (camcorder, VHS, etc.)



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All Camcorders

Composite

Analog

Tape Source

VCR


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Passthrough

Analog camcorder

DV

Composite

Analog

PC

1394

Digital

Tape Not Used

for Passthrough

VCR


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Digital 8 or D8 Camcorders

8mm Analog

Tape (Read only)

8mm

Digital

Tape

May Support Passthorugh

PC

1394

Tape Source



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Show VHS Tivo Comparison Video


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Minimum PC

  • 600MHZ, 1.0GHZ+ better

  • 128MB, 256MB+ better

  • Lots of disk space, 40GB marginal

    • Consider 200GB for $100 as a second drive for video

  • Video, sound, 1394, analog capture card, USB 2.0

  • Check your video software, I’d use their recommended PC, not their minimum PC


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PC OS’s

  • Most to least desirable – XP, W2K, 98SE, ME

  • Very limited NT Support

  • Be aware of the 4GB file size limit of FAT32. XP or W2K with NTFS recommended


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Why XP?

  • The most stable Windows OS

  • The best supported OS

  • Plug and play

  • Expanded device support

  • Supports NTFS file system

  • Includes WMM 2

  • Second choice for video is W2K


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NTFS File System

  • Stability and Recovery from errors

  • Efficient for small file sizes, directory cluster size, file lookup

  • Up to 8 Peta bytes (1,000,000 GB’s)

  • No 4GB file size limitation


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Vendor Editor Software

  • $100 Range

  • Digital Video Creator 80 (Dazzle), Dazzle recently merged with Pinnacle

  • DVD Movie Factory 2 (Ulead)

  • DVD Picture Show 2 (Ulead)

  • Screenblaster Movie Studio (Sonic Foundry)

  • Studio 9 (Pinnacle Systems) and other related products.

  • Video Explosion Deluxe (Nova)

  • Video Studio 7 (Ulead)

  • Video Wave 5 (Roxio)


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Vendor Editor Software

  • $300 Range – May contain breakout box hardware

  • Digital Video Creator 150 (Pinnacle/Dazzle)

  • Hollywood DV Bridge (Pinnacle/Dazzle)

  • Studio Deluxe (Pinnacle)

  • Studio Moviebox (Pinnacle)

  • Above $300

  • Liquid Edition 5 (Pinnacle)

  • Premier (Adobe)

  • Vegas 4.0 (Sonic Foundry)


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Video Player Software

  • You’ll also want to be able to view video on your PC (besides the video editor preview window) that’s quick and easy to use

  • Windows Media Player (WMP version 9) that comes with the Microsoft OS’s will do the job, in addition to many others


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Commercial DVD Format

  • Single Sided, Dual Layer (DVD9)

    • Top layer 4.7GB

    • Bottom layer 3.8GB

    • Total 8.5GB


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Recordable DVD Format

  • Single Sided, Single Layer (DVD5)

    • 4.7GB

    • Dual Format – and +, Both formats are popular

    • Four Media’s DVD–R/RW and DVD+R/RW

  • DVD-RAM, Not nearly as popular as the Dual Format’s


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Recordable DVD DL Format(Dual Layer)

  • Just starting to become available for consumers

  • Cost about $300

  • Media cost?

  • Software support?


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DVD Labels (physical labels)

  • When compared to CD’s

  • DVD’s have higher RPM

  • DVD’s have higher temperatures

  • General Advice – DON’T LABEL DVD’s

    • Use permanent pen

    • Or printable DVD’s with printer


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Windows Movie Maker 2

  • Screen shots from WMM2

  • The functions of WMM2 are typical of video editors











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Digital Video

Photography

  • IBM PC Club

  • 3/9/04



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