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PhantomFilters.com ND's - Test Video

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by fhagan02, Jun 25, 2015.

  1. fhagan02

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    Testing my new P3 ND's from PhantomFilters.com
    Adds virtually zero weight to the gimbal as these are ND gels that fit inside the stock UV. Ingenious and cost effective. http://www.PhantomFilters.com

     
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    I'm hoping to get mine in the mail any day now. They look great! I didn't want to add more weight than necessary to the camera and this design solved that.
     
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    Beautiful contrast.

    However, to me it feels that the filter you used on the shots that weren't in direct sunlight (e.g. @0:14) caused an over-softness/muddiness. Do you feel the same, or was that the intended effect?
     
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    Which shots were with the ND16?
     
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    Is this 100 ND filter?
     
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    The beginning shots were the ND16
     
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    That's YouTube's seemingly random compression. Being somewhat persnickety and selective with it's VBR as usual. CBR 50Mb/s Master file is gorgeous.
     
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    Yep they worked wonderfully. Note: handle with care. They are gels so I always handle the with a lens cloth so I don't gunk up the edges with fingerprints. That said the cloth will clean them fine while wiping gently.
     
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    Not sure what you're asking.
     
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    Is the filter you using 2ND,4ND or 10 ND. Etc.
     
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    4,8 and 16. It's also on the ending credits equipment list.
     
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    Which one you used for this clip?
     
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    All three, depending on how much or how little light was available to keep the shutter around 50.
     
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    What were your camera settings using the NDs: WB, FPS, contrast, sharpness, saturation
     
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    The beginning of the video is very blurred on my 25inch screen but only the first 10 secs. Is that on purpose like an effect or because of the filter? I also have ND filters on my P2 and i maybe buy one for the P3 when the newer poloar pro arriving. Im not sure if i like the much softer image of those Filters. On a tripod its ok but i guess because the P3 is moving it will look really blurred with ND filters.
     
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    24 fps
    WB manual
    Contrast -3
    Sharpness -2
    Saturation -2
    LOG profile
     
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    This is usually (for me at least) Youtube starting out in <720p as it buffers/loads, and then full 1080 once its fully running.
     
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    Ditto
     
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    Great video! Thanks for doing these, they are invaluable to filter noobs like me. I stumbled across them earlier today while looking at Polar Pro Lens footage on youtube.

    Which brand of filters are your personal favorite overall, quality, added weight and everything?