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by Serenity
Wed Mar 05, 2014 10:42 pm
Forum: The Show
Topic: Remastering--Grain Removal
Replies: 26
Views: 5622

Remastering--Grain Removal

iPhone and iPad. I don't mind Some Apple products, it's largely Macs that I don't have much time for. The iPad's one of the best gadgets I've ever had, and I fancied a change from an Android phone for a while.And to bring it back on topic, that second imagine looks very nice on either!
by Serenity
Wed Mar 05, 2014 5:47 pm
Forum: The Show
Topic: Remastering--Grain Removal
Replies: 26
Views: 5622

Remastering--Grain Removal

Agree - couldn't justify buying a Mac. Twice the price for half the functionality/performance.
by Serenity
Wed Mar 05, 2014 4:54 pm
Forum: The Show
Topic: Remastering--Grain Removal
Replies: 26
Views: 5622

Remastering--Grain Removal

As I said, I'm not a grain snob or anti-DNR, somewhere in between is just fine by me. It's when grain is excessive that it puts me off.The second image there looks really really nice, even on a retina display there's little evidence of detail being lost. When I say 'little' I actually mean 'none'.
by Serenity
Wed Mar 05, 2014 1:58 am
Forum: The Show
Topic: Remastering--Grain Removal
Replies: 26
Views: 5622

Remastering--Grain Removal

Oh I agree, with Star Fleet I wouldn't see that being an issue. It doesn't really bother me too much with live film, it certainly wouldn't with Star Fleet. The second image there, the de-grained one, looks much better to me.
by Serenity
Tue Mar 04, 2014 4:50 pm
Forum: The Show
Topic: Remastering--Grain Removal
Replies: 26
Views: 5622

Remastering--Grain Removal

The issue of grain removal is a touchy subject and a lot of folks seem to be very sensitive about it. Personally, I don't like too much grain, but have nothing against it if used properly like in Band of Brothers. The anti-DNR folks usually bring up movies like Zulu, which together with the boost in...
by Serenity
Fri Feb 28, 2014 3:58 pm
Forum: The Show
Topic: Remastering--Grain Removal
Replies: 26
Views: 5622

Remastering--Grain Removal

Such a shame - What I wouldn't give for a pristine transfer. The sets and model work alone would look glorious in high definition, but then even at 576i, off a decent transfer would look very good. Certainly not knocking FF as they at least tried to remaster what they could get a hold of, but it's s...
by Serenity
Thu Feb 27, 2014 9:31 pm
Forum: The Show
Topic: Remastering--Grain Removal
Replies: 26
Views: 5622

Remastering--Grain Removal

Wonder what Fabulous had to work with when they were trying to remaster the series for the DVDs. At best I imagine that they were using later generation copies of the original film.
by Serenity
Tue Feb 25, 2014 8:51 pm
Forum: The Show
Topic: Favourite Character
Replies: 53
Views: 15135

Favourite Character

I remember when I saw the series for the first time on its original UK airing I really dug The Skull and the whole mystery around it. Consequently Halley was probably my favourite character. Shiro was great too though, as were many others. In fact none were bad!
by Serenity
Tue Feb 25, 2014 8:46 pm
Forum: The Show
Topic: Remastering--Grain Removal
Replies: 26
Views: 5622

Remastering--Grain Removal

Looks really nice!What exactly is the score with Star Fleet in terms of a remaster? I mean yeah, I know we'll never get an official one, but is that because 1) the original film has been lost, or 2) it was rendered on tape like a lot of shows around that time?A crying shame either way, I'd pay a sma...
by Serenity
Tue Feb 25, 2014 8:42 pm
Forum: The Show
Topic: Another step closer...
Replies: 21
Views: 5228

Another step closer...

(AndyThomas @ Feb. 04 2014,11:31)QUOTEI'm just conscious of how he's going to react when Dr Benn bites the dust!Probably like rest of us with sobs, Kleenex and emotional scars! Tbf, just one of the many reasons why kids had it better back then, before the PC brigade had their way. We weren't all tr...

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