Exemplifying the Bates College principle of extraordinary academics backed by constructive support, Katalin Vecsey has received the college’s 2012 Ruth M. and Robert H. Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Having had some more time to film and experiment a bit with camera settings and movement I set some clips to Lavinia Jones' soundtrack with title of the same name. It was all shot at 60i the shutter speed at 100, though I tinkered with the aperture quite a lot since lighting was constantly changing.
I am very impressed with the vibrancy of color with the HV30 out of the box, nothing in this piece has been color corrected. I've only done basic edits for length and transition using iMovie HD. Keeping it mounted on a tripod also makes a big difference in controlling shutter-roll and other such artifacts.
It was all shot mounted to a tripod but I'm still learning movement with it for more film like effect, very hard to do but time with family and friends in the process is always worth it. My wife, son and friend were all good sports in letting me experiment with this.
More experimentation with settings, today I shot some brief footage between rain storms in my mothers garden.
So far I had not used one of the features the HV30 is known for, Cine mode. All the following was shot in Cine mode, I have done no color correction and only added very basic edits, the score is also my second experiment with composing a score in GarageBand. I used manual focus and found it to be as good for close ups as I had found it to be earlier for some distance shots.
I am perplexed why my video looks as if I did not deinterlace, I did, I've tried a couple dozen variations in iMovie expert settings and I still get the jagged edges in the first clip of my mothers garden in which I'm moving which are very obvious. You can see it in other clips too.
I'm experimenting with JES Deinterlacer right now, and it does remove the jagged edges, though it returns the clip to about 236MB versus 40MB. Any suggestions for what I'm doing wrong? Is it just that JES Deinterlace is more robust than iMovie? Could I have some setting in my HV30 set in such a way that it won't deinterlace?