Across the Transom: May 2022
The 'Mats, camera settings, NFT
Gahlord Dewald :: 5/1/22 :: Mānoa, Hawai‘i
From later in the same chapter, Pippen highlights one of the reasons I founded Community of Sound:
Connect the ZCam App to the ZCam E2 series:
- iPhone Settings/WiFi/ZCam network:12345678,
- ZCam App Connect
Modified a little from Hayden Goldworthy’s channel, settings for a ZCam:
- White Balance (hold for auto)
- Load Profile
- Aperture (for nifty fifty or Sigma)
- OK: Autofocus
- Up: Shutter Angle
- Down: White Balance
- Frame Rate: 24p
- Video Encoder: ProRes 422 HQ or H.265
- Image Profile: ZLog or Rec709
- NR: Weak (for low light) or Off
- Flicker Reduction: Match electric frequency
- Shutter Angle: 180º for half
- Shutter Operation: Angle
To save a profile: More/General/Profiles
SOme profile concepts:
- best quality
- highest frame rate
- general purpose
As I consider the whole NFT thing in relation to music, one of the sticking points is how, ironically perhaps, the culture of NFTs flattens the art into a fungible thing (a price) and makes the receipt/ownership the non-fungible part.
Listening to Gétatchèw Mèkurya’s Ethiopian Urban Modern Music Vol. 5
Joris Hermans made a video comparing 24mm and 85mm lenses for video work. Going beyond the usual “lower mm equals wider field of view” he discovers and shows movement itself changes:
- 24mm feels faster in shots where the camera is moving along the same line as subject, forward or backward.
- 85mm has more movement/feels faster in shots that involve rotating around a subject.
- Profile movement, tracking from the side, looks smoother in 85mm.