Posts Categorized: Video

Can We See 4K/UHD On A Normal Sized Screen?  You Betcha!

Can We See 4K/UHD On A Normal Sized Screen? You Betcha!

I read many articles that claim quadrupling the number of pixels with 4K over 1080p is subtle or requires a very large screen to see the benefit. During the course of my work I am seeing a considerable amount of 4K/UHD source material and display product.  It is obvious to me that doubling the resolution in the… Read more

Sony PVM-A250 Is An Excellent Color Grading Monitor

Sony PVM-A250 Is An Excellent Color Grading Monitor

I recently had an opportunity to calibrate a Sony professional OLED display.  The new PVM-A250 is a wonder to behold.  After a few simple adjustments I was able to obtain a reference Rec. 709 image.  The image quality this produced was far superior to a two year old FSI LCD monitor that was in the… Read more

Metameric Failure In Display Color Calibration

Metameric Failure In Display Color Calibration

I read a significant amount of discussion about metameric failure on the internet today as the reason displays that are calibrated are not matching each other when viewed side by side.  My experience is that calibration tools, methods and the display equipment are much more to blame than metameric failure is. A metamerism is the situation in which two color samples with different… Read more

New AccuCal Projection Screen Material Test Report

New AccuCal Projection Screen Material Test Report

This new report adds several new materials from Elite Screens, Seymour AV, Stewart Filmscreen and Falcon.  The most interesting of these new materials are the Stewart Filmscreen Cima Neve, Seymour AV Ambient Visionare 1.3, Seymour AV Center Stage UF and Elite Screens CineGray 5D. The Cima Neve is a lower cost alternative from Stewart to a StudioTek… Read more