Some people spend their holidays actually taking time off. I spend it reading up on all the stuff piling up around here.
Probably nothing causes more confusion in editing than trying to integrate computer images and video images. I’ve spent years trying to figure out the best ways to explain this, then even more time figuring out how to compensate for the differences. As bad as you think this is, its even worse.
Jeff DeMello sent me the following link from the Pro Video Coalition, that does a GREAT job explaining the origins of this morass, as well as guidance in how to find your way through it.
Reading this won’t take long and it WILL clear up a lot of the mystery. Thanks to Chris Meyer for writing the article!
This is one of those cases where knowing the source of the problem doesn’t make the problem go away – but it DOES make you feel better!