On 3 Mar 2003 17:02:07 -0600, Victor Ireland <email@example.com> wrote:
>In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
>> I posted this response to your question earlier - did
>> you see it?
>> "[...] Reducing the sharpening to minimum should remove
>> the outlining completely, if needed, but at the cost of
>> image 'crispness'..."
>> As with other camcorders of this type, some sharpening
>> is included even at the "0" position (less with the
>> VX2000 than with others, though) to give the low-resolution
>> picture some feeling of sharpness. On the VX2000, you
>> can remove essentially all the sharpening, if you want...
>I missed this bit. I'll try lowering it to 0 (it's at the default mid
>position now). Would that explain the shadow drops to complete black?
>(look like digital holes in the picture - as if you were playing with the
>"level" slider manually in photoshop).
It may affect it some (especially at bright/dark
intersections in the image), but it is likely
more related to tonal-response in both the camera
and the TV (more likely the TV, in my experience
with the VX2000 - notice that some TVs provide a
good image black only when light tones are also
present; with no picture, the "black" is not