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For example, Gandalf's staff resembles a hunk of brown plastic, and not a length of wood (see from 1:06).” At 120Hz, your high-definition TV is repeating each frame of Fury Road five times every 24th of a second; as if that weren't enough, the new 4K ...
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Memories are made of this
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Craft brewer 21st Amendment crosses bay in thirst for expansion
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Storm destroys boat shed at North East-area marina
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The human eye needs to see images projected at 18 to 26 frames per second in order to register film or video as continuous motion. Even at 48 fps, viewers found that The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) looked “uncompromisingly real—so much so that it looked fake. “Hobbiton and Middle Earth didn’t feel like a different universe, it felt like a special effect, a film set with actors in costumes. Alexander D’Aloia wrote, “What 48fps has done is make a prop look like a prop. ” At 120Hz, your high-definition TV is repeating each frame of Fury Road five times every 24th of a second. as if that weren’t enough, the new 4K television standard puts over eight million pixels on the screen, four times that of HDTV. If prop masters (together with designers and art directors) do their job perfectly, their work will remain as invisible to the viewer as it is crucial to the illusion of reality on the screen. But prop masters were grappling with disruptive new technologies as early as the advent of talking pictures and on through the evolution of cinema. In high def or low, one false move can ruin the whole show, Ralph Hernandez, the genial owner of the legendary Earl Hays Press prop house, told me. His firm has provided prop money, passports, diplomas, credit cards, marriage certificates,.
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