[rollei_list] Re: OT: A Sonnar 1.5/50 72 years old

  • From: Eric Goldstein <egoldste@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 17 Jan 2009 08:15:03 -0500

Frank -

I suggest you seek out the ISU and/or NSA and attend one of their
conferences... these are the recognizes leaders in live action stereo
imaging. There you will see examples of both types of projection from
state-of-the-art technology, and you can confer with world class
shooters with extensive experience with both...


Eric Goldstein

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On Sat, Jan 17, 2009 at 6:10 AM, Frank Dernie
<Frank.Dernie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Eric,
> I have had a few demonstrations of digital projectors, since generally I
> find digital convenient and get excellent prints from it. Even the most
> expensive 16 grand projector did not match my Pradovit with 35mm slides.
> Goodness knows how it would compare with projected 6x6 slides!
> Please advise where I may find anything acceptable, I am genuinely in the
> market but have so far found the only area where digital is clearly inferior
> to film is for projection.
> Frank
>
> On 16 Jan, 2009, at 19:19, Eric Goldstein wrote:
>
>> In fact I have done many, including MF projection in mono and stereo.
>> There is no comparison in my opinion, and that of the pros I know. The
>> market is moving to digital projection overwhelmingly. Your opinion
>> differs, but I want to make clear that on the facts, digital still
>> projection wins hands-down on brightness, contrast, reliability,
>> flexibility, ease, and production choices. Taste is an individual
>> preference.
>>
>> I have no idea what equipment your wife encounters with her corporate
>> PP presentations, but we are not talking old/low end projectors here,
>> which is typically what I have found in these situations...
>>
>> Relative to cine projection, the matter is not so clear. The so-called
>> "2k" standard was not on par with optical projection and the motion
>> picture industry was unsuccessful at moving theater owners over to the
>> system. The new "4k" standard, by most accounts, is superior, and
>> holds the potential for digital conversion on a large scale if the
>> economics can be made viable...
>>
>>
>> Eric Goldstein
>>
>> --
>>
>> On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 1:53 PM, Marc James Small <marcsmall@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> At 12:39 PM 1/16/2009, Eric Goldstein wrote:
>>>>
>>>> All the shooters I know who used to produce commercial slide shows now
>>>> use digital projection because they feel it is far superior...
>>>> brightness, contrast, reliability, flexibility, ease. The national and
>>>> international stereo associations with which I am familiar have for
>>>> the most part switched over to digital projection for their programs
>>>> for this reason...
>>>
>>> You clearly have not done a state-of-the-art side-by-side comparison of
>>> digital and slide projection.  Slides win, hands down, in every regard
>>> save
>>> for convenience.  My wife occasionally has to give presentations and is
>>> dismayed that she can no longer arrange for a slide projector and screen
>>> at
>>> most venues, forcing her to use PowerPoint, which she hates.
>>>
>>> Marc
>>>
>>>
>>> msmall@xxxxxxxxxxxx
>>> Cha robh bàs fir gun ghràs fir!
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