Battling Dust, Scratches and Flicker in Animated Films of Long Ago
Restoring old films is a process that requires time, dedication and skill. If you got the fist two, third one will come as well. Let's start with learning how to remove ugly dust, scratches and flicker from archived video.
Noise profiling: featureless area hunt
Noise reduction depends on the quality of noise profiles, but what does it take to build a perfect noise profile? The main thing is the featureless area that is selected for analysis. The rule sounds simple, but the reality may serve you with a lot of tricky cases. We have put together a number of examples of good and bad areas for profiling.
In-Cam vs In-Post Noise Reduction
Lots of cameras have some sort of noise reduction these days. Should you leave it switched on? How to get the best possible noise reduction? Find some answers here.
Attack Noise with Calibration Target
When you are busy shooting it’s hard to keep everything in mind. When filming in low light conditions, the list of things to take care of goes even longer. You may simply forget to take a couple of seconds to record something featureless to help yourself build a noise profile and fix unwanted noise and gran in post. In the worst-case scenario, you can end up with a clip, that is so rich with details that it’s impossible to find a big flat area to build a quality noise profile.
Repeated Noise and Repeated Frames
Sometimes even when you follow the rules of Neat Video, you can get a cleaner, but somehow still partially noisy video anyway. One of the most common reasons for such an outcome is repeated frames and/or repeated noise in the video. Dig deeper into the problem and learn how to fix it.
7 Ways Neat Video 5 Makes Things Easier for You
Neat Video 5 brings a lot more noise reduction power to the table, but the gains don’t stop there. You see, the only thing better than achieving stunningly clean and crisp video is doing that with ease – and that’s what Neat Video 5 is all about!