3.2K ProRes VS 2.8k RAW for 4K delivery

Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:07 pm

Hello:

Does anyone have any experience comparing the final 4K output of Arri Alexa 3.2K ProRes vs 2.8K RAW for a UHD delivery?

You would naturally think more pixels is better, but the additional color info and dedayer process in post may win out for RAW.

Thoughts?

Thank you...
Brian Mills
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Re: 3.2K ProRes VS 2.8k RAW for 4K delivery

Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:15 pm

Dear Brian,

depends on the money you can spend in post (nore data and additional processing) and if there's the time to do a proper grade.
If not :I guess you get more out of the 3.2K Apple ProRes.

Cheers,
Jan
Jan Heugel
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