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Ryan Tamm
HD Photo Montage is pixelated
on Aug 10, 2011 at 6:31:39 pm

Hello,

I have been making photo montages in FCP in 4:3 SD for years, but I am new at this process now that I would like to move to 16:9 HD.

I have a few photo montages that I have created using CoreMelts instant montages (they are great btw).

When I export my sequences and burn them to a DVD (using DVD SP) and watch them on my Plasma, all the pictures are pixelated. I watched a few other montages that I have done in 4:3, and they are fine.

Any recommendations on proper sequence settings concerning frame size and pixel aspect ratio would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks


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Jerry Hofmann
Re: HD Photo Montage is pixelated
on Aug 10, 2011 at 8:46:51 pm

If you source high quality photos, then work in an HD frame size. 1920 X 1080 should look MUCH better than what you've been doing. You're up converting SD to HD. Should be simply working in HD from the get go.

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