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Re: Production design for B&W to color spot.

C B Gaines wrote:

> I vote for color. It's easy enough to drain out the chroma for B/W look,
> but it's impossible to add color (warm or cool tones) if there is no
> color information there to begin with (B/W).

You know CB...I think that's the right answer. We all know how much easier
color stock is to work with in a telecine environment. All of the reasons
have been posted here before, ad nausea. (See the archives).  But I wouldn't
come out in public and say so for fear of the monochrome purists flaming my

Put 'em down girls and boys...a little sarcasm goes a long way ;^)

Bob Festa                                    festa at pacbell.net
Director of Advanced Imaging    festa at encorevideo.com
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