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Old November 20 2012, 03:41 PM   #931
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Re: Season ONE OFFICIAL TNG Blu-Ray Discussion Thread

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Bad light: The light is usually coming from the side leaving one side of the face high lighted and the other side of the face is rather in the dark with a very strong contrast on the face. It's where they put the light and with what intensity and focus. Often the background is very dark too. Maybe my TV is badly adjusted, although I find it more annoying with TNG than other shows on DVD/BD.

I have a 32 inch HD TV set from LG. And there, the menus are VERY small (I can't read them from 3 meters distance) while the frame is 90% empty (only background image in the center). Apparently one should have a 50 inch TV to enjoy the blu-rays.
To be honest, I do think the issue lies with the calibration of your set - I find the PQ on these dsics to be truly outstanding. Do you have your set on "Vivid" or "Torch" mode etc? DO NOT use these!!! Switch to "Cinema" or whatever it may be called on your TV - probably set colour temp to warm if you have that option, but that depends on the characteristics of your set. Then calibrate from there - I recommend something like DVE...

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Digital-Vide.../dp/B000V6LST0
Ok, I had it on "vivid" no one "standard" or "Cinema" it's better. Nevertheless, I don't like the lighting style of this season (just watched "Where no-one has gone before") with very dark background light and rather bright focussed light coming from one side. Exemple are :
http://tng.trekcore.com/hd/albums/1x...one_hd_345.jpg
http://tng.trekcore.com/hd/albums/1x...one_hd_340.jpg

You see very often these kind of shadows on the faces which I find rather annoying. But OK, maybe it just me.
The way these images look has nothing to do with the remastering process. This is how they were filmed. Just take a look at the DVD screen captures.

http://tng.trekcore.com/gallery/albu...renoone167.jpg

http://tng.trekcore.com/gallery/albu...renoone177.jpg

By the way, I should also warn you that hotlinking as you did is frowned upon. That's why I removed the IMG tags from your quoted post.
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