8mm to dvd Fwd: Circuits: The Dilemma over Future Storage Formats
- Another possible solution
Begin snipped forwarded message:
> "Last year I transferred a couple of hours of 45-year-old 8-mm
> family movies to digital. I hit upon a surprisingly easy way to do
> the job: I just projected the movies, being careful to set
> everything up for very good focus, brightness, and so on. Then I
> put my Sony camcorder on a tripod and simply recorded the screen.
> Later I fed the information in the camera to iMovie, edited in some
> music and titles, and we were off to the races."
> I'm happy it worked out. Of course, this method has the same
> problem as the "send it to the drugstore" method: it does nothing
> to fix the picture. If it's red and faded, it will be red and faded
> on your camcorder, too.