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black crush [1 record]

Record 1 2007-01-09


Subject field(s)
  • Audiovisual Techniques and Equipment
  • Video Technology

Burying of shadow detail because the video system does not achieve visible differences among what should be different shades of very dark grays.


It may be the result of less than optimum calibration, or a design defect.


  • Audiovisuel (techniques et équipement)
  • Vidéotechnique

Disparition dans une image vidéo des zones occupées par la gamme des gris en raison d'une incapacité du système à discriminer les différentes nuances de gris foncé.


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