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University Challenge Vision too close



 
 
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Old December 15th 17, 07:09 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
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Default University Challenge Vision too close

Wednesday BBC2

The camera view could only incorporate 3 members of each team at one time,
the fourth person was out of shot.

Strange

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Old December 15th 17, 07:21 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
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Default University Challenge Vision too close

Sorry, Programme is on BBC4 @19:30 dated 2016


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Wednesday BBC2

The camera view could only incorporate 3 members of each team at one time,
the fourth person was out of shot.

Strange


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Old December 15th 17, 08:48 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
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Default University Challenge Vision too close

On Friday, 15 December 2017 20:10:39 UTC, Phi wrote:
The camera view could only incorporate 3 members of each team at one time,
the fourth person was out of shot.


Cameraman error, or the effect of increasing obesity even in university students?

Owain

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Old December 16th 17, 07:01 AM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
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Maybe the studio was too small or the wide angle lenses introduced too much
distortion.
Brian

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Wednesday BBC2

The camera view could only incorporate 3 members of each team at one time,
the fourth person was out of shot.

Strange



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Old December 16th 17, 08:10 AM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
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Default University Challenge Vision too close

On 16/12/2017 08:01, Brian Gaff wrote:
Maybe the studio was too small or the wide angle lenses introduced too much
distortion.
Brian


I would suggest setting the aspect ratio on the TV back to 16:9.
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Old December 16th 17, 10:33 AM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
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Default University Challenge Vision too close

On 16/12/2017 09:10, Norman Wells wrote:
On 16/12/2017 08:01, Brian Gaff wrote:
Maybe the studio was too small or the wide angle lenses introduced too
much
distortion.
* Brian


I would suggest setting the aspect ratio on the TV back to 16:9.


You wouldn't lose the sides by setting it to 4:3. All you'd do is make
the students look thin.

Bill
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Old December 16th 17, 11:13 AM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
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Did anyone suggest it was not then? I thought the bad aspect ratio should be
rather obvious if wrong.

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On 16/12/2017 08:01, Brian Gaff wrote:
Maybe the studio was too small or the wide angle lenses introduced too
much
distortion.
Brian


I would suggest setting the aspect ratio on the TV back to 16:9.



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Old December 19th 17, 09:52 AM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
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Default University Challenge Vision too close


"Bill Wright" wrote in message
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On 16/12/2017 09:10, Norman Wells wrote:
On 16/12/2017 08:01, Brian Gaff wrote:
Maybe the studio was too small or the wide angle lenses introduced too
much
distortion.
Brian


I would suggest setting the aspect ratio on the TV back to 16:9.


You wouldn't lose the sides by setting it to 4:3. All you'd do is make the
students look thin.

Bill


You would if you'd selected 4:3 'pan & scan' rather than 'letterbox'.
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Old December 19th 17, 03:49 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
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Default University Challenge Vision too close


"Dave W" wrote in message
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"Bill Wright" wrote in message
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On 16/12/2017 09:10, Norman Wells wrote:
On 16/12/2017 08:01, Brian Gaff wrote:
Maybe the studio was too small or the wide angle lenses introduced too
much
distortion.
Brian

I would suggest setting the aspect ratio on the TV back to 16:9.


You wouldn't lose the sides by setting it to 4:3. All you'd do is make
the students look thin.

Bill


You would if you'd selected 4:3 'pan & scan' rather than 'letterbox'.
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Dave W


This was on iPlayer through a computer Browser.

 




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