Transfer Your Old Films As The Perfect Gift

The act of giving a gift is a glorious one, and the look on the receivers’ face can make it all worth while. But sometimes gift shopping can be a real nightmare. Trawling through hectic shopping centres and browsing online for hours can be stressful, and you may still not find the perfect gift. Whether it’s a wedding gift, an anniversary gift, or it could even be your anniversary, you want a personalised, lovable and forever lasting present.  So, what could be better than a transferred home video?

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Is New Video Technology Killing Home Videos?

Everyone who owns a smartphone has the ability to film and edit high quality videos and quickly upload them to the internet, if you wish it. It’s easier and quicker than traditional cameras, and it has opened the way to apps like Vine that let you share your videos online instantly.

Home videos have been common since cameras first allowed people to film their families at home. Are apps like Vine becoming the popular choice that will surpass the traditional home videos?

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The Evolution of Resolution

Films are a great way to store memories of your friends and family. It could be your first footsteps as a baby or a special celebration such as a birthday or graduation. Either way, it is important for people to store these memories in a way where the quality of the film is maintained.

In the early days, cine films were used to record home videos. Nowadays, we see the likes of HD and even 4K digital recordings that have the most incredible detail. By understanding how resolution has evolved over the years, it can help you know why it is important to preserve your most cherished memories.

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Back to Black and White: Shooting in Monochrome

 

Colour has taken over the way we watch films, whether they’re lovely homemade or produced by the stars of Hollywood. We can thank the advancements of technology for that and, though tech has allowed us to lovingly transfer your 8mm film to DVD, in film production, it’s taken away something essential to our viewing experience: emotion. Continue reading

How to Film the Ultimate Home Video

When it comes to capturing nostalgia, there are few more committed than the team at Cine2DVD. Whether it’s converting your 8mm film to DVD or offering you advice to help you best video an event as it’s happening, we are always dedicated to making sure you have wonderfully filmed memories to look back on.

One common question we often face is how to actually film the ultimate home video; it’s not as simple as point-and-shoot. So grab a pen and paper and listen in as we offer you some invaluable advice to make sure that your home video is recorded pristinely and enjoyed for years to come! Continue reading

3 Tips to Help Capture the Light in Autumn

At Cine2DVD we love nothing more than being able to provide the ultimate advice and services to help you enjoy your little pockets of nostalgia long into the future; whether that’s offering you tips on how to achieve the best quality footage the first time around, or through providing our high quality and reliable cine film transfer service, our team love to know that they’ve made a difference.

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Home Video Hacks: How to Fix Mistakes

So you’ve finally had a chance to dig out those old home movies you filmed on that super heavyweight handheld cine film camera that was state-of-the-art 30 years ago. You watch them back, thinking about how awesome it would be to watch this on a good ol’ DVD or Blu-ray player, rather than faffing about with that cumbersome cine projector you’ve kept hidden in the loft for just such an occasion as this.

 

Sweet. You’ve decided to go for an effortless transfer from cine to DVD or USB – and then…

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