Your home videos of birthday parties, family camping trips or the kids playing in the backyard pool are priceless treasures, right? You bet! So it’s important to know how to preserve and protect video tapes that are filled with countless memories of life’s magical moments. With just a few simple steps on how to care for your tapes, you’ll have home video keepsakes you can enjoy for years to come.
Casino Royale: Spectacular 8mm Film to DVD Miami with deep, rich color and detail that makes you feel like you are there in the middle of the action. Tons of shameless Sony product placement in this one- look for the Sony phone and Sony Blu-ray Disc player!
16mm films were introduced during the 1920s, and only intended to be used by amateurs. Nearly every family shot their precious events on them. So, if you’ve got 16mm films lying around your home, it’s time to do a 16mm film transfer to dvd and store them for posterity.
Handling Film: Never touch the surface of your film, even if you are using gloves. The fluids produced by human skin have a corrosive effect on film emulsion. Once it is stained you will never be able to remove the all of the marks left by your fingers. Handle it by the sides of the film, being very careful not to touch the surface.
“Brazil:” The Criterion Collection. Most of the mainstream crowd has not even heard of this Terry Gilliam masterpiece. The story behind the film production and how it almost never got released is as interesting as the film itself. All of this is covered in this impressive 3 disc collection. We are also blessed with the director approved cut as well as the original studio cut. The amount you can learn from these three discs is pretty impressive. It is also all very well done and easy to follow.
One thing that most people recognize about this set is how very thin it appears to be. That is because it is very thin. At the very thickest area it only manages to extend a bit beyond a single inch. This type of thin monitor is perfect for wall mounting applications. The thin nature of the set allows for it to be very light in weight. When moving the set, this could be a much appreciated quality.
Over time, the imperfections in your film may increase. Simply put, film has a shelf life. As time goes by, most types of media, from VHS tapes to Super 8, gradually lose quality and clarity. The best way to protect your film is to transfer it to a digital medium, whether it’s a DVD or a file on a hard drive for digital editing. And once your memories have been digitally preserved, they are easier to share!