Studio Ghibli Library DVDs
First created 29 Aug 2001.
Updated 24 Dec 2001: changed links.
Expiry date 24 Feb 2001.
May 2009: removed explicit size from img tags.
Please calibrate your monitor for best viewing experience.
If you have no idea, try the following,
- set your resolution to 1024 x 768, 16 bit color, at least
- Set your gamma to 1.4, if not 1.7
The 3 Kiki DVDs
the front, the back.
The disc. See below for the packaging.
The disc. The cover was not available
for the shot.
Archives of Studio Ghibli DVDs
The front, the back,
The panels close up: 1, 2,
I am very impressed with the packaging. In fact, I did a small survey
and no one believed this was bootleg. The pirates have come a long way.
In time, it will be even harder to distinguish between them and the originals.
The film used is Fuji Superia ISO 400. No flash is used, unless otherwise
stated. Usually, I don't crop my photos, but this time is an exception.
Otherwise, there is too much empty space which detract from the presentation.
2-sec MLU (mirror lockup) is used.
Note that I differ from my usual practice by not putting a Copyright
message in the images. However, these images should still not be used for
The negatives are scanned in on a Nikon LS-30 using VueScan at 1350
dpi. The following processing is done for all images:
As a guide, as few manipulation is done as possible.
Cropped to various sizes.
Level is adjusted to 0.75 to boost saturation.
Resized to 675 dpi.
Sharpening is applied; amount 75%, radius 1.5 pixels, threshold 5.
Converted to jpeg; baseline optimised; quality 7.
Created thumbnail by resizing to 150 dpi. Saved as jpeg; baseline optimised;
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