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View wedding DVD in standart format on HD wide screen LG televsio

I have just had a wedding DVD done. The problem is, it is in standard format and viewing it on my widescreen HD television makes us all appear short and fat, the quality appears poor and stretched. The supplier is willing to change it to wide screen, but says it will have a black space top and bottom. Will this fix the quality and stretching problem?
They also suggest we keep the standard format and adjust the controls on our LG televison. Would this be a better solution? If so, what are we adjusting?
This is a big problem, because our wedding day is very importnat to us and we want to be able to view it with the best quality possible.


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  • visionsinpri Dec 04, 2008

    I have given my provider the information you suggested. I will not know for a week or so when I have the wide screen DVD......Thanks for your help. I hope it works.......Lorna


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Wide screen will solve the stretching of the picture and if you have the black bars try to zoom and then check the image ,And your standard video, go the picture menu and then choose Advanced and then choose cinema 3:2 ratio, even this not satisfactory then change aspect ration in the tv and check in which the images are good ..

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Set your TV picture format to 4:3.

You find this settings in TV picture menu.

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    Ginko Dec 04, 2008

    If the supplier adapts the movie to 16:9 (widescreen) you will have the black spaces at the sides of the picture the same as if you set your TV to 4:3 (squared picture). Additionally you wont be able to see this on a traditional squared display (4:3) TV.

    The best solution is setting your TV to 4:3 or auto mode when you want to watch this movie, and bear the two bands at the sides of the picture.

    On next ocasion ( a baby maybe?) remember to set the camera to widescreen/16:9 when you thake the shot, this format is more versatile on nowadays TVs.

    Set TV to 16:9 or Auto.


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