so, I have been working with the video that I took of the tractor pull saturday, and it is so sickening to see the super sharp dv video diluted down to watercolors on youtube. So this whole evening I have devoted my time to trying different file formats, different video codecs, different bitrates, resolutions . . . and last but not least, different video hosts.
Youtube = poor quality video
metacritic = good quality video, risque recommended videos (think rated r)
vimeo = still testing
revver = promising
So here is the test subject: