It's going to take a while before I'm finished editing my piece on the X-Rite ColorChecker and Color Finale, so I thought I'd share this clip with everybody. White balanced using custom white balance. No color correction or sharpening added in post. https://youtu.be/mbHUBY_gei8
Turn Your GX80 Into a Monster!
The first image is a grab from a GX80 using its Standard profile. The second image is a grab from a GX80 that is definitely not using the Standard profile....... So begins EOSHD forum member BTM_Pix's post entitled, Would You Perhaps Be Interested In A Different GX80/85 Colour Profile??? For those who love the style,... Continue Reading →
Loving X-Rite ColorChecker and Color Finale!
Go from this to this in just a couple clicks of the mouse. Practically every single serious filmmaking site scoffs at AWB and strongly encourages manually white balancing. But it takes me as long as a minute to manually white balance a shot, and even then, after all my efforts, my colors are still off. I'm wondering... Continue Reading →
Shouldn’t You Be Shooting Cinelike D?
The following were taken with the Lumix G85 with sharpening set at -3, noise reduction at -5. Cinelike D Standard Natural
On a side note, there's a crapload of misinformation out there about Cinelike D, and from poring over the forums the past several years, it appears that Lumix users mostly choose to go with either Natural or Standard photo styles, or Vlog if they've got the GH4 or GH5. I myself had avoided Cinelike D because... Continue Reading →
Are Micro Four Thirds Lenses Too Expensive?
https://youtu.be/1C7iIbSPVX4 Additional thoughts: I think by now that everyone is already aware of my aversion to slow, variable aperture universal zooms, and it was disheartening to see just how many who picked up the Lumix GH5 decided to go with one of the slow zooms being peddled by Panasonic reps rather than picking up a... Continue Reading →
Gear Talk With Jarek
A new series of informal talk about cameras with my buddy Jarek. Hope you enjoy. https://youtu.be/idGM0FG9vOw
Forum member OliKMIA in the forums over at OESHD, responding to my statement that the Leica 12mm f/1.4 is worth every penny, writes: I don't know, is it really ? The Pana 12mm f1.4 is almost 50% pricier than the Sigma Art 24mm f1.4 which is outstanding. I really have hard time buying M43 lens... Continue Reading →
I discuss the difficulties I had uploading my last video to YouTube and how I solved the problem. https://youtu.be/tzcOcwuLhJ4