Screen grabs from 4K video shot with the GH5 and the brilliant Veydra 85mm T2.2 Mini Prime (ETC mode enabled). In-camera sharpening dialed all the way down, no sharpening added in post.
Note: Apparently, FCPX update 10.4.6 was supposed to finally address the stability issue that has plagued Final Cut for so long, whereby sharing to YouTube from within the app would inevitably fail; nevertheless, as of this writing, I still suggest making a master file. Update: Occasionally, my master files weren't recognized as HLG HDR videos by YouTube... Continue Reading →
Comparing the results of white balancing with the X-Rite Colorchecker and a random piece of paper, you'll notice immediately that the clip white balanced with the random piece of paper is contaminated with a distinct yellowish cast - in the shadows, in the highlights, in the cigarette lighter, in the cologne and everywhere else for... Continue Reading →
@Clayton1985 2013 - Sony doesn't have any lenses. 2016 - Sony doesn't have great lenses. 2017 - Sony doesn't have good quality control. 2019 - Sony is forcing me to change the definition of a great lens. 2020 - Lenses and quality control are overrated, it's really all about ergonomics and color science. @RubberDials It's... Continue Reading →
Note: If you'd like to upload HLG HDR videos to YouTube, click here. 1) Import files. 2) Select clips in the timeline and in the inspector click on Color Space Override then select Rec.709 from the drop-down menu. 3) Select clips in the timeline and in the inspector, click on Camera LUT then select Leeming... Continue Reading →
A couple months ago, I wondered aloud whether Sony would respond to Nikon’s announcement that their Z cameras would be able to record RAW video with the Atomos Ninja V (ETA sometime in the fall, if I’m not mistaken). And now, with breathless reviews pouring in of Blackmagic’s implementation of BRAW in their $1,300 P4K... Continue Reading →