The Trouble With HDR One thought on “The Trouble With HDR” Add yours YEP, just changing the switch from SDR to HDR and the luma sitting at 100nit MAX isn’t doing anyone any favors. I always laugh my ass off when my phone switches from SDR to HDR in Youtube yet the picture is more dim than a well graded SDR image. I shot couple PRR clips during winter and the snow was clipped but I managed to get highlights out of it and still keeping it at almost 800nit. https://youtu.be/uzMgAHM68yM?t=99 this is an SDR clip but the way he has graded makes the blue and the purple just pop and the colors overall are pleasingly vibrant. https://youtu.be/BHg3ZhUTmjo?t=138 watch a minute or two into the video and see just how bland everything is and the way Jordan (the guy with the leather jacket) grades LOG HDR lifts the ceiling for making everything pop but for some even SDR is too much to utilize 100% Lastly the dreaded people at LTT who have futureproofing branded in their souls have yet to make the move to HDR except in this video https://youtu.be/6TOEWPDrnwQ and didn’t produce anymore since then. 12K cameras, in BRAW and yet squeeze all the detail into REC709 Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.