“It is also worth bearing in mind that the traditional lift, gamma, and gain operators are particularly unsuitable for acting on ST 2084 image data, where 0-1 represent zero to 10 000 cd/m2. Highlights, in particular, can swing uncontrollably into extreme values as a result of small changes. Modern grading systems offer alternate grading operators tailored to the needs of HDR grading.” – Nick Shaw
So, has Apple finally fixed the problem with the addition of the color adjustments panel in Final Cut Pro 10.6.6? We tried it out for ourselves and weren’t impressed. The controls are still far too coarse for any serious grading of HDR footage.
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