Filmbox On Sale

Video Village is having a sale on its Filmbox film emulation plugin for DaVinci Resolve until February 7th. The Indie quarterly license may be cancelled at any time. The plugin is HDR compatible, but since it's targeted at professional filmmakers/colorists, it's a little surprising that there's no P3-D65 ST2084 option in the drop down menu.... Continue Reading →

Reference White Is A Myth

One of the most popular posts on our blog is about HDR reference white, which has been standardized as 203 nits. But in reality, there is no such thing as reference white, any more than there is a fixed value for 18% gray or fair skin. Diffuse white can be 145 nits indoors or as... Continue Reading →

Cinematographers on HDR

Match the quotes to the DP “[HDR is] a dream for any cinematographer, any creator of images... I think every cinematographer will have an interest in high dynamic range, because it’s the way that we want to capture images, so later we can do whatever we want in [digital color grading]. We need all the... Continue Reading →

No, It Doesn’t

Forum member, EOSHD https://youtu.be/wEf8FmPMJxM It appears that many in the online community obstinately refer to ETTR as overexposure, which it is not. Overexposure is pushing highlights too far, to the point of clipping, at which point they are unrecoverable. Exposing to the right maximizes dynamic range while minimizing noise in the shadows.

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