Garden variety 8-bit SDR TV has a displayed dynamic range of around 32:1, or 5 stops, while HDR has in the neighborhood of 14 stops, which corresponds roughly to the sensitivity of the human eye for a single, or static scene. HDR also has a vastly greater color volume than SDR. Videos uploaded to YouTube… Read More
This is perhaps the first of my videos that really begins to use light in a way that takes advantage of HDR rather than being a video that just happens to be mastered in HDR. Not that there aren’t numerous benefits to uploading even videos with limited dynamic range as HDR, including greater perceived sharpness,… Read More
One of my favorite HDR shoots yet!
According to lenstip, Sony’s 35mm f/1.4 is pretty sensational. The only serious flaw I see is focus breathing, but I’m not pulling focus, so no biggie. Hopefully, I’ll be able to get my hands on one next month! Have a look at the MTFs:
At the moment, with just two manufacturers currently occupying the consumer HDR monitor space – Asus, with their ProArt series and Apple’s Pro Display XDR – LG looks poised to leapfrog them both with their newly announced 32” OLED display. Both the Pro Display XDR and ProArt series use mini LED technology, which suffers from… Read More
There’s not really much I can add to what’s already been said about the 135 GM, a spectacular instrument that we nevertheless seldom see being employed by filmmakers. I’ll confess it was a challenge trying to navigate the narrow passageways of 14 Ton That Dam in district 1 and shooting in seriously cramped quarters with… Read More
Not that anyone would notice, but this is the first video shot with the Sigma FE 85mm f/1.4 DG DN where I bothered to turn on in-camera distortion compensation. 🙂