For whatever reason, whether shooting S-Log3 internally or ProRes RAW via the Ninja V, Rec. 2020 PQ colors are far less accurate than Rec. 709. In the image below, we can see that the color chips of the X-Rite ColorChecker Passport Video line up almost perfectly on the vectorscope in Final Cut Pro in rec.… Read More
In the comments section of my YouTube channel, I’ve gotten numerous requests for an HDR color correction workflow. The problem with trying to do a tutorial on YouTube is that QuickTime screen recorder only captures in SDR, resulting in a dark image and wacky colors, so for now, screen captures are the way to go.… 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. 🙂