A Reminder: Avoid Log

For HDR projects, steer clear of recording XAVC S-I 4:2:2 internal if at all possible. Art Adams explains: “The Y’CbCr encoding model is popular because it conceals subsampling artifacts vastly better than does RGB encoding. Sadly, while Y’CbCr works well in Rec 709, it doesn’t work very well for HDR. Because the Y’CbCr values are created… Read More

DaVinci Resolve Studio 17 HDR Grading Breakdown

The HDR Effect

“One of the things I’ve noticed over the years with HDR is once the DP sees the look with the added range they think they may have wanted to adjust the framing. The added levels on highlights and added saturation to highlights pulls the eye around in different ways than when we have a small… Read More