The screen grab below is from a clip using the first beta LUT made by Paul Leeming with the CamAlign chart, making it the most accurate LUT to date for Panasonic HLG rec.709.
Mixed lighting: daylight & fluorescent. Lumix GH5, Olympus 75mm f/1.8. HLG, ISO 400, f/1.8. Custom white balance with the X-Rite Colorchecker. Calibrate your grading monitor. Be sure to use Leeming LUT Pro. Adjust color temperature, tint and saturation before adding any looks.
As you’re already well aware, pretty much all I shoot are people. But for the street shooters among you who are wondering how Paul Leeming’s LUT works out in the open air, I’m sharing a screen grab from a clip shot near my hotel in Singapore just before a storm. The colors are nice and… Read More
Paul Leeming should be just about to release v602 of his LUT for Panasonic HLG, the most accurate one to date. Here are a couple screen grabs of clips shot with the Veydra Mini Prime 25mm T2.2 and graded with the new LUT.
The indefatigable Paul Leeming is again at work on yet another LUT with improved colorimetry for Panasonic’s HLG. Leeming LUT One Website
This workflow is based on Denver Riddle’s Final Cut Pro X Color Grading Tutorial Crash Course for 10.4.
I still see filmmakers struggling with exposure shooting HLG with their GH5. In order to get consistent results, be sure to set your zebras at 90% – this should help avoid clipping of the red channel. Next, using a white balance card like the X-Rite ColorChecker, reduce exposure just until the zebras disappear. You should… Read More
I’m running out of superlatives, but sensational is the only word I can think of that describes the color and tonality that are possible when using the Leeming LUT with Panasonic HLG footage. Head on over to Leeming LUT One to purchase yours today.
With the new Leeming LUT One for Panasonic HLG with 16-235 range adjustment (beta), the order of operations in FCP X has been greatly simplified. First, create your library, event and project and import your media as usual. Next, select the clips in the browser, and in the Inspector, click on Camera LUT – Custom… Read More
Is there any difference at all between applying the new Leeming LUT – Panasonic HLG v501 (16-235) as a custom camera LUT or as a custom LUT? I’m not seeing any, but then again, I’m pretty sleepy! hehe In short order, getting unbelievably beautiful-looking color in FCP X will be as simple as highlighting all… Read More