Get Consistently Good Exposures with HLG

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

Workflow for Leeming LUT One – Panasonic HLG v501 (16-235) Beta in FCP X 10.4

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

Leeming LUT One – Panasonic HLG v501 (16-235) Beta: Custom LUT vs. Custom Camera LUT

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

Beta Testing Leeming LUT One Panasonic HLG v501 with Built-In 16-235 Range Adjustment

Paul Leeming is working on a beta version of his Panasonic HLG LUT with a built-in 16-235 range adjustment that will eliminate the need to apply two LUTs in FCP X 10.4. The first image is with the Fixie LUT, the middle image is with the beta LUT with built-in 16-235 range applied using the… Read More