Update: New, simplified workflow for Leeming LUT One - Panasonic HLG v501 (16-235) here. Once you've created your library, event and project and imported footage, you'll notice that clips in the browser appear blown-out like the image below. What you'll want to do is go into Final Cut Preferences and select 'Show HDR as RAW... Continue Reading →
Final Cut Pro users need no longer be left out in the cold when using the Leeming LUT as a result of not being able to select proper data levels. The Fixie LUT is designed to be applied to footage before the Leeming LUT and is available for free download here. Without Fixie LUT (L),... Continue Reading →
I'm tired of reading comments in the forums that Panasonic's color science is crap. I am not a professional colorist, but I find the colors of the GH4 to be quite pleasing. Perhaps if I'd used Filmconvert, the results would have been even more impressive.
A year ago when I posted a video shot on a Lumix GH3, many viewers expressed an interest in the Osiris Jugo LUT I'd used. So I thought readers might like to see how the same LUT looks when applied to footage from the GH4. The screen grabs below are from the timeline of a... Continue Reading →
I'd had Resolve in my applications folder for forever but not for one second did I think I would ever need it, let alone learn to use it. But since I became interested in color grading, I realized FCPX wasn't going to cut it. There remained only one obstacle - importing XML files into Resolve from... Continue Reading →
In my last test, I hoped to show that the Lumix GH3 is fully capable of producing beautiful skin tones and satisfying bokeh, at least when coupled with the Vario 35-100mm f/2.8 lens. But because they were shot under mixed lighting, the results were perhaps not the final word. One of the reasons for doing... Continue Reading →