Note: Apparently, FCPX update 10.4.6 was supposed to finally address the stability issue that has plagued Final Cut for so long, whereby sharing to YouTube from within the app would inevitably fail; nevertheless, as of this writing, I still suggest making a master file. Update: Occasionally, my master files weren’t recognized as HLG HDR videos by YouTube… Read More
Paul Leeming has said he will be renting an a7 III and producing a new set of LUTs for the Sony very soon.
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.
Camera: Lumix GH5 Lens: Veydra Mini Prime 16mm T2.2 Settings: HLG, ISO 400, ALL-Intra, 400Mbps, T2.2 “Botein” by SPCZ Source License
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’ve begun a new project – a mini-documentary – and couldn’t make up my mind which lens to use for the interview portion: so I took along the Sigma 30mm f/1.4,the Sigma 60mm f/2.8 and the Olympus 75mm f/1.8. The Olympus 75mm f/1.8 has been my go-to lens for portraiture, but I didn’t necessarily need… 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
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