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... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/GqJlQEkxntA Paul Leeming has said he will be renting an a7 III and producing a new set of LUTs for the Sony very soon.
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 GH5Lens: Veydra Mini Prime 16mm T2.2Settings: HLG, ISO 400, ALL-Intra, 400Mbps, T2.2 https://youtu.be/ABUTTlfEGHk "Botein" by SPCZSourceLicense
Lumix GH5, Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN, ISO 400, HLG, ALL-Intra, 400Mbps, Leeming LUT, no color correction in post
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... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
Frame grab, Leeming LUT One beta version Panasonic HLG v501 + 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,... Continue Reading →