Leeming LUT One Panasonic HLG to Rec.709 v801 Beta Test

Here’s a quick beta test of Paul Leeming’s latest version of his LUT to convert HLG to rec.709. When released, users will notice that in-camera saturation must be reduced to -5, and ETTR is highly recommended, otherwise clips will appear too dark on the timeline. Both color accuracy and dynamic range appear to have significantly… Read More

Has Panasonic Killed Off Cinema Lenses?

The primary reason for using cinema lenses is for pulling focus. Focus pulls have become a hallmark of the cinematic look. However, cinema lenses can run anywhere from around $1,000 to over $30,000 apiece. And that doesn’t include extra expenditures like rails, matte box, follow focus, a heavy duty tripod, an external monitor, batteries, cables and more. Not only… Read More