Yet another attempt to try eliminating the green tint in camera to save time fixing in post.
RAW video benefits from noise reduction. However, because denoising can end up softening the image, we’ve got to determine whether or not to add sharpening and if so, how much. In this video, we test drive Final Cut Pro’s built-in noise reduction software. This is one aspect in post where it is really advisable to… Read More
This is just a superficial comparison between Sony a7s III S-Log3 and ProRes RAW HQ. Because I was recording them simultaneously, one internally, the other to a Ninja V, I had to settle on a compromise exposure. For S-Log3, I normally use the camera’s own zebras set to custom 2 lower level 94% and for… Read More
I hadn’t graded any of my previous HDR videos until just a couple of days ago, when I ended up spending far more time than I care to admit trying to rid the model’s face and hair of green tint. I suppose I could’ve just applied an adjustment layer to the entire project and dialed… Read More
The video was shot in available light, no reflectors or diffusers. Equipment used: iFootage Wildbull T7 tripod, Tuba cage, Bright Tangerine Titan arm, Ninja V.
This weekend, Armando Ferriera will be uploading a video to his YouTube channel in which house colorist at Dolby Laboratories in California Shane Ruggieri talks about his workflow grading a7s III footage. Shane is one of the world’s foremost experts on high dynamic range video. And here it is!
Those ProRes RAW HQ files are incredible. Far from the most photogenic human bean on earth, but when shooting with the a7 III, my skin always looked splotchy. a7s III skin tones are a ginormous improvement. Meanwhile, I’m still awaiting answers to a couple of questions about the Ninja V, in particular about the zebras… Read More
Shot with the Sigma FE 85mm f/1.4 DG DN, the sharpest 85mm lens in the E-mount system, with incredible autofocus speed and accuracy and recorded in 4K ALL-I, the highest quality, least compressed internal codec of the a7s III, and the gold standard for digital cinema. It will play smoothly on many computers even without transcoding.… Read More