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  1. Hello, My first post here. I practice video as an enthusiast. I own a Fuji X-T30 that I use for stills. I am learning how to use it the best way for video. I am trying to understand the path of image processing within the camera and in the editing software. My concern is about comparing those two methods: - use built-in film simulation, like “Eterna” (low contrast, low saturation, aimed at giving a cinematic look out-of-the-box) - use “log” profile, then apply the “log to Eterna” LUT provided by Fuji in an editing software. This video is comparing those t
  2. I hope this is the correct forum for my question. I'm using a Panasonic GH5 with V-log L. I'm a bit confused on using V-log L. I was told that the reason for using log in general is to save the highlights (especially the sky in outdoor shoots). But in most forums, they are advising to over expose the shot to get rid of the noise in the shadows. But doing this blows out the skies. Therefore, I think there is no sense in shooting with log. Just shoot with a standard profile and light the scene correctly as v-log can't save both highlights and and shadows at the same time. The problem is,
  3. Hi, I had an opportunity to shoot a body builder for a short documentary/story. This was a guerilla and i was just packing 2 - 1x1 leds. I wanted to underexpose the shots to get that cut light to shape the muscles. The shots picked up a lot of grain in shadows losing detail This was shot with cine4 gamma black gamma range wide level +4 black level +2 color mode pro shot at 200-400 iso with canon 16-35 and 24-70mm on HFR mode. The editor was like these shots cannot be used. https://ibb.co/dTb5v9 https://ibb.co/h5ab2p https://ibb.co/fRpfTU https://ibb.co/h7C0TU https://ibb.co/cbBuoU
  4. Looking for some exposure help when shooting moody scenes with the FS5 - I have seen a lot of people recommending setting the zebra to 70 percent ( which makes things pretty bright on the monitor for a darker scene/ is this something people only do in LOG? ) are there any other usable on camera exposure tool other than zebra?. Don't use Sony's much and am more used to Using a REC 709 LUT or false colors within my ALEXA eyepiece to expose. Also, should I be switching from LOG3 to cine gamma for lower light situations? Also any general tips for exposing low light scenes without crushing the bla
  5. Digital cameras can do some amazing things nowadays considering where they were just even five years ago. One thing I sometimes struggle to understand is how these newer cameras with 13+ stops of dynamic range are actually quantizing that information in the camera body. One thing we know from linear A-to-D quantization is that your dynamic range is a function of the number of bits of the converter chip. A 14-bit ADC can store, at best (and ignoring noise for the moment), 14 stops of dynamic range. However, when we do introduce noise into the mix (sensor, transfer charge, ADC, etc.) and
  6. I have been having an issue when color grading lately with the C300. After the grade, most blacks that are below 40 IRE seem to be artifacting like crazy on youtube. Whereas I don't see this from other people's work. Ive tried these encode settings in adobe media encoder, Quicktime MOV, h264 55'000 kbps 1920 x 818 Quicktime MOV, h264 35'000 kbps 1920 x 818 Quicktime MOV, h264 25'000 kbps 1920 x 818 Quicktime MOV, Prores 444 1920 x 818 But all of them just aren't cutting it and I dont know what I'm missing. My blacks are generally not brought down to 0 becau
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