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Fujifilm’s free color space converter

Fujifilm’s free color space converter

Fujifilm makes high-end LUT boxes allowing both color space conversion and look creation. The flagship IS-100, a.k.a. CCBOXX, is a full-freight, ACES-compatible color management…

Gamma vs. Log: tonal-scale rendering

Gamma vs. Log: tonal-scale rendering

In my V-Log L Revisited article, I went on at some length about neutral rendering across the tonal scale — how log capture preserves tonal relationships between brightness levels regardless…

LUTCalc: Trials, errors, and a full-range LC709A LUT

LUTCalc: Trials, errors, and a full-range LC709A LUT

After much experimentation, and a bit of failed hacking, I’ve come up with a good full-range Cine-EI LUT for Sony FS7/F5/F55. Read on, and…

Hacking Alexa’s Rec 709 LUT into a Sony FS7/F5/F55

Hacking Alexa’s Rec 709 LUT into a Sony FS7/F5/F55

A new, free app gives us the power to mix and match LUTs—even between cameras! This is what happened when I crammed an Alexa Rec 709 3D LUT into…

DIY DCP

DIY DCP

You used to hear a whir, the sound of sprockets pulling film from a 15 pound reel at a relentless 90 feet per minute. Then the thpt of a splice…

The Sensation of White: Why I Set Zebras for 90% White Instead of White Clip

The Sensation of White: Why I Set Zebras for 90% White Instead of White Clip

The days of setting exposure with zebras set at white clip are most likely over. Here’s a new technique I’m trying out that works very well…