Color Grading & S-Log3.Cine

For an upcoming music video, we shot in Sony's S-Gamut S-Log3.Cine color space. I've posted a quick color treatment, starting with the raw image, then contrast, and finally saturation. The model that volunteered for the video is cut out with a halation (whoa, DP words) from the Source 4, 750 Watt Leko light, positioned on the other side of the room (roughly 100 feet away). Update: Here is a link to the office music video --

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Camera Repair: Fix Your Own Camera

Why not fix it yourself? Feeling brave? If so, this Do-It-Yourself (DIY) camera repair walkthrough should boost your confidence when it comes to disassembling something expensive. Just over four years have passed since Sony’s initial launch of the Sony FS7 (November, 2014), and if you heavily abuse your camera, chances are it needs a tune up and possibly the viewfinder has suffered. Maybe you enjoy the convenience of having a pre-built camera, ready for use? If this is true, there is a chance items in your camera bag may knock into the viewfinder’s connection point. Should this happen enough, the video feed to the viewfinder will…

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Aerial Work: Tiny Planets

So now I've been playing around with taking 360 panoramic images. It's fun, but a ton of work in post, but if you're used to taking time-lapse sequences, it's basically the same amount of editing.  

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