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The Sony FS100 is a fantastic large sensor video camera for the money, but one of the chief criticisms is that its highlight roll-off is less than pleasant. If you’re trying to squeeze as much dynamic range out of that camera as possible, your options are limited, as it does not provide any sort of log mode like its big brother the Sony F3. By utilizing scene files, we can make the most of the limited color space and dynamic range. Andy Shipsides, who is an essential resource for all things color profiles and crop factors, recently updated his custom scene files for the FS100. More »

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For those who are looking to immediately get a specific look with their C300, or are looking to match some Canon DSLRs in-camera, AbelCine has created some custom scene profiles. These profiles have a range of uses, but they are ideal when using minimal color correction in post, because most of them push the highlights quite a bit. The standard Canon Log profile is still good for getting a flat image as it retains as much detail as possible in the highlights and shadows. More »

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Whether you’re using the correct ISO’s on your camera, a “film style” shutter speed, or a grading friendly picture style — using the right settings will affect your ability to get the image you want out of your camera.  It’s with this in mind that Vincent Laforet shares his recommended settings for getting quality, gradable, filmic footage out of Canon HDSLRs: More »

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In addition to the free official Technicolor CineStyle picture style, there is now a paid picture style for trying to get a narrative film look with Canon DSLRs. The CINEMA picture style is priced at $19 and promises to retain highlight detail while providing a more “analog” aesthetic than the default settings. Here are its selling points: More »