LOS ANGELES—Sony and Image Store have launched a set of LUTs designed with the Sony VENICE 2 digital cinema digicam.
The LUTS have been designed with shade scientists Chris Kutcha, whose credit embody “Kill Invoice” and “Pirates of the Caribbean,” and Josh Pines, chief shade scientists at Image Store whose credit embody “Saving Personal Ryan,” “Forrest Gump” and “The Revenant.” Pines has labored on shade grading on dozens of Academy Award-winning films.
Among the many new LUTs is a low-contrast base LUT that’s meant to be modified and graded. It gives a low-contrast place to begin and has a built-in S-curve. It’s designed for DITs and DPs who wish to create their very own LUT or look improvement for every challenge.
“In comparison with a LUT provided by a digicam producer, the Sony Lo Con Base LUT is a kinder, gentler viewing remodel that has data of the digicam’s codec and shade house. It’s low distinction and would not severely restrict the colour gamut. It is like a block of clay that offers colorists a place to begin, they usually can resolve which strategy to push it – whether or not that is to create a movie noir look, a rom-com, or house opera,” says Pines.
Pines additionally developed two different variations of the bottom LUT for these needing a completed look. These LUTs supply extra distinction and saturation whereas remaining shade correct.
The brand new LUTs embody:
- Hello Con LUT: That is the high-contrast model of the Lo Con Base LUT.
- 50-50 LUT: That is the Goldilocks model of the LUT trio with extra distinction and saturation than the Lo Con Base LUT.
- Look 1: Developed by Image Store senior colorist Jason Fabbro, this look was created utilizing the Lo Con Base LUT. It gives barely extra distinction and saturation, whereas the reds and highlights have been pulled all the way down to look much less digital.
- Look 2: Additionally developed by Fabbro, this look was created utilizing the Lo Con Base LUT. It gives extra heat to pores and skin tones and added distinction and saturation. Like Look 1, the reds and highlights have been pulled all the way down to look much less digital.
Image Store Senior Colorist and Director of Artistic Workflow Tony D’Amore additionally has developed three further LUTs designed particularly for the VENICE collection.
The brand new household of LUTs can be utilized with any Sony digicam that helps S-Log3/S-Gamut3.Cine. The Josh Pines household of LUTs can be found in Rec.709 and HDR shade areas, whereas the D’Amore LUTs can be found in Rec.709. Your complete assortment of LUTs supply a gentler different to the stylized LUTs that Sony and Image Store have launched up to now. They’re now out there to obtain solely on the Sony Cine web site for free of charge.
The brand new LUTS can be found online (opens in new tab).
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