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Re: Sony Picture Profile

Re: Sony Picture Profile

Sarah Winters

I have been shooting on an a7sii for a long time and can't recommend the work of Andrew Reid highly enough:  https://www.eoshd.com/pro-color/

Basically, he's developed Rec709 color profiles for Sony that mimic the Rec709 characteristics of Canon's color science; you pay him in exchange for the full information on the color profiles, program them into your camera, and BAM - much improved Rec 709 right out of camera.

Of course, if you're going to capture in Slog and grade it -- that's a different story entirely. But if I know that I or production doesn't have time/money for color correction, I will 100% use Andrew's profile in any situation.

Sarah Winters
Los Angeles

On Fri, Jul 10, 2020 at 6:24 AM Michalis Agisilaou <michalis.agisilaou@...> wrote:
I need the s-log 3 lut you mentioned. Can you send it to me? Thank you

I realise that if I don't sign my messages they will be rejected...

On Fri, 10 Jul 2020, 09:33 M. Cole Chilton, <mcolechilton@...> wrote:
Hi Fernando, 
I have three experiences with Sony Alpha. I do not say that I "like" it, but I do say that it does a surprisingly great job... especially if you follow Geoff and Simon's advice: test + S-Log!
I can't emphasize enough how much it is the S-Log that makes it work! I prefer S-Log3 + S-Gamut3.Cine (monitored with the "Type A" LUT). Email and I will send if you don't have it. 
On your menu change the "Picture Profile" setting to S-Log3 (or S-Log2 and test!). 
The most fun situation I had with Sony Alpha was I got a few unexpected days "off" (i.e., stranded on the very rural Big Island of Hawaii after a commercial shoot) and I put up a "job" post and one of the residents answered who had a 6300 that after changing it to Slog3, Gamut 3.Cine it matched the the other "better" Sony camera's footage very well. The 6300 held up as long as there was enough light and on a tripod. 

M. Cole Chilton
Current project: www.rebelblood.co 
607-339-6111 (cell)

On Thu, Jul 9, 2020 at 11:16 PM Fernando Alves <alves.fernandobr@...> wrote:
Hi Simon. Going to read this article!

Does anybody else here like to shoot in Sony Alpha?


Fernando Alves
Editor and now studying Cinematography





sarah winters
director of photography

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