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Old December 23rd, 2009, 02:26 PM   #1
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Problem with Reds..

I'm mixing footage from my XH-A1 and 5DMII and noticing that the difference in reds really stands out. The 5D seems to have more of an orange tint. The A1 portrays the true color correctly. I am manually white balancing the same way on both cams. If anyone else is having this issue, are there any presets or settings that anyone is using to correct this?
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Old December 23rd, 2009, 10:28 PM   #2
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In the menu there is a two dimensional WB offset control. You should be able to dial in a good match.

Go to the second Red Camera icon. The 4th item is WB SHIFT/BKT. Use the joystick to adjust, then hit Set.

I haven't tried this with video yet, but at a Canon intermediate class I asked the Canon rep if it applied to movie mode, and he said that it did.

Let us know if and how well it works!
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Old December 24th, 2009, 05:02 AM   #3
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Try setting the picture style to Faithful.

I know that it tends more towards magenta than, for example, Neutral.
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