Matching two cams at DVinfo.net

Go Back   DV Info Net > Canon EOS / MXF / AVCHD / HDV / DV Camera Systems > Canon EOS Full Frame for HD

Canon EOS Full Frame for HD
All about using the Canon 1D X, 6D, 5D Mk. IV / Mk. III / Mk. II D-SLR for 4K and HD video recording.


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old October 15th, 2014, 12:03 PM   #1
New Boot
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Dublin
Posts: 10
Matching two cams

We recently shot a music video with two DSLRs. A Canon 5D Mark II and a Canon 70D. The problem is that the 70D footage looks a lot darker than the 5D. We were in a white room so it could have been worse. Anyone know a work around to brighten the 70D footage so it matches the 5D footage??

Thanks in advance.
David Coyle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 15th, 2014, 12:22 PM   #2
Inner Circle
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Camas, WA, USA
Posts: 5,513
Re: Matching two cams

Your video editing software should include color correction features. Depending on the software, you can apply the adjustments per clip and/or per track. It's probably easiest if you group the 5D and 70D video on different tracks and make the camera matching adjustments there. After you control the brightness, you can also adjust colors and sharpness to get things to match nicely.
__________________
Jon Fairhurst
Jon Fairhurst is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 28th, 2014, 03:13 AM   #3
Trustee
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: England liverpool
Posts: 1,310
Re: Matching two cams

In future think about John Hopes cine form c or n or neutral with contrast all down sharp all down and sats down two three, put the two different cams in that setting and the footage looks perfect and good skin tones to. Be aware though because of the full frame and crop cameras your 70d will look darker so adjust the aperture slightly lighter one notch up as the 70d is darker footage. steve
Steve Bleasdale is offline   Reply
Reply

DV Info Net refers all where-to-buy and where-to-rent questions exclusively to these trusted full line dealers and rental houses...

Professional Video
(800) 833-4801
Portland, OR

B&H Photo Video
(866) 521-7381
New York, NY

Z.G.C.
(973) 335-4460
Mountain Lakes, NJ

Abel Cine Tech
(888) 700-4416
N.Y. NY & L.A. CA

Precision Camera
(800) 677-1023
Austin, TX

DV Info Net also encourages you to support local businesses and buy from an authorized dealer in your neighborhood.
  You are here: DV Info Net > Canon EOS / MXF / AVCHD / HDV / DV Camera Systems > Canon EOS Full Frame for HD

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

 



Google
 

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:56 AM.


DV Info Net -- Real Names, Real People, Real Info!
1998-2017 The Digital Video Information Network