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Randy Johnson October 23rd, 2011 01:24 PM

HMC-150 & zebra bars
 
What are your zebra bars set at? mine are set at %80 and ive been shooting hot video I think im going to drop them to 70.

Vaughan Wood October 23rd, 2011 05:53 PM

Re: HMC-150 & zebra bars
 
From what I read, 60 - 70% seems the preferred value for skin tones, although I just have them set for 100 for overexposure and trust my eye for skin tones. (Event work).

Cheers,

Vaughan

Chris Harding October 23rd, 2011 05:56 PM

Re: HMC-150 & zebra bars
 
Hi Randy

Normal Caucasian skin tone is supposed to zebra at something like 68% so if you need to expose for skintones then 70 is cool but most of the EVF on a sunny day will show zebras almost all the time!!!

70 would give you very accurate skin exposure but be a bit of a pain during general filming!!! I find that even at 90 I get zebras on a sunny day but that is to warn me about backlighting at weddings

Chris

Randy Johnson October 23rd, 2011 06:03 PM

Re: HMC-150 & zebra bars
 
Thanks. I wonder how my AG-HMC 150 got changed it was set at 80.


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