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Old January 30th, 2012, 08:54 AM   #1
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"out-of-the-box" picture profile - What are you using?

About 50% of my work involve shooting for others when at the end of the day, I give the producer / client the footage and I have no control on what it's done in post. Most of the time, there is no grading at all done on the footage. So in these situation, I try to use a basic picture profile that will look good most of the time out of the box.

For now, What I do is using the stock PP5, whth the knee point set to 90% and the slope to -2. This way I get a great looking image, with a good balance of contrast and dynamic range.

But I'm interested to know what others do in the same situation. Do you have some tricks to share?
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Old February 3rd, 2012, 06:23 PM   #2
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Re: "out-of-the-box" picture profile - What are you using?

For straight out of the box I've also been using PP5.
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Old February 6th, 2012, 09:50 AM   #3
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I haven't experimented that much with non-stock profiles but it's on my to-do list. For client shoots I am using PP3 and for my own personal stuff PP4. In Avid Media Composer 5.x I can color correct those two very easily.
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Old February 7th, 2012, 02:53 AM   #4
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Have a look at my profiles: Free Picture Profiles for the Sony FS100 Frank Glencairn
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Old February 7th, 2012, 08:36 AM   #5
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Frank, I experimented a bit with your C-LOG A profile, which gives a very nice flat picture for grading. However, not being a professional colorist I´d like to find a profile that better matches my EX3´s Cinegamma profile. Do you have a suggestion?
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Old February 7th, 2012, 02:45 PM   #6
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Frank, Your profiles are awesome. I use GLOG A a lot. But this is not an "out of the box" profile. I don,t think GlenColor is either. I would not let the footage go away with these profile when I am unsure of what will be happening in post (if any post at all...)
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Old February 9th, 2012, 05:06 AM   #7
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Have you tried my K-Tone?

It´s a out of the box profile.
You can push it further with the supplied LUT, but that´s more creative decision than a need.

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For even more options AbelCine has posted some PPs as well: FS100 Scene Files from AbelCine | CineTechnica
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