Please read my blog post for all the info you need including how the cameras were set up. Which cameras were used and so much more!
Please remember the C300 is pre-production so may not be representative of the final image
Lens : Canon FD 135 mm
Film Mode : Cinema -2 -2 -2 0
This test was done using just one 135 mm Prime Lens
switching on and off the new GH2 crop mode 1:1 ("Tele Convert" Mode)
All zoom transitions, defocus done in post (AE)
Soundtrack : Pieces Form The Whole / Trent Reznor - Atticus Ross / The Social Network OST
GH1 (GH13) 44 Mbs
GH2 24 Mbs
Common Settings :
Lens : Lumix Pancake 20 mm
WB 2700 K
Film Mode : Nostalgic -2 -2 -2 0
(Noise Reduction set to 0)
Please download 1080 MP4 for better comparaison
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Tutorial on how to use picture styles to increase the dynamic range of the Canon 7D / 5DMkII.
Custom picture styles are an amazing feature that almost compensate for the lack of a raw codec for video capture on the Canon DSLRS. The default picture styles on the camera are geard towards producing nice results out of the box but are not very good if you intend to do color correction and grading in postprocessing. This tutorial shows how to use custom picture styles that produce very flat, high dynamic range footage (similar to real film cameras).
The actual picture styles have been made by other people, and here are some references:
Super Flat, Genesis Panalog and Velvia:
If you have problems downloading them, you can get them from here in one package (crnkovic.org/video/picture_styles.zip). I do however recommend that you get them from the original sources and read the forum posts/blog posts associated with them.
The final example footage was shot handheld (Zacuto rapid fire + zfinder) at Skogskyrkogården cemetery in Stockholm. I scouted the place for a possible future shoot and the footage I shot was never meant for release - it did however come handy in this tutorial as it was all shot using the super flat picture style.