August 13, 2017 thfblog

Two videos showing the ISO Performance of the Canon Cinema EOS C200 You can download the Canon Cinema RAW Light file from the ISO test utilizing the link at the bottom of the article. With the camera’s performance at 25600 ISO I did not see the point of attempting to record extended ISO ranges. First…

August 9, 2017 thfblog

A breakdown of my journey of being introduced to Canon Cinema RAW Light. All footage was taken from the Canon C200 You will need Canon’s Cinema RAW Development software (If you are an AVID user of AVID (oh hah hah) download the AVID plugin here) in order to convert the RAW file into something readable by…

August 28, 2016 thfblog

If you want to add another element to your footage to make it feel a little more cinematic, sometimes aspect ratio bars can give your film a little boost. Here is a list of Links of FREE Aspect Ratio: Tom Antos Aspect Ratio Bars 4K resolution 4K UHD 2K Full HD CineBlur’s Aspect Ratio Bars Here…

August 26, 2016 thfblog

  Exposure took over an hour. Taken with a Sony A7S2 30 second exposure x 150 times, and a Nikon Ai 105mm at f4. The tree was illuminated by street lights below it.  This is a combination of over 150 photos. Combine the images from the A7S2 with Adobe Photoshop.  If you want to combine the…

January 15, 2016 thfblog

Putting the Sony A7SII through its paces, as well as myself in regards to Davinci Resolve.  I was pretty happy with most of the results we were getting.  The snow still looked to yellow in the highlights at the end, and there was one or two shots where I crushed the shadows far to harshly….

January 14, 2016 thfblog

I’m just a “photo guy” I recently stumbled upon a post where the OP was requesting assistance on fixing a blown out highlights and underexposing the subject (an interview) more balanced. Their excuse for why they screwed up the shot was that “I was just helping out a friend, and I’m a photo guy.” … What?!…

November 29, 2015 thfblog

Do not preview your timeline in “Color” tab.   That’s it, it’s that simple.  Previewing solely from the “Editing” tab will provide much better performance.   “Well why is that Taylor?”  Glad you asked.   A long time ago when I was first getting into Color Correction and Grading I was using CS5 when I…

November 10, 2015 thfblog

UPDATE: Sony has released a firmware update to resolve the BLACK SPOT issue. Firmware update Ver.1.10 for ILCE-7SM2 Fixes an issue where a black spot appears when recording brightly lit objects in PAL 25p, with certain color management profiles. Link to firmware update. http://www.sony.co.uk/support/en/product/ILCE-7SM2 If you’ve been looking into the new Sony A7sII you will…

November 6, 2015 thfblog

For Color Correction, do not overgrade. Overgrading for the sake of style and sacrificing the quality of image is not color correction and it is poor grading. I don’t care how much the style “just works” if there is macroblocking and noise dancing at 100MPH you are making it is unusable. If you over grade,…