Tag Archives: hypergamma

Choosing the right gamma curve.

One of the most common questions I get asked is “which gamma curve should I use?”. Well it’s not an easy one to answer because it will depend on many things. There is no one-fits-all gamma curve. Different gamma curves … Continue reading

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S-Log. A Further In Depth Look.

Well I posted here a few days ago about how Data was distributed across the S-Log curve. David williams (thanks David) questioned some of the things in my post raising some valid questions over it’s accuracy, so I withdrew the … Continue reading

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More on S-Log and Gamma Curves

A lot of the issues with any camera and the dynamic range it can record are not due to limitations of the cameras hardware but to retain compatibility with existing display technologies, in particular the good old fashioned TV set … Continue reading

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Understanding Gamma, Cinegamma, Hypergamma and S-Log

The graph to the left shows and idealised, normal gamma curve for a video production chain. The main thing to observe is that the curve is in fact pretty close to a straight line (actual gamma curves are very gentle, … Continue reading

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Understanding Gamma, Cinegamma, Hypergamma and S-Log

The graph to the left shows and idealised, normal gamma curve for a video production chain. The main thing to observe is that the curve is in fact pretty close to a straight line (actual gamma curves are very gentle, … Continue reading

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Brewing up a Scene File: Gamma and Knee

Brewing up a Scene File: Gamma and Knee Before anyone complains that I have missed stuff out or that some technical detail is not quite right, one of the things I’m trying to do here is simplify the hows and … Continue reading

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Brewing up a Scene File: Gamma and Knee

Before anyone complains that I have missed stuff out or that some technical detail is not quite right, one of the things I’m trying to do here is simplify the hows and why’s to try and make it easier for … Continue reading

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