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  1. CaptainHook

    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    Gen 4 uses a common defined gamut so you can use Broadcast Film for space (Broadcast Film gamut is the same as Pocket4K/UMP/etc Gen 4 gamut) and Pocket 4K Film for gamma. Hopefully this will be cleaned up a little in a future update.
  2. CaptainHook

    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    It was a correction to the original chart.
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    Pocket 4K Aperture Value Issues

    Looked into this and the steps that some lenses report will result in a value that's smaller than the precision of the numbers we show. So for instance the lens may allow two settings around f14 where the "second" one is still closer to f14 than f15 so we display both as f14. The opposite can also happen where some lenses will report settings where it DOES fit in a our precision to show two different values but the lens doesn't actually change aperture enough to see any difference. We assume Panasonic etc know of these settings across the lenses and compensate/ignore them etc as necessary in their cameras.
  4. CaptainHook

    Pocket 4K Aperture Value Issues

    If you can let me know exact MFT lens models and describe the issue in repo steps I can follow it up. There is one known issue at the moment that some times the lens won't set the correct aperture we tell it to, but for the aperture number to stay the same on the camera UI display but the lens actually change sounds like something different. Will look into what you mention nRF Connect too.
  5. CaptainHook

    Pocket 4K Aperture Value Issues

    What lenses is this happening with? I've scanned the thread but every mention seems to indicate a focal reducer of some kind which may actually be the issue, rather than direct control of an MFT lens.
  6. CaptainHook

    Midtone Detail in Resolve - Thoughts?

    FYI just in case you're not aware, midtone detail is also available in the primary tab and is not a raw tab exclusive control.
  7. CaptainHook

    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    Historically (not that we've made cameras THAT long) we've always converted internally to YUV/YCbCr no matter the codec for SDI output etc. It's then convenient and easier on resources to do image statistics on just luma for zebras/false colour and that has not changed. RGB would be more ideal, yes. Personally I always set zebras to 95% for some slight headroom (even before I worked for the company and learnt how it worked) and after i joined and we added false colour, the "red" (highlight clipping) on false colour is actually at 95% for the same reason.
  8. CaptainHook

    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    Zebras are currently based on Luma or the Y channel of YCbCr (as it has been since the first BMCC).
  9. CaptainHook

    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    As others noted, the camera accepts either 17^3 size cubes, or 33^3 size cubes. Yours is 16^3. I've converted your LUT to 17^3 using Lattice and this should work. Custom_Made_17.cube FYI, i would be careful with your LUT as you can see from the cube visualization there an odd gap at the bottom and the curves are not overly smooth (though I've seen much worse curves).
  10. CaptainHook

    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    There are two parts to BMD Film, the log curve (gamma) and the "colour space" (gamut). The log curve is always optimized for the sensors dynamic range so the curve you get for cameras with different sensors will vary. Some will have more contrast than others. The gamut in previous versions would vary across cameras as well but with Gen 4 it is the same for any of our cameras using it and like Gen 3 it is more saturated to make it faster/easier to grade. Note shot it.
  11. CaptainHook

    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    You get the full studio version of Resolve with the Pocket 4K camera. The differences between the versions available are listed here: https://documents.blackmagicdesign.com/DaVinciResolve/20180404-10399d/DaVinci_Resolve_15_Feature_Comparison.pdf
  12. CaptainHook

    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    The overexposed super saturated LEDs are clipping the gamut. This will happen with Gen 4 on 4.6K too. You can reduce the issue by soft clipping the gamut using the colour space transform Resolve FX plugin. Here I am using the Broadcast gamut because the Pocket 4K option isn't in the colour space transform plugin at this time but they are actually the same gamut/primaries anyway. Without soft clipping the gamut:
  13. CaptainHook

    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    If you set the power source in the camera settings correctly, the camera will offer flicker free shutter angle/speeds when you tap the shutter speed/angle icon from the HUD. It's okay to shoot 60/25 or 60/24.
  14. CaptainHook

    The new Blackmagic RAW Codec

    The SDK handles reading and applying the metadata from the sidecar if present. App developers don’t need to need to manually do this.
  15. CaptainHook

    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

    It's legit.
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