Log and Coloring relationship (2 replies)
Hello all, I have been wondering about this for some time. Personally I love to shoot in camera including lighting but I also know of the uses of log and especially in post, where I just completed coloring an entire documentary that included cinematic re-enactments. My question is this:
With log, how much coloring is too much and when shooting log, how much should I try to do in camera? Is it based on the type of log or is that irrelevant?
Another Question: As a newer DP, how much should I rely on LUTs?
I'm a colourist and from my point of view try and do everything possible in-camera, the DI process is great for helping with consistency and working the texture to help the film flow but the best jobs I've worked on always come in looking amazing off the neg.