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Absolutely. There does seem to be something different about Roger's color. That's exactly what I was getting at with my original post. Of course, he likes to emphasize lighting over post manipulation, but as you said, choosing a LUT is similar to selecting a film stock, and plays an undeniable part in the final image. Its importance should not be diminished. On the other hand, in the second post in this thread (https://www.rogerdeakins.com/lighting-2/lut-for-lightning), he mentions not emulating a stock-- even going as far as calling it "bogus"... It is odd. My assumption would be that, while it doesn't emulate a print stock, it does have a specific hue mapping built in. Again, like you said, more natural greens, and softer reds.
Another thing is how the highlights behave. They roll off softly, but still maintain enough contrast. It takes a lot of tweaking on a lot of images to get it to that level of versatility.

Color study does bring up some interesting quandaries, doesn't it...

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