[Tig] need 18% gray paint

Michael Poimboeuf mkp at poimboeuf.com
Fri Jan 28 04:13:25 GMT 2011

Yes, agreed. My studio/lab is multiuse and we don't do grading in it;  
But to the point of the post, Kelly Moore in the south bay should be  
able to make paint to spec & map colors to contractor work order  
parlance. The latter is more of a challenge in my experience than the  

mkp at poimboeuf.com

On Jan 27, 2011, at 4:20 PM, alexander black <enigma at turingstudio.com>  

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>> White walls, depending on lighting, could negatively affect your  
>> grading decisions and is not to SMPTE RP166 spec:
>> "The light falling on the unlit monitor screen face should be  
>> uniform and as low as possible."
>> "Surface reflectances should be nonspecular and should not exceed  
>> 10% of the peak luminance value of the monitor white. Surfaces  
>> which may be visible in the monitor screens, due to the mirror  
>> effect, should have a nonspecular surface reflectance of less than  
>> 15%."
> Translation:
> A black bat cave with one grey wall, preferably variegated to allow  
> for refocusing (fabric)
> Three pools of light: a lower color temp client area because D65  
> makes people crazy, a D65 low brightness operator area, a D65  
> fluorescent surface light for the fabric/wall.
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