[Tig] can't we all just gamma along?

Jim Houston jdhouston at earthlink.net
Thu Oct 25 02:38:37 BST 2012


DCI is always 2.6
Rec709 should be 2.4 both from
common practice in half the world and now the ITU standard.

2.35 was the BBC and EBU standard.

2.2 should only be used for computer monitor display. quicktime et al...


Jim

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On Oct 24, 2012, at 4:42 PM, Jason Crump <jasoncrump at gmail.com> wrote:

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> what gamma is everyone grading in?
> 
> for rec709...2.2, 2.35, 2.4, 2.6?
> 
> for DCI... 2.4 or 2.6?
> 
> I've heard lot's of differing thoughts on this from colorists, to
> projectionists, to engineers. Also heard that LA is different from NYC.
> 
> what gives?!!
> 
> the specs are certainly out there for DCI, but not so clear for rec709...
> so what are you using? How about all of you on the other side of the pond?
> 
> /j.
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