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#1 C.J. Scheppers

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Posted 04 January 2006 - 02:38 AM

My assistant lost my FotoKem color chip chart and they are no longer available at FotoKem. What do you use to establish some reference? MacBeth? Color striped slates? Mascelli's Handbook? Colordumonde? Others?

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#2 Walter Graff

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Posted 04 January 2006 - 08:14 AM

My assistant lost my FotoKem color chip chart and they are no longer available at FotoKem. What do you use to establish some reference? MacBeth? Color striped slates? Mascelli's Handbook? Colordumonde? Others?

Thanks.



Macbeth will work fine as does Gamma and Density charts:

http://www.gammaandd...s/tcontrol.html
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#3 Laurent Andrieux

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Posted 04 January 2006 - 09:21 AM

Mc Beth as well, though I don't use color chart for reference, in general, I think a grey scale is good enough for the colorist. When I work on Digi Beta matrix for instance, Mc Beth is fine, I think.
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#4 Richard Jones

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Posted 19 July 2007 - 07:22 PM

My assistant lost my FotoKem color chip chart and they are no longer available at FotoKem. What do you use to establish some reference? MacBeth? Color striped slates? Mascelli's Handbook? Colordumonde? Others?

Thanks.


Personally i wouldnt buy the macbeth or the Gamma & Density chart, neither capture the full dynamic range of all stocks available. I got myself a Picscan Film Leader System and its been absolutely great, easy to use and my colourist knew immediately what he was looking at, and could adjust the gamma setting, alignment & establish the particular stocks Base + Fog level and white level within minutes. It actually took us half the allocated time to transfer and grade, by having those references known to me and the Telecine operator.

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#5 Jonathan Bowerbank

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Posted 19 July 2007 - 08:40 PM

I think MacBeth's are great, but just for personal reference, as previously said, all a colorist needs is really an 18% grey card with a black and white reference.

Kodak Grey Card Plus is what I use :)
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