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#1 Nikolas Loizou

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Posted 23 April 2009 - 03:16 PM

Hi all,

When American tv series seem visually similar to feature films cinematography wise, colors seem more balanced than in some European shows for example. Especially in relation to white color. Would that be partly due to the use of an ND filter for the camera?

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Edited by Nikolas Loizou, 23 April 2009 - 03:19 PM.

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Posted 23 April 2009 - 03:33 PM

ND's don't effect color as far as I know. They only reduce the level of light hitting the film. It effects depth of field by letting you open up the iris.
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#3 John Sprung

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Posted 23 April 2009 - 04:00 PM

Would that be partly due to the use of an ND filter for the camera?


No, the color of American TV shows is made by electronic color correction in post. Ideally, the DP supervises the work of the colorist.





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