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#1 Sam C Roberts

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Posted 07 September 2014 - 09:41 PM

Hi...I'm editing a low budget short that was all shot with a #1 Tiffen Pro Mist filter. They ran out of money at the end and couldn't afford to rent the matte box and filter for the last scene and I was wondering if there is any software that can make images look like the Promist ie: raising the blacks slightly, very slight soft look and a bit of a glow on any bright highlights. It is RED footage and I'm transcoding with REDcine X. I tried playing around with the Alchemy group but it didn't look the same. Any suggestions?

 

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#2 David Mullen ASC

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Posted 07 September 2014 - 10:20 PM

Tiffen has software that emulates their filters.

http://www.tiffensoftware.com

 

Otherwise, you could try just pulling a luminance key and blurring the highlights only and then overlaying this back over a sharp layer.


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#3 Sam C Roberts

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Posted 09 September 2014 - 03:16 PM

Once again David you come up with a solution to one of my problems....and as usual...thank you!


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