Lux Lucidus is: Motion Graphics, Animation, Design, 3D and Visuals by Sean Siegler

Prolost Flat

I recently came across this post from Stu Maschwitz about how to set up Canon DSLR’s to give your shots a much more flat profile, which the intention that you will be color correcting in post. He calls it Prolost Flat. It is pretty easy to set up and really just knocks down the contrast and sharpness as well as reducing a bit of saturation.
I feel like most of the footage I have shot with my T1i has been too sharp and contrasty, and looked harsh, but since trying this out, I feel like everything is a bit more even feeling, which should make it easier to push things around in AE and Premiere. If I shoot anything worth viewing, I’ll put it up and maybe do a before and after comparison.

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