[Tig] Help: flat scans for tape to tape

Rob Lingelbach rob at colorist.org
Wed Sep 23 16:56:29 BST 2009


Can anyone help Janet with this question?

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>> From: Janet Falcon <janet at shootersinc.com>
>> Date: September 21, 2009 12:14:16 PM EDT
>> To: TIG <tig at colorist.org>
>> Subject: flat scans for tape to tape
>>
>> Hi,
>> With more commercial work being done in a tape to tape format for  
>> final color correction, we are occasionally scanning film to HDCam  
>> SR to be able to color correct (on a DaVinci 2K) on an edited  
>> submaster, as we would with HD originated material.  I am wondering  
>> if others who may be using this workflow are doing their scans as  
>> log or linear.  I have tried both ways, and generally I find I can  
>> get to where I want from both starting points, but with the log- 
>> based material takes it longer to get where I want, and the  
>> controls on the 2K are very touchy. When I set up the linear scans,  
>> I basically set the Spirit where I would put it during a normal  
>> film-tape session, basically flat with nothing clipping.  What are  
>> others experiencing as the benefits of one way vs. the other?
>> Thanks!
>>
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>>

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