[Tig] Grading Considerations (web vs. broadcast)

Ádám Halász adamhls at gmail.com
Thu Jun 14 15:37:32 BST 2012


Hi,

When I have plenty of time for these things, I upload it to vimeo and watch
it there. You can even use it as a "web converter" if you download it.

But I agree with Bob.

All displays are gonna be different anyway.

Cheers,

On Thursday, June 14, 2012, Bob Friesenhahn wrote:

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> On Thu, 14 Jun 2012, LARY MICHAEL THOMAS wrote:
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>>
>> What considerations do you take into account when grading for the web,
>> particularly with content that will also be broadcast? It seems that, given
>> the similarities between sRGB and Rec. 709, the main differences would be
>> in highlight and shadow areas caused by limiting (or lack thereof) in
>> combination with gamma curve. Is this significant enough to warrant a
>> secondary display calibrated to sRGB for side-by-side comparison?
>>
>
> The sRGB specification captures the typical behavior of a CRT computer
> display in the mid '90s.  You would be hard-pressed to find an uncalibrated
> computer display which works like that today.
>
> Many modern computer LCD panels do offer an 'sRGB' mode in their setup
> menu.  Computer LCD panels are hardly ever delivered in that mode.
>
> Web content is now often viewed on cell phones, netbooks, and pad
> computers, which may differ even further from sRGB.  If these devices
> displayed in sRGB then they would be passed over by customers and would not
> sell.  Customers always buy the device with the most vibrant display.
>
> Good luck. :-)
>
> Bob
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