On-Set Color and LUTs
Creating a look on set starts with the live feed from the camera. A LUT is applied and adjustments to contrast and saturation can be made in real time. Sometimes the job requires removing of color. I created this look for an episode of ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ called “The Janitor Always Mops Twice.”
Using Pomfort Livegrade, the live feed from the camera can be color graded in real time to create CDL’s which allows post to recreate the on-set look. Furthermore, 3D Luts can be exported along with stills, metadata and even clips.
The below pictures show a before and after color grade, with the image on the left being what the camera records.