Spring has finally arrived

Everything around us is blooming again – spring has finally arrived. I made a quick video test with the TB filter and Orange 16. The result is a little dark, I know. But you have to be careful not to expose too much so that you don’t see any “eroded” areas with reflections after the channel swap.

I chose 60 frames per second, accordingly I set the exposure time to 1/120 (or 1/125) so that the movements look natural. For aperture I chose around 7, but it came out too dark. Next time maybe more like 5 or 6. White balance: 2500 Kelvin.

Afterwards I loaded it into Premiere. There I entered the following for temperature and tint: 80 and -80.

Afterwards channel mixer:

Red: 0, 0, 100
Green: 100, 0, -40
Blue: 0, 100, -40


Brightness plus 20
Contrast plus 20


I wonder If the cyan tint on all the neutral objects is necessary to avoid clipping the reds or if it’s an visual choice you made.

Did the channel mixing bring out a lot of compression artefact ?

I would be curious to see the original colors you got before channel mixing.

The original colors are blue and green. With about 2500 Kelvin. Blue vegetation in many color variations, greenish sky. The cyan tint can also be gone. Check out the other video (“The Search For A…”) on my YouTube channel. There the cyan tint should be less. The artifacts are surprisingly low. I don’t see any real ones, just that bright areas can be too bright after the channel mixer if exposed too bright.

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