Sony Picture Profiles & Dynamic Range Guide (Cine vs S-Log vs HLG)

Sony Picture Profiles & Dynamic Range Guide (Cine vs S-Log vs HLG)

Comparing the dynamic range & gamma options of the Picture Profiles for Sony cameras like the Sony a7 III such as Cine2, Cine4, HLG, HLG3, S-Log2, & S-Log3.

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Table of Contents:
0:44 – Explanation of Test Process & Luma Waveforms
2:30 – Evaluating Cine2 vs Cine4
3:38 – S-Log2 vs S-Log3 – Dynamic Range
4:24 – Noise Comparison – S-Log3 vs S-Log2
4:58 – S-Log3 Shot Two Stops Over
5:58 – The Advantages of HLG3 on the Sony a7 III
7:24 – Comparison of HLG Versions: HLG, HLG1, HLG2, & HLG3
9:16 – Cine4 vs Cine2 at Low ISOs
10:31 – S-Log3 vs Cine2 vs HLG3 – Dynamic Range & Noise
11:42 – HLG Has Better Shadows
12:03 – Which Picture Profile Is Best on Sony a7 III?
12:24 – Myth: The Picture Profile Number Matters (e.g. PP3 vs PP8)
13:40 – A Few Notes on the Color Options (Cinema, BT.2020, etc)
14:22 – Myth: The Knee & Black Level Can Increase Dynamic Range
15:17 – In-Camera Sharpening: Turning the Detail Down to -7
15:29 – Conclusion

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