Setting the color space


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Setting the color space

When working with log images, you need to do a log-to-linear conversion to make the frames look right in the viewer. So let's see how that's done. I will use the New Project button here. We will choose from our Lesson_ 01_Media folder, the Log Images. Select any frame, click Open. The Color Parameters are on the Advanced Tab. Now, this is a DPX image, you can see that right here. Cineon and DPX images will both be log, and have to be converted to linear.

Now, down here in the Color Parameters is where that's done. Let's look at the Conversion setting here. This is converting bit depth. The default of None means you're not changing the bit depth from the incoming clip. If you select Float, you might do this if you had an 8 or a 16-bit integer image and you wanted to convert it to float in mocha because you were going to do some compositing. You might want to convert a 32-bit float image to 8-bits if you were just doing rotoscoping, because you don't need all that 32-bit...

Setting the color space
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Setting the color space provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Steve Wright as part of the mocha 2.6 Essential Training

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3D + Animation Video
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