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RED Dragon LUTs – Exterior Times of Day Bundle

written by Shane Hurlbut, ASC

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These four LUTs take the Red LOG Film output of the Dragon, eliminate all the green and give you a beautifully balanced image for your lighting and client monitors that emulate different times of day and night. This is not a RED GAMMA 3 or 4; RED’s version of Rec 709.

NORTH LIGHT (NL) NEUTRAL: Eliminates all the green; delivers a hyper white to the skin tones for day exteriors; delivers good contrast and tone. The image is beautifully balanced for accurate exposure adjustments and lighting.

NORTH LIGHT (NL) CRUSH: Eliminates all the green; delivers a hyper white to the skin tones for day exteriors; delivers STARK contrast and tone. The image is balanced for a more extreme look for day exteriors that falls into the shadows.

CYAN: Spins the green into a beautiful cold cyan tone for dawn and dusk exteriors; delivers great contrast and tone. The image is balanced for accurate exposure adjustments and lighting.

CYAN CRUSH: Spins the green into a beautiful cold cyan tone for dawn and dusk exteriors; delivers STARK contrast and tone. The image is balanced for a more extreme look for day exteriors that falls into the shadows where there is no direct sunlight.

GOLD: Eliminates all the green; delivers a slightly red-yellow tone to the image to emulate a late afternoon or early morning feel on day exteriors. The image is beautifully balanced for accurate exposure adjustments and lighting.

GOLD CRUSH: Eliminates all the green; delivers a slightly red-yellow tone to the image to emulate a late afternoon or early morning feel on day exteriors. This delivers STARK contrast and tone. The image is balanced for a more extreme look for day exteriors with direct sunlight.

These LUTs should be used wth the following camera/metadata settings:

Video Source: RLF

Color Space: DRAGONCcolor2

Graded Gamma Space: RLF

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All videos were edited on HP Z840 workstations using HP Z24x DreamColor monitors.

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