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To add to Michael's answer; Rec-709 and S-log2 are both gamma curves applied to the raw video data when a video is recorded. This is much the same as how a digital camera applies the 2.2 gamma curve when recording a jpeg, and Lightroom applying a 2.2 curve when displaying a raw file. Without a gamma curve applied, a raw image/file would not look the way a ...


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It's the difference between the linear response of the digital sensor and the logarithmic response of human vision, which is taken into account by display devices such as monitors. An 18% grey card "properly" exposed is only RGB (127,127,127) after full gamma correction has been applied to the raw data. When using "log" recording, gamma ...


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I'd like to start with the noise... and then move on to how to get an image to look dark. I recognize that part of your question was not if it can be done... but can it be in camera. The answer to that last part really depends on the camera model. But even if the camera model does offer features that allow you to adjust the image processing that the ...


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