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    Quote Originally Posted by brian hanson View Post
    Really odd and interesting aesthetic to add the post fx to the summilux-c's.

    Another thing that surprises me is how hot the exteriors were in some scenes, is this an HDR related choice?

    Beatifully shot show.
    I think these are just the dynamic range limitations- crushed blacks and overheated exteriors. The coloring is spot on for the period...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Christoffer Glans View Post
    Generating fake flares isn't especially hard. I thought the flares of the police lights were a bit over the top though, mostly in luminance. Such flares usually don't become that harsh in real anamorphics if the coating isn't made or removed on very special glass.
    I have to agree with Christoffer: the flashing police lights in the final episode where they grab the Atlanta Serial Killer were crazy and a little too "electronic" to me, a little too sharp-edged, which is -- just my opinion -- not how real anamorphic flares look. They're softer and more indistinct. I don't doubt that what we saw was what the showrunner and DP wanted.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marc Wielage View Post
    I have to agree with Christoffer: the flashing police lights in the final episode where they grab the Atlanta Serial Killer were crazy and a little too "electronic" to me, a little too sharp-edged, which is -- just my opinion -- not how real anamorphic flares look. They're softer and more indistinct. I don't doubt that what we saw was what the showrunner and DP wanted.
    same feeling on the cop light flares and in episode 6 too, i was pretty close to my tv when that scene happened and it looked way too fake almost animated motion graphic flares, i didnt like them at all. then some flares particularly in headlights were done very very well, i rewound several times to check them out, especially the old car the hotel woman pulled out in. pretty flawless...but then, i agree, either once in a while he had a streak filter in, like for a desk lamp or street light, or the post job was poor. those show up identical to a two point streak filter and didnt change with movement.
    as for the distortion, im not a big fan of it in anamorphic shooting, im more of a straight line geometric person, that's why i use the more modern cooke anamorphics mostly because it's highly reduced on those lenses. i think it's all a little too weird and fake for me, i personally would of enjoyed the cinematography more from a more organic perspective. but hey, still loved the show!
    btw, too bad it might be years for a season 3, Fincher has a movie and none of the actors options were renewed.
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    Netflix should allow users to disable Dolby vision. This show is so dark with my oled sony. How many nits did they master this show?I thought dolby is 10k nits. Most Tvs right now have maybe 1k
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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil Holland View Post
    I'll ping Jeff to confirm, but I'm 100% sure GWTDT was Master Primes. Summilux-Cs came later for Gone Girl, then pretty much everything after that. More of timeline issue there than anything. House of Cards was MPs for S1, don't recall if they changed up or not for later seasons.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jae Solina View Post
    Netflix should allow users to disable Dolby vision. This show is so dark with my oled sony. How many nits did they master this show?I thought dolby is 10k nits. Most Tvs right now have maybe 1k
    Dolby Vision can go anywhere from 400 nits to 10,000 nits. We watched the 600-nit version of Mindhunteron Netflix and thought the show looked consistently fantastic throughout. "Bright" or "dark" are very subjective experiences; what monitor are you using and how was it calibrated?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marc Wielage View Post
    Dolby Vision can go anywhere from 400 nits to 10,000 nits. We watched the 600-nit version of Mindhunteron Netflix and thought the show looked consistently fantastic throughout. "Bright" or "dark" are very subjective experiences; what monitor are you using and how was it calibrated?
    Im watching on a sony oled 65A1E. And no its not calibrated but its freaking dark even when all the lights are off. Sucks if consumers would have to hire calibrators just to watch a show. I hope this is not the case
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jae Solina View Post
    Im watching on a sony oled 65A1E. And no its not calibrated but its freaking dark even when all the lights are off. Sucks if consumers would have to hire calibrators just to watch a show. I hope this is not the case
    I feel like it's more likely that you don't understand the settings on your TV. Pretty much every OLED has energy saver settings that will keep the display from operating at all brightness. On an older LG C7 every episode looks fantastic.
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