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Martin Fisher
Canon c300 MXF - Color management
on Jan 29, 2015 at 9:00:54 pm

Hi there,
I have to work on some MXF files shoted with Canon C300 on C-Log.
When I import the files on AE CC, under color management I see "Embedded Profile: HDTV Rec 709 YCbCr.
The image doesn´t look Log. It´s like a LUT had been applied to it. I assume it is because of the embedded profile, am I right?

What would be the proper way to import and export the files so they can be color corrected in Assimilate Scratch after my work?

Any thought would be appreciated.
Thanks !

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Walter Soyka
Re: Canon c300 MXF - Color management
on Jan 30, 2015 at 1:49:39 pm

You will almost certainly not want to do your effects work in log, so you'd need something like a C-Log to Rec.709 LUT. AbelCine has published some here:

But of course I'm not sure what it is you're seeing now. Can you post a screenshot?

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