We did an ENG shoot today, and my shooter forgot to add the 1/8 ND filter setting to a few interviews and they are blown out. A few look savable. I not the best a color correction and luma correction, but can anyone give an idea of what I could have to do via a filter to get the 1/8 ND filter that the HVX200 provides?
I am ingesting the P2 cards. If you need screen shot to give you a baseline here you go. I hope this is salvageable in FCP 3.
BEFORE 1/8 ND Filter
AFTER 1/8 ND Filter
MBP 2.4GHz 4MB RAM, 30"cine, MAC PRO 2.6 8 core 6GB RAM, Mbox, Neumann TLM-103, FCP HD 7. Pro Tools 8, Adobe Creative Suite, Reason 3.0, Macromedia Studio, ProAnimator, HVX200 with Firestore v4.0
The picture on top is not too bad.
You won't be able to recover any detail on the whites (T-shirt and beard of the guy at the right), because once the picture is clipped its only remains white.
But the faces of both guys are OK.
Use the 3W-Color Correction filter and low the "Middles" slider.
If you have Colorista, use the "Exposure" slider.