How Gamma Issues Can Change the Look of Your DSLR Footage in Different Players
The footage you see on your DSLR's screen can suddenly look different across Quicktime, Windows Media Player and VLC players. Why? Because of gamma and the different way each player decodes the luminance of the image. So how do you make sure you're showing a client the image you want them to see?
According to NoFilmSchool.com, "The only way to avoid this problem is to use a service that should be consistent across platforms, such as YouTube or Vimeo. While the final product on these sites will still be different based on how the host computer has set up their color profile, as you long as you think the result looks right, it shouldn’t vary too much when it’s seen on a different computer."
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