Manually focusing a camera with accuracy can be difficult, thankless, and if unchecked can lead to a surprise of the worst kind in post-production. Use SmallHD's industry-leading focusing toolset to help achieve razor-sharp focus every time and to free you up for other on-set tasks.
All Monitors – SmallHD – Technical – Conversion LUTs
Is there a way to get the LUTs pre-installed on my SmallHD Focus monitor from the monitor to my computer? In particular the one converting the slog-3 to a rec 709. Any chance I can get that one?
Unfortunately that internal conversion is not made with a LUT. We recommend this free pack of utility/conversion LUTs, though, which includes S-Log3 to Rec 709:
We also offer a free pack of look LUTs for download here:
LUTs, conversion, Log, S-Log, S-Log2, S-Log3, Rec 709, Rec 2020, DCI P3
Below we will walk through an example of adding a few tools: FOCUS ASSIST, CROSSHAIR, We will start by making a new page into a 'focus + framing' page that we can flip to for composing our shot and nailing focus. This will include a focus assist, a crosshair for accuracy performing pan/tilt and custom frame guides for a cinemascope aspect ratio.Navigate to Focus (1) > Focus Assist (2) and select the '+' (3) to add Focus Assist to this page.
Below we will walk through an example of using tools.
Let's make a new page into a 'focus + framing' page that we can flip to for composing our shot and nailing focus. This will include a focus assist, a crosshair for accuracy performing pan/tilt and custom frame guides for a cinemascope aspect ratio. We will also go over adding a LUT to a new page and show the benefit of using the page system.
Either before or after reading this guide you will have an understanding of how to set proper exposure using SmallHD's industry-leading toolset. Learn how Waveform, Exposure Assist, Zebra, Histogram and Color Picker compare and how to get the most from each.
The latest version overview can be found here.
Below are steps to activate the Lens Data Overlay feature.Before continuing, please see the following requirements:
UPDATE YOUR CONTROLLER AND MONITOR TO THE LATEST FIRMWAREMONITOR:
CONFIGURE YOUR CONTROLLER:
CONNECT A CABLE FROM THE CONTROLLER’S WIRED MODE CONNECTOR TO THE MONITOR’S USB PORT:
CONFIGURE YOUR MONITOR:
If you plan to crop your image, for example shooting interviews in 4K and zooming in post for the 'close up' or for cameras that don't send a fullscreen feed to the monitor, this tool lets you pre-visualize a custom crop and will automatically scale up the remaining portion to fill the page.You will need a video signal to use this tool.
Resize and position your image to accommodate other features you may wish to simultaneously view, such as scopes or audio meters.This will be helpful for users that want to keep multiple tools on the same screen, rather than using pages.