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SpyderCube for HDR adjustments
To balance video cameras, vision engineers typically use a grey scale test chart and a waveform monitor, which allows them to adjust multiple cameras identically with the same color grading. When shooting with High Dynamic Range, it is necessary to pay attention to the very bright picture parts, the so-called “specular highlights” that are brighter than the white bar with 90% reflectance in a grey scale test chart. In this context, a small accessory will become very useful and that is the trick we want to share with you today.

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SpyderCube for HDR adjustments To balance video cameras, vision engineers typically use a grey scale test chart and a waveform monitor, which allows them to adjust multiple cameras identically with the same color grading. When shooting with High Dynamic Range, it is necessary to pay attention to the very bright picture parts, the so-called “specular highlights” that are brighter than the white bar with 90% reflectance in a grey scale test chart. In this context, a small accessory will become very useful and that is the trick we want to share with you today.