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Cinema Picture Style

Video grab using the Canon Cineplus Cinema Picture Style

(5DMKII, Nikkor AIS 85mm 1.4 at f/5.6, polarizer filter and a fresbee reflector)


The CINEMA Picture Style is online.

Go here:​cinema.html




- Best perceived latitude ever on a 5d, but with a nice contrasty image


Latitude won't change with any picture style, what changes is that LCD tv' s render everything above RGB 236 as white or anyway too bright to not consider it white.

So the "best latitude ever" is meant for the final user who will enjoy all highlights details because this preset shifts all those details in a lower, visible range.

But the curve is made to lower the highlights and boosting the area just below making the image contrasty even if whites are not whites

- Keeps details on shadows and highlights while remaining quite contrasted.

- Vivid colors on low saturated areas, no greysh or monochromatic cast

- Analog like colors on high saturated areas

- Very sharp image,

- Film colorimetry

- Doesn't need color grading

- Best usage of the 8 bit codec


The new CINEMA Picture Style was developed analyzing and replicating a film stock colorimetry, and combined with a digital look and feel of high end digital cameras.


Compatibility: Canon EOS cameras

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Uploaded on September 6, 2011