Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Cameras and color bit depth
Most people have 8-bit monitors and displays at their disposal, so even viewing their 10-bit content is problematic. We want to be 10-bit (and 12-bit) aware since most digital cinema projectors are 10-bit capable. If you've been to a d-cinema screening, you've seen 10-bit color. Interestingly enough, the Digital Cinema Package (DCP) format supports up to 12-bit color, so it's a little future-proof at the moment.
Now, on to the article about 10-bit color in Adobe Premiere Pro.