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What is the the ASC-CDL node?

The color balance node in the compositor can be switched to use the ASC CDL How is it used? How is this different from Lift/Gamma/Gain? How do the Offset, Power, Slope options affect the image?
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Does Blender have a histogram?

I'd like to be able to tell where—and by how much—a highlight is blowing out without having to render, go into Photoshop, back into Blender, turn my lamp down, render etc etc. So I'm wondering, is ...
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How must I adapt my workflow to work with Scene Referred Data?

I just took the red pill and started watching the real world, in fact the CG real world. I've understood that the default sRGB view workflow is bad. I'm using the color management LUT bassam-test ...
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Using the False Color look in combination with the CDL Node to work on Wide Dynamic Range scenes

The color management for working in cycles can be enhanced to work with wide dynamic range scenes. The idea is to enable working with scenes containing values that exceed the conventional 0-1 range. ...
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Match dynamic range of render to dynamic range of camera tracked footage?

Most tutorials on camera tracking tell you to change the View Transform from Filmic to Standard. In the documentation it says Standard is "Often used for non-photorealistic results or video ...
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Color Management. What is the difference between display device, view transform and sequencer?

All these settings are found in the color management section. I hear that filmic is the best to use, and it has filmic default for the view transform. But under sequencer sRGB is default. Under ...
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EXR color difference to PNG

To avoid the problems that PNG has with fire Transparency, I exported the images in EXR format, but when I compare them to the PNG counterpart, the colours in the EXR image are way to blown out. Why ...
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Why does Photoshop read my exported Blender 16bit file as 32bit?

I am just curious why when I export a 16bit image from Blender and open it in Photoshop it is read as a 32bit file and not 16bit? Am I exporting from Blender incorrectly?
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Creating a Fluffy Cloud

I am trying to create a cloud like this (taken from Is there an easy way to make volumetric clouds for Cycles?) The closest I am able to get is I have taken these steps: Switch to Blender Render ...
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How do I control the blurriness of light through frosted glass?

I'm trying to create soft lighting through non-bumpy frosted glass. This is my attempt and it's not really working the way I want it to as reflections have no blurriness and not the kind of blurriness ...
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How to minimize/soften the shadows?

I am very beginner in Blender Cycles. I am trying to imitate this in cycles: Easter Eggs Not sure if this scene is CG or an actual photograph. I have modeled the eggs (easy), now I just want to ...
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Emissive shader does not change much in changes of orders of magnitudes [duplicate]

I'm trying to make some LED lamp but the EMISSIVE feature doesn't react as I expect. I read on the Blender manual that the emission power is defined in Watts per Square Meter. It doesn't really seem ...
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Images as emitters constantly come out dull. White emission not actually white. What am I doing wrong?

I have been using Blender for a while but keep hitting this problem that I don't understand. First of all, I don't understand why I white emission shader set to pure white is not actually white ...
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What do the sampler numbers at the bottom of the image editor mean?

When in the Image Editor, left clicking on a pixel makes a small row of numbers appear at the bottom. I know what some of these mean, but others are a mystery to me...
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How to override Filmic color space in the Compositor nodes?

I want to use Filmic color space for my renders, but I also want to override Filmic's constraints in the Compositor for the final image. My current workflow right now is to open my Filmic renders in ...
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