360 Stabilizer - DJI Osmo Mobile Prototype Adapter for 360

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Here is my finished 360 Stabilizer - DJI Osmo Mobile prototype adapter "Kraken36v1" for the Samsung Gear 360. I've made it from plywood and used screws + nuts as counterweights.

360 Stabilizer = DJI Osmo Mobile + Samsung Gear 360

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I’ve succeeded to built my own special adapter for the DJI Osmo Mobile gimbal. It was a lil bit tricky because the Osmo Mobile motors are weak. But I did it and now I can shoot gimbal stabilized footage with the Samsung Gear 360 camera. The test footage was only stabilized with the Osmo Mobile - no post stabilization was used!

Time for a new workstation

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Yay! My ordered parts arrived yesterday and I've finally built a new Windows workstation. I do really like the C70 Vengeance case with it's built in cable management. Makes everything look tidy. As for the GPU I decided to go with the water-cooled MSI Sea Hawk X GTX1080. Should be really enough for my needs in Adobe & DaVinci Resolve. Here are a couple of pics.

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Shooting on Blackmagic Design Ursa Mini 4.6K

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I had so much fun with Frank Glencairn, Ci Rec and the Reenactment crew. We shot the first 10 pages of “The Easy One” on the Blackmagic Design Ursa Mini 4.6K.

Photoshop Live Curves understanding LUTs

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Want to see what LUTs are doing to your footage in terms of curves? Los Angeles-based photographer and retoucher Edmon Amiraghyan has created a special PSD file called Live Curves. It’s simply a Document window that contains a Curves view of the document that updates in real time.

Usually used by photographers you can use it to understand how to get that "LUT" look yourself by using curves in DaVinci Resolve, After Effects, Photoshop, etc.

Just open the Live_Curves.PSD file in Photoshop and add the adjustment layer "Color Lookup". In the properties of Color Lookup load your 3DLUT File and watch what happens to the curves. Get the PSD file from Petapixel.