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Capture HDR video with Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG) mode in Obsidian Pro – sample video

HDR video with Hybrid Log Gamma mode
HDR video with Hybrid Log Gamma mode

How would you like to capture HDR video with amazing dynamic range and excellent color accuracy?  Kandao has a new backward-compatible HDR mode for Obsidian Pro when shooting in Prores422 or H.265 (10-bit or 8-bit).  The new mode is called Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG) . Here’s a sample.


HLG is better at preserving highlights.  In the sample above, you can see that more highlight details are retained in the white T-shirt.  Here is the original stitched 12K 360 video file.

The new HLG mode is especially useful for Mac users because the KDRAW super-resolution conversion tool only supports NVidia graphics cards.

I’m trying to find out from Kandao if this new format will be available for Qoocam 8K as well.

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