Re: Question about IIF config

Marie Fétiveau <m...@...>

Thanks for the quick answer and the explanation :)

I tried this afternoon to create my own aceslg2_to_Rec709 LUT but I'm still not sure to understand how it should work.

I started to give a quick try with the Nuke Log2Lin node to see what happened.

So I connected a CMSTestPattern + a Nuke LogToLin node + my 2  CTL node (RRT + ODT) + a generate LUT to create a logToLin_RRT_ODTr709.cube.
I also create a linToLog.cube (which correspond to Nuke LinToLog).

And I set the rrt_odt_r709 colorspace like this : 
from_reference: !<GroupTransform>
        - !<FileTransform> {src: linToLog.cube, interpolation: linear}
        - !<FileTransform> {src: logToLin_RRT_ODTr709.cube, interpolation: linear}  

When I compare the two CTL nodes and the OCIOColorspace, that's not that bad but there's a kind of offset + gamma shift...
 A picture is often better than a long talk away (I put the viewer in sRGB instead linear to emphasize the shift on the screenshot).

Where's my mistake ?

Thanks a lot :)


On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 7:24 PM, Jeremy Selan <jeremy...@...> wrote:

Thanks for catching this!   The currently shipping IIF configuration
is based on an older specification (I forget the exact version, but
it's around 8 months old), so my hope is the versions will explain the
differences you are seeing.  We've wanted to update to the latest RRT
for awhile now, so let us take a stab at it and we'll see if it fixes
everything.  We will also take care to note in the profile which RRT
version it is specifically, to help avoid ambiguity in the future.

The noise (discontinuity) you are seeing in the 3d RRT lut is an
artifact of how we originally generated this table, we'll make sure
it's all fixed in the updated version.

The AllocationTransform you mention describes a linear -> log
transform (a perfect mathematical log operator), where the range from
( 2^-10.4739 , 2^5.52607)  is rolled into (0.0-1.0) for sampling with
a 3d lut.  The lut was generated by taking a 3d lattice image (0-1) ,
unwarping it through the inverse of the transform, and then applying
the analytical rrt.


-- Jeremy

2011/10/4 Marie Fétiveau <m...@...>:
> Hello all !
> I'm having a look at IIF config.ocio and I was wondering how you build
> the aceslg2_to_Rec709.cube LUT for the rrt_odt_r709 colorspace.
> I'm asking because when I compare an OCIOColorspace node (in : aces, out :
> rrt_odt_r709) and two TuttleCTL nodes (one with the RRT 2.2.1 and another
> with the REC701 softproof ODT), there are some differences :
> - a small shift
> - + some noise in yellows with OCIOColorspace node.
> Here's a screenshot of my nuke scene and a jpg export with TuttleCTL nodes
> and an OpenColorIO Node.
> For my tests, I'm using an XRite colorchart shot with a Red One and exported
> in EXR thanks to REDCineX (ACES option enabled).
> am I mis-using the OCIOColorspace node ?
> Anyway, I will be pleased to understand how the LUT was processed and
> configured in the ocio config file.
> I don't fully understand the purpose of the AllocationTransform vars before
> the FileTransform :
> - !<ColorSpace>
>     name: rrt_odt_r709
>     family: rrt_odt_r709
>     bitdepth: 32f
>     isdata: false
>     allocation: uniform
>     allocationvars: [0, 1]
>     from_reference: !<GroupTransform>
>       children:
>         - !<AllocationTransform> {allocation: lg2, vars: [-10.4739,
> 5.52607]}
>         - !<FileTransform> {src: aceslg2_to_Rec709.cube, interpolation:
> linear}
> Thanks a lot !
> Marie

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