Release notes

2019

October

  • 2019/10/06 : Release of the CG Cinematography book.

Version 1.0

Each chapter has at least a beginning, a middle and an end. Version 1.0 covers around 70% of everything I would like to put in my book.

December

  • 2019/12/01 : Updates on ACES use in softwares and workflow. I also started the release notes to keep track of the changes (originally located in the conclusion).

2020

January

March

April

  • 2020/04/03 : Night Bar example provided in Chapter 8.
  • 2020/04/04 : Chapter 9 has been updated : full HD images, full screen sliders, embedded copyrights, jpeg’s size and bullets with numbers in sliders.
  • 2020/04/05 : Chapter 10 and Conclusion have been updated : full HD images, full screen sliders, embedded copyrights, jpeg’s size and bullets with numbers in sliders. Just the beginning…
  • 2020/04/07 : Chapter 7 and Introduction have been updated : full HD images, full screen sliders, embedded copyrights, jpeg’s size and bullets with numbers in sliders. Step by step.
  • 2020/04/10 : Chapter 6 and Appendix 1 have been updated : full HD images, full screen sliders, embedded copyrights, jpeg’s size and bullets with numbers in sliders. Keep going !
  • 2020/04/11 : Update on ODT limitations in Chapter 1.5.
  • 2020/04/13 : Chapter 1 and Chapter 5 have been updated : full HD images, full screen sliders, embedded copyrights, jpeg’s size and bullets with numbers in sliders. Only four to go !
  • 2020/04/14 : Update on non-OCIO softwares in Chapter 1.5.
  • 2020/04/18 : Chapter 4 has been updated : full HD images, full screen sliders, embedded copyrights, jpeg’s size and bullets with numbers in sliders. Almost there.
  • 2020/04/19 : Change of content protection plug-in to allow screenshots and search option (Ctrl+F).
  • 2020/04/21 : New section about Clemence Vangout self-portrait.

August

  • 2020/08/09 : Chapter 3 has been updated : full HD images, full screen sliders, embedded copyrights, jpeg’s size and bullets with numbers in sliders. This took a while !
  • 2020/08/11 : Update to WordPress 5.5.
  • 2020/08/12 : Chapter 2 has been updated : full HD images, full screen sliders, embedded copyrights, jpeg’s size and bullets with numbers in sliders. ACES here I come !
  • 2020/08/25 : Minor adjustments on Appendix 1. Update of two sliders about sequence lighting.
  • 2020/08/26 : Global check of all chapters (but ACES). Most slides should have a title and a copyright with a black background when possible.
  • 2020/08/27 : Linear workflow slider is improved and Shoji screens have a better sampling.

September

  • 2020/09/03 : Removal of the softwares and Pointer’s gamut sections from the ACES chapter. These sections will be re-integrated as new articles soon. This is part of a big update on the ACES chapter that is coming.
  • 2020/09/04 : Creation of the category What’s new and the post Release notes for better tracking of updates.
  • 2020/09/05 : More updates and cleaning of the ACES chapter. The full update is going to take some time !
  • 2020/09/06 : Changed the order of many paragraphs in the ACES chapter. Added a couple of headings for the RRT and Shaper paragraphs. Slowly getting there…
  • 2020/09/07 : More improvements on the ACES chapter. Fixed some typos, improved the accuracy of some sentences, added more details and explanation… Devil is in the details.
  • 2020/09/12 : More fixes on the ACES chapter. Mostly about the inverted ODT workflow and the color_picking role. I have also removed some double information about the ODT limitations and the ACES RAE paragraph. Almost there !
  • 2020/09/13 : Finished the color_picking paragraph for the ACES chapter. Improvements on the ACES limitations paragraph are on its way… This is endless really…
  • 2020/09/14 : Updated most images and sliders for the ACES chapter. Started to write on Hue skews and Posterization. One more day !
  • 2020/09/15 : Finished the ACES limitations of the ACES chapter. Created a new category : Articles and moved the post Guerilla Render in Production. This category is for posts that do not fit in the CG Cinematography book.
  • 2020/09/16 : Finished the update of the ACES chapter. Version 1.1 of my website is officially out there. Yay !

Version 1.1

  • All images have their copyrights embedded, are in Full HD, loaded through Smart Slider and can be displayed in full screen. Yep, that’s 1195 images in total !
  • Two new categories : What’s new and Articles have been created.
  • A new chapter about Shot lighting that it is completely dissociated from Chapter 8.5 about Character lighting.
  • A new section in Chapter 8.5 about Clemence Vangout self-portrait.
  • Removal of the softwares and Pointer’s gamut sections from the ACES chapter. These sections will be re-integrated as new articles soon.
  • Ctrl + f is now available on the website.
  • Various updates and improvements on all chapters.

2021

  • Q1 2021 : I have big plans to add more content (objectives of lighting described in detail and lighting vocabulary) in version 2.0. More examples will be provided (dramatic lighting, light roles, Gestalt…) and summaries will be available for every chapter. Stay tuned !