LiveGrade Air offers an in-app purchase bundle that allows the integration with the Panasonic Varicam 35 camera. With this bundle you can send CDL values via a wireless connection to be applied on the live image and in-camera recordings.
Setting up the Varicam camera
In order to receive look information from LiveGrade Air, the Varicam needs to have a working wireless network connection with the iPad or iPhone where LiveGrade is running on. You also have to set the V.709 LUT in the camera get log to video conversion.
The details on how to prepare the camera settings can be found here:
Sending looks to Panasonic Varicam
Setting up LiveGrade Air
To control the camera you can add a Varicam tab by clicking on the top right button in the grading screen:
Then click on the «+» button to add the tab:
LiveGrade Air then asks you to enter the camera’s IP address and login information:
Controlling the looks on the Varicam
Once the setup is complete you can start grading the camera live signal using LiveGrade Air. You may want to switch to the «Color Wheels» mode in the Varicam tab to get direct CDL controls. LiveGrade Air doesn’t show an image while controlling the camera but you can switch to a Library tab to grade loaded still images at any time.