Video recorded in Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG) format can be used for HDR broadcasting and the like. To record HLG video, select [H.265 10-bit (MOV)] for [Video file type] in the video recording menu and choose the [HLG] tone mode.

  • o will appear in the shooting display.

  • For optimal color reproduction when viewing HLG footage, use computers, operating systems, applications, monitors, and other equipment compatible with HDR.

Cautions: HLG Video
  • The lowest value available for the [ISO sensitivity settings] > [Maximum sensitivity] item in the video recording menu is ISO 800.

  • The lowest value available for the [ISO sensitivity settings] > [ISO sensitivity (mode M)] item in the video recording menu is ISO 400.

  • ISO sensitivities of Hi 0.3 through Hi 2.0 are not available.

  • Picture Control settings cannot be adjusted using the [Set Picture Control] item in the video recording menu. You can control the appearance of HLG videos using [HLG quality] in the video recording menu.

  • The [Active D-Lighting] item in the video recording menu is set to [Off] and cannot be changed.

  • The display in the monitor may flicker or appear grainy.

  • The camera may have trouble focusing using autofocus but this does not indicate a malfunction.

HDR (HLG) Output

Optimal color reproduction in HDR (HLG) footage output via HDMI can only be achieved if your storage device, monitor, and other equipment support HDR (HLG). If a signal is received from the connected device indicating that it supports HDR (HLG), the camera will respond with a “gamma: HLG” identifier.

View Assist

You may find that the preview in the shooting display during HLG recording lacks contrast. Selecting [ON] for Custom Setting g8 [View assist] simplifies colors for enhanced contrast.

  • p will appear in the shooting display.

  • Colors in the actual recorded footage are unaffected.

  • Contrast is also enhanced when HLG footage is viewed on the camera.