Digital cameras have the amazing ability to capture anything we tell them to. As photographers, filmmakers and creators, it's just a matter of thinking about what we want to make. The image that is captured by our camera can be manipulated through post-production editing, but you may not be aware that the image can be manipulated before it's recorded. In modern digital cameras, there are menu options that give us the opportunity to change the characteristics of our images. The menus go by different names, depending on who manufactured the camera, but usually are some variation of Picture Profile or Picture Style. You have probably heard of styles like Portrait, Landscape and Vivid. Theses are great default settings designed to make the best of the subject they are named for. There are many variations that can be created, and the best way to learn is to experiment.
In the above example, we can see how the color tone shifts between the two profiles. The orange color shifts to yellow. The blue becomes less vibrant as well. In reality, the Portrait Profile is more accurate to what my eye can see in person for this lighting condition.
In this example, the image slowly becomes less saturated as you move down the lineup. Cinestyle allows you to capture a