LookLabs Staff Pick - Ray Donovan

Nov 7, 2017

Ray Donovan is a "fixer" for Hollywood's elite. He is the go-to guy that the city's celebrities, athletes and business moguls call to make their problems disappear.

This year’s Season 5 continues its successful recipe but said goodbye to Ray’s wife Abby. As of the first hour, we don’t know exactly what happened, but it seems related to the car crash the two suffer after Natalie James jumps out in front of their car and forces Ray off the road. But what’s more striking than this shocking death is how foreign Ray and Abby feel in these scenes: it’s the way their relationship really should have been from the start. Abby is giddy and girlish (minus her many expletives) — she’s the only one who can reach Ray, and their bond and love for one another is so clear here.

"Ray Donovan has always had a very classic filmic look and feel and this year I noticed how they treated the exteriors of LA and I loved it" states LookLabs Chief Colorist Jeff August. "The scenes have a subtle yellow feel to them that creates warmth in the shots without over doing it. To achieve this look I would start with our DFS Kodak 5205 LUT to achieve smooth/darker skin tones, I would then subtly warm up the highlights/mid tones…and you're there. All in a very easy look to achieve".

See for yourself what the look is, check out the official Ray Donovan Trailer - Season 5.


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