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* Download and install NUKE PLE.

* Choose a movie file or a sequence of image files that contain


your over/under footage. You can move those files into this folder
to keep things tidy, but its not absolutely necessary.

* Open pva.nkple included in this folder with NUKE PLE.

* Double-click on the Read node and set the file knob to your
movie file or one of the image files. If using image files, just
select the image in which it is easiest to see the gray card.

* Double-click on the Viewer node, set the timeline range to


Input in the viewer (lower left corner of the pane). Verify that the
image is displayed correctly.

* Open input.txt included in this folder. modify this file with your
own range of exposure labels, file paths and frame numbers. If
you are using image files, dont worry about frame numbers - just
specify the exposure label and the file path. If using movie files,
you can use Nuke to scrub through the clip and find the desired
frames. Do not use spaces in labels or file paths/names or the
script will get very very confused. Save the file.

* Double-click on the Curve node, select a section of the gray


card.

* Switch to the Script Editor tab in the top pane, click on the
Source a Script menu button (fourth from the left), navigate to
find pva.py included in this folder. click on Open.

* Verify that the displayed dialog box is pointing to your desired


input and output file paths. click on Go!

* When the analysis completes, look for your output file wherever
you chose to put it. If you didnt change the defaults, a file called
output.csv would be written in this folder. Open it with your
favorite spreadsheet application and graph away. A Numbers
template file pva.nmbtemplate is also included in this folder - you
can paste the output values directly into the table and see the
resulting graphs.