David Hover is a freelance colorist working in Paris, France. He teaches video technology and VFX at the French national film school, La Fémis, and is a Master Trainer for Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve.

Solutions to Resolve 5: Taming Color Management – Part 2

Solutions to Resolve 5: Taming Color Management – Part 2

To pick things up from where we left them at the end of the previous article (Taming Color Management – Part 1) here’s the problem we need to resolve: even…

Solutions to Resolve 5: Taming Color Management – Part 1

Solutions to Resolve 5: Taming Color Management – Part 1

Color management in Resolve can be frustrating. In theory it should be a great alternative to using LUTs, but in practice it can produce surprising results with the blacks lifted…

Solutions to Resolve Part 4: Don’t clip your proxies and transcodes!

Solutions to Resolve Part 4: Don’t clip your proxies and transcodes!

Articles in this series: The key to precise sharpening and noise reduction in DaVinci Resolve The key to accurate shot match in DaVinci Resolve’s Color Trace Unexpected clipping in…

Solutions to Resolve Part 3: Unexpected clipping when grading

Solutions to Resolve Part 3: Unexpected clipping when grading

Articles in this series: The key to precise sharpening and noise reduction in DaVinci Resolve The key to accurate shot match in DaVinci Resolve’s Color Trace Unexpected clipping in…

Solutions to Resolve Part 2: Accurate shot match in ColorTrace

Solutions to Resolve Part 2: Accurate shot match in ColorTrace

Articles in this series: The key to precise sharpening and noise reduction in DaVinci Resolve The key to accurate shot match in DaVinci Resolve’s Color Trace Unexpected clipping in…

Solutions to Resolve Part 1: Precise sharpening and noise reduction

Solutions to Resolve Part 1: Precise sharpening and noise reduction

This short series of articles is about various aspects of Resolve that are important but not as well known as they should be. They don’t often come up in…