color grading

Colour grading in your DSLR or in post

Colour grading in your DSLR or in post

While for many cinematographers the ideal path goes through a colour correcting and colour grading process in post, something that makes complete sense for many productions, independent videographers will, many…

Review – The Tangent Ripple affordable color grading control surface

Review – The Tangent Ripple affordable color grading control surface

Many years ago I wrote an article called Poor man’s color control surface. This was a time before Resolve was free, before Premiere had Lumetri, and the Color Board…

NAB 2016 – All About (and In Depth) With the Tangent Ripple

NAB 2016 – All About (and In Depth) With the Tangent Ripple

I was wanting to go in-depth with some of the cool stuff I’ve found on the NAB show floor so rather than just video a talking head…

These are a few of my favorite things… in Resolve 12.5

These are a few of my favorite things… in Resolve 12.5

Just a quick tour of some of the new stuff I like after playing with 12.5 a bit, including some of how to use them or find them in…

iOS 9.3’s Night Shift: warming screens everywhere, messing up your color work

iOS 9.3’s Night Shift: warming screens everywhere, messing up your color work

At yesterday’s Apple event Apple released an update to iOS taking it to version 9.3. With that version comes Night Shift and this new option will be…

The Secret Art of White Balancing

The Secret Art of White Balancing

In days of old, white balancing was easy. Now, like everything else, it’s gotten a lot more complex. Here’s why, with instructions to make it simple…

Updates to Blackmagic Video Assist and DaVinci Resolve

Updates to Blackmagic Video Assist and DaVinci Resolve

Blackmagic announces updates to their Video Assist and to DaVinci Resolve. Some of the updates include h265 encoding and DNxHD recoding…

DaVinci Resolve 12.2 Update & Price Drop

DaVinci Resolve 12.2 Update & Price Drop

First Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve 12 appears on Mac’s App Store with a new lower price. Then Blackmagic announces an update to the same program…

From Photography To Video Part 4: Shooting For Post

From Photography To Video Part 4: Shooting For Post

It’s one thing to shoot video. It’s another thing to shoot for post. That is, to manage the way you shoot video so that it outputs in a…

Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve 12.1 Update Available Now

Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve 12.1 Update Available Now

Blackmagic Design announces DaVinci Resolve 12.1 update immediately available. I’ll detail the avalanche of new features and updates here…

What does Baselight’s new announcement mean to you?

What does Baselight’s new announcement mean to you?

Now available, Avid and NUKE free plugins allow color grade to be imposed in real time; simple upgrade to full node-locked or floating licenses if required…

Tracking color corrections in Final Cut Pro X

Tracking color corrections in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Sam Mestman (FCPWorks, LumaForge, WeMakeMovies) returns and shows us a very powerful tip for creating tracked color corrections directly inside Final Cut Pro X.&nbsp…

Influencing and possibly ending the “film vs. video” argument with LiveGrain

Influencing and possibly ending the “film vs. video” argument with LiveGrain

An important element in Alex Buono’s Visual Storytelling 2 Tour was a quick but in-depth color grading session, which just goes to show how the walls that used…

Exporting H.264 from Davinci Resolve 11

Exporting H.264 from Davinci Resolve 11

In “Under 5 Minutes” Alexis Van Hurkman from RippleTraining will teach you how to export an h.264 encoded movie for your boss or clients to review, directly…

The Effects Processing Pipeline in Final Cut Pro X

The Effects Processing Pipeline in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio,  Steve Martin from Ripple Training explains how color correction works now that it is an effect in Final Cut Pro 10.2. Some folks…