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How to Smooth Out Skin Tones in DaVinci Resolve 14

Many folks tend to neglect the fact that the skill set of seasoned colorists extends way beyond the manipulation of colors. Making subtle aesthetic changes such as improving talents’ skin tones and removing blemishes, for instance, are just as essential. Even though the smoothening of your actors’

DaVinci Resolve 14 HDR Color Grading Workflow

With a powerful coloring grading platform such as DaVinci Resolve 14, achieving the visual aesthetics you want is now easier than ever before. What’s more, you can even emulate a high dynamic range look without even using a camera that has HDR capabilities. Apparently, this innovative concept

Cine D vs V-Log – Which One Should You Use on the GH5?

When videographers are given a choice between shooting Log or any other picture profile, more often than not the decision goes to Log. That’s simply because shooting in this mode is claimed to provide a flat image, retaining more detail and making it easier to dial in

Faster Color Grading with Groups in DaVinci Resolve 14

Even though DaVinci Resolve is relatively new to the line of non-linear editing programs, the platform has become a proven powerhouse for video editing. In fact, it’s reached a high enough potential to the point that an increasing number of seasoned professionals have found themselves switching from

Color Grading Workflow with LUTs in Premiere Pro CC

With the vast improvements added to color grading applications in the recent years (from the introduction of Adobe’s Lumetri Color panel in Premiere Pro to the fast-growing number of features implemented in DaVinci Resolve), utilizing LUTs has become a common practice for many seasoned colorists and enthusiasts

How to Color Grade S-Log 3 Footage in FCP X

Despite its flat color and contrast aesthetic, Sony’s proprietary picture profile S-Log 3 is well known for its flexibility when it comes to color grading. While the profile definitely has certain advantages, its main difficulty is that it may be tricky to actually work with, especially for

Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve Micro Panel Hands-on Review

I recently had the chance to spend some time with the Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve Micro Panel and in the following post I’ll share my experience. Announced back in March alongside the more advanced and bigger Blackmagic Resolve Mini Panel, the Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve Micro Panel is the

Don’t Miss the Ultimate DaVinci Resolve Online Training Bundle and Get Fairlight 101 and Fusion 8 – Simplified Courses for Free!

On the weekend before 4th of July, seasoned colorist and editor Alex Jordan is back again with another enticing opportunity for all creative professionals and enthusiasts alike out there. His Ultimate DaVinci Resolve Online Training Bundle that includes DaVinci Resolve 14 Grading & Editing Courses along with DaVinci Resolve Practice

How To Add In-Camera Custom LUTs to the Panasonic GH5

In addition to the plethora of fantastic video features packed on board, the Panasonic GH5 allows users to load custom LUTs as well so that they can preview different looks straight in their camera while shooting in V-Log. And the best part is that you can convert