Fitting this particular budget to build a fully-fledged 4K video editing PC could be an exceptional challenge even for a highly experienced professional PC builder, but it seems that Max Yuryev managed to figure it out by putting together another best-bang-for-the-buck video editing workstation ready to make
DaVinci Resolve 12.5 Archive
Oftentimes, fixing white balance in post could be a serious struggle but since it’s an essential step of the overall color grading process, you simply don’t have any other option than figuring it out in one way or another. The good news is that there are multiple ways
There are certain occasions when using your skill and expertise as a colorist is your only option to achieve a particular look in post that is otherwise impossible to pull off on set. A typical example in that regard is converting day to night footage. And, no, I’m
One of the most common techniques you can incorporate into your productions when shooting at higher frame rates is speed ramping. In essence, this method allows you to manipulate progressively the speed of different parts of your footage to bring attention to these particular moments or use
Before you answer this question, there are a few important considerations you should bear in mind. First and foremost, it’s essential to know whether you’d like to round-trip between the two NLEs or you want to complete your project while utilizing only the provided tools and assets
It’s not a secret that most of the compact mirrorless cameras that shoot 4K video and even some of the professional cinema cameras tend to produce slight color shifts while shooting video due to multiple reasons such as low color bit depth, poor codec, inaccurate sensor calibration,
Seasoned colorist and fellow filmmaker Alex Jordan of Learn Color Grading and FilmSimplified has produced dozens of insightful color grading tutorials, along with a slew of dedicated courses and numerous free resources on the topic over time. Nevertheless, he still has some handy tricks up his sleeve.
As a current owner of the DJI Mavic Pro drone, you should be well aware of the fact that for the most part it’s a fantastic, foldable quadcopter capable of capturing some stunning aerial footage in 4K. Many aerial videographers, however, wonder how to color grade properly those
DaVinci Resolve 12.5 and Fusion 8 are very powerful applications on their own, but when you add the seamless integration between them, you get a complete, full-fledged and extremely efficient post-production suite providing limitless creative possibilities when it comes to editing, color grading, compositing, complex VFX work and
Online streaming platforms have been at the tip of broadcast innovation for many years. Ever since the inception of YouTube and similar services like Vimeo, we’ve had the opportunity to see some very unique and incredible content. Sure, you’d have to sift through a lot of crap
Look-up tables can be a fantastic way to maintain a particular reference look across multiple color grading suites and NLEs. The main downside, however, is the inability to modify the LUT itself once it’s applied to your footage. You can only adjust the opacity and strength of
Blackmagic Design has come a long way in the recent years with its professional cinema camera line, but still many filmmakers who’ve been using those cameras on a daily basis are wondering what is the best approach when it comes to color grading BMC footage for optimal results.
Widely known as the first ever affordable color grading surface for aspiring filmmakers and enthusiasts alike, the Tangent Ripple color correction panel already sells for a third of the price of other popular color grading professional solutions such as Tangent Wave or Avid Artist Color. But, what are its
Well, what do you say what do you know – it’s back! You may remember we did a 24 hours flash sale on the Ultimate DaVinci Resolve training and never thought we’d be able to bring it back again, but we managed to do so again for
The fully-functioned timeline setup along with the impressive number of powerful, editing features makes DaVinci Resolve 12.5 even more appealing option for aspiring filmmakers, content creators and video editors alike. Now, whether you want to do either some basic chroma keying or tackle more advanced compositing tasks,
Now, when DaVinci Resolve 12.5 is officially out of beta with this mind-blowing list of exciting new features, we bring you another excellent tutorial produced by Theo of MiesnerMedia that will show you how to manage and organise your footage in no time using smart bins. In
Blackmagic Design have been updating their flagship grading and editing software suite DaVinci Resolve with warp speed in the last couple of years, and the software is now at version 12.5 which up until recently was only available as a beta version. As of now, DaVinci Resolve
Have you ever tried to ingest any type of drone footage in your NLE? If the answer is “yes”, you already know that the native playback and editing of these clips can be a bit of a struggle. The workflow gets even worse when you import those
In the latest version of DaVinci Resolve 12.5, Blackmagic Design overhauled the Log grading controls along with the overall approach these settings affect colours. Currently, they provide much smoother and more pleasing results, especially when it comes to color grading Log-encoded images. All in all, now there
Among other newly added features and improvements, DaVinci Resolve 12.5 introduces major enhancements to the Node editor as well. Colourists can now quickly navigate between nodes, swap nodes, select multiple nodes with a lasso, copy node contents, extract nodes, use embedded alpha channels in mattes and more.