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How to Edit and Color Grade ProRes RAW Footage in FCPX

As you already know, ProRes RAW is Apple’s latest addition to the ProRes family of video codecs, promising to deliver RAW-like flexibility with the speedy performance creative professionals have come to know and love for years with the rest ProRes flavors. Due to the fact that the

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

Tips and Tricks on Color Calibration for Filmmaking

Maintaining color consistency from the principal photography phase all the way through the post-production process of any filmmaking project could be an overwhelming task, especially when a multi-cam shooting is involved along the line. Things might get even worse when you need to match grades while working

Enhanced Log Grading in DaVinci Resolve 12.5

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

Practical Tips On Colour Grading S-Log2 Footage

One thing is for sure, shooting in S-Log2 (or utilising any other variation of Log gamma curve) is possibly the most efficient way to take advantage of the full dynamic range your camera sensor can capture. One of the downsides, however, is the extra amount of work

Color Correcting Moving Objects in Premiere Pro CC

With the recent updates and enhancements, and the introduction of the Lumetri Tool, in particular, colour correction and colour grading using the latest version of Premiere Pro CC have never been easier. But, what if you want to colour correct a moving object in your clip or do other

Optimizing Your Computer for 4K Editing and Colour Grading

The ability to edit and colour grade 4K footage comes with certain technical requirements that every video editor should be aware of. If you are on the market for a new editing PC or Mac, here are some of the essential component features that you should take into consideration.

How to Easily Color Grade Your Sony A7s and FS7 S-Log Footage

With the implementation of the S-Log2 profile in the A7s, Sony has finally fulfilled one of the highest demands of professional shooters and enthusiasts alike for enhanced control over the image in an affordable package. Usually, a flat, Log curve would be present in much higher level cameras like

Canon C-Log and Technicolor CineStyle: The Case Against 8-Bit Log

For some time now, cameras the likes of the ARRI Alexa and Blackmagic Cinema Camera have offered their customers higher bit-depths and stronger color-sampling than Canon has put out with their popular EOS line. 10-bit 4:2:2 recording in-camera, 12-bit 4:4:4 recording in-camera, enough latitude and color space