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Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 15.2.1 Update Now Available

Not long after releasing a major update for their URSA MINI Pro cameras with Camera Update 6.0, raising the max ISO to 3200 among other new features, Blackmagic Design have also released a new update 15.2.1 for their DaVinci Resolve colour grading/NLE/VFX suite. The latest DaVinci Resolve 15.2.1

Best New Features in DaVinci Resolve 15.2

Over the years, DaVinci Resolve has progressively evolved from being an advanced color grading platform to a full-featured piece of post-production software packed with a multitude of video editing, audio editing, and compositing tools and assets. With the new 15.2 update, Blackmagic aims to bring some new

Five Stunning New Premiere Pro CC 2019 Features Worth Knowing

Unless you’ve been living under a rock lately, you’d know that Adobe has released a major update to all Creative Cloud applications not that long ago, including Premiere Pro CC. In this update, the leading software company aims to have added features that make the editing experience

How to Grade S-Log and Cine4 Footage in FCPX Using Curves

Color grading video captured with Sony’s proprietary picture profiles can be pretty hectic, especially for new editors. This is mainly because both S-Log and Cine4 produce extremely flat-looking footage that requires a decent amount of time to process in post. However, when it comes to grading clips

Four Creative Ways to Use Masking in Premiere Pro CC

The masking tool – initially found in After Effects – is still one of the most powerful and versatile assets available in Premiere Pro CC. Having the ability to isolate areas of your footage has aided post-production workflows, unlocking more advanced color grading practices and making simple

How to Get Beautiful Skin Tones in Premiere Pro CC

Many filmmakers would agree that one of the most intimidating aspects of color grading would be retaining accurate, beautiful-looking skin tones. As you start adding on various LUTs, curves, and other color grading filters, it’s easy to get distracted, causing you to lose the natural appearance of

How to Expose S-Log Correctly Every Time

S-Log is known as the most widely used color profile among Sony camera users. No matter which flavor is being used – S-Log 2 or S-Log 3 – the image detail obtained with the camera setting allows for maximum post-production flexibility while providing enough room for multiple

Quick Tip on Enhancing Skin Tones in DaVinci Resolve 15

More often than not, it’s very easy for novice colorists to get carried away with their color grading. Whether you’re trying to achieve the exaggerated blue/orange aesthetic of Sam Kolder or the popping hues of Wes Anderson flicks, it’s important to pay close attention to how your

Here’s How You Can Use an eGPU with Your Internal Mac Display

The use of external GPUs (or eGPUs) has been making waves for a multitude of computer enthusiasts and content creators alike. By attaching an external graphics card to your Mac, you can achieve improved editing efficiency and rendering performance through the additionally provided GPU-acceleration. Unfortunately, traditional methods

DaVinci Resolve 15 Crash Course is Out – Enroll for FREE!

Seasoned colorist and fellow filmmaker Alex Jordan of Learn Color Grading and FilmSimplified has produced dozens of insightful color grading tutorials over the years, alongside a myriad of successful courses and numerous free resources regarding color grading and video editing in DaVinci Resolve. Recently, the talented creative professional has released another exciting product