First Look: Red Giant Universe in DaVinci Resolve

Red Giant Universe: The OpenFX Version Just a short time ago we posted a free Insight over in our Library about Red Giant Link – and how it finally allows you to keep…

How to use the Offset Control in DaVinci Resolve

What’s the point of the Offset Control? Most color correction apps (and most editing apps) have some equivalent tool or filter to DaVinci Resolve’s Offset control. The most common question…

How to Prepare Your Timeline for Color Correction: A Guest Post From Scott Simmons

Team Mixing Light is thrilled to have the multi-talented Scott Simmons guest post here on our blog. Scott is an editor, blogger and managing editor of Pro Video Coalition. His…

Resolve 10 Beta – Hands On

  Resolve 10 Beta – Hands On As a colourist who spends 40 to 50 hours a week locked in a dark suite grading music videos and commercials, the software…

Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera – First Impressions

John Brawley was kind enough to upload some rushes from the new Blackmagic Design Pocket Camera and being a camera geek I just had to dive right in. I couldn’t…

Why Color Correct?

Why? It’s a question so simple. so fundamental that if you can’t answer it – you don’t really understand the subject. So when I’m asked, ‘Why should I color correct?’…

The Future of DaVinci – Circa 1987

You may have seen this video making the rounds on Facebook or Twitter but I thought it was just too good not to post here on the Team Mixing Light…

Be Proud Of Your Talent!

I think it’s safe to say one of the most disheartening situations you can be put in as a colorist is the client saying things like : “I see your…

Color Palettes From Famous Films

If you’re anything like the Mixing Light Team, you study and then study some more, major feature films, television shows and really any content you can get your hands on…

NAB 2013 – Musings of a Colorist

Musings of a Colorist Wandering Las Vegas NAB 2013 was a interesting show for me on several levels – which I think are worth sharing to inspire discussion and thought….

NAB: Networking, Advancement, Beer

NAB is the anual release of new toys for people in the creative video industry. In other words nerd christmas! You’ll see the latest announcements from color software manufacturers like Adobe,…

The Subtle Art

A couple weeks ago, I was talking to a colorist friend over a few drinks when he mentioned that he’d been having a lot of problems with a young colorist…

The Dream: Building A Home Suite

About year ago, after 3 successive weekends (yep both Saturday and Sunday) of going to the office to work on projects, I asked myself – could I build a home…

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