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Tips and Tricks When Pulling External Keys (in DaVinci Resolve)

Do you ever wish you could work on a perfect duplicate of an HSL key you created in DaVinci Resolve? Learn tricks for doing that (and avoid copy/pasting).

Podcast: Keying On Black Background + Chroma Subsampling Explained

We answer two questions: Solving a problem with keying and windowing the moon on a black background + explaining technical terms to co-workers.

Secondary Corrections in DaVinci Resolve

'Secondary corrections' are isolations to areas of an image to make specific color corrections. Here are tips on getting quick results.

The Fundamentals of Power Windows in DaVinci Resolve

Learn the recent updates and feature refinements for Resolve's Power Windows, including a new gradient window and unlimited shapes per node.

HEY—Where's My Master Session (in DaVinci Resolve 10)?

DaVinci Resolve 10 hides the 'Master Session' by default. Why do I rely on it when color correcting commercials and music videos? How do you find it again?

Color Correcting Food for Commercial Clients in Digital Video

How does a professional colorist color correct food? Our guest colorist Rob Bessette shares his secrets and the keys for a successful session.

Tips & Tricks for Time Remapping in DaVinci Resolve 9 & 10

Dealing with Time Warps in a color correction workflow is difficult to manage. I found a workflow, saving time and money for you and your clients!

New SpeedGrade CC Courses + Working With A DP + Video Displays

Podcast: Learn about a new training title for SpeedGrade CC + How to work with a DP in a color correction session + Choosing video displays for grading.

How To Copy Color Corrections Between Sequences in Avid Symphony

Do you know how you can copy / merge color corrections in Avid Symphony from one sequence to another? This video shows you the process.

Using Resolve Track Nodes: Controlling Uncontrollable Light Sources

Learn how to make a global correction to the brightest and most intensely saturated areas of an image without tediously creating nodes for each shot.

Color Correcting In Sections with Avid Media Composer

If your client is asking for changes in your color corrections that effect entire scenes then here's how to quickly make those fixes in Avid.

Preparing A Color Correction Session For A Commercial Client

You can learn my tips and tricks to prepare for a client-supervised commercial color correction session. it's not just about your skill. Preparation counts.

Color Correcting In Avid: Work Faster with Keyboard Shortcuts

Do you want to learn how to color correct faster on Avid Media Composer? Build on our earlier customizations with these super-fast Avid shortcuts.

DaVinci Resolve: Working With 'Handles' While Color Correcting

If your clients are asking for you to render out 'handles' after color correcting their job then this Insight will help sidestep some pitfalls.

How Do You Customize Avid Media Composer (for Color Correction)?

The key to being fast in Avid Symphony is mastering the keyboard and interface. Learn how you can customize Avid, tuning it for color correction.

How to Color Correct the Blackmagic Pocket Camera

Are you looking for ideas on how to color correct the Blackmagic Pocket Camera? I share how I work with it in DaVinci Resolve.

How Do You Decide Your Base Rate (For Digital Video Color Correction)?

If you're a freelancer or solo-preneur then setting your base rate of pay can be challenging. Learn how to set your rates with confidence.

Ask Me Anything: Color Correcting the Birthmark Music Video

After color correcting the music video 'Birthmark' by Cass Lowe, here's your chance to 'ask us anything' of the Colorist and Cinematographer.

Color Correction Tips: Matching Shots To A Brand Logo

Have you ever been asked to color match a shot to a reference image for their video? Here are a few ideas on how to do that in DaVinci Resolve.

DaVinci Resolve Tools: Using The Key Mixer Node

You will learn two ways to use the Key Mixer Node: How to set it up as a master control for multiple masks; and how to build garbage masks for cleaner keys.

Trimming RED Footage Using DaVinci Resolve's Media Manager

Learn how you can trim RED footage and copy to your hard drive only the portions of your clips needed to recreate your timeline, saving hard drive space.

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