Dirty Looks: Early '00s Looks

Dan shares some looks from his past focusing on two Early '00s looks in particular. One home digital camera one heavy 35mm music video

How to Create a Virtual LUT (and what it's good for)

Learn how to create a Virtual LUT and decide if it'll make your color correction reference monitor more accurate? Software:CalMAN & Lightspace

Color Correction Gear Head: The July 2016 Edition

In the inaugural edition of the Mixing Light color correction gear head series we take a look at 4 pieces of gear for the colorist.

5 Strategies For Managing A Supervised Session

Supervised color grading is hard! In this Insight, Robbie shares 5 strategies for managing a supervised session.

Dirty Looks – Early Film Looks

Early film looks are a very popular request from clients.They can be tricky to build quickly so Dan shares his DRX files that you can download

Optimizing for CalMAN: The i1 Display Pro and SpectraCal C6 for CalMAN

Optimizing for CalMAN the X-Rite i1 Display Pro and SpectraCAL C6 is easy. Learn how—and the differences between these colorimeters.

Dirty Looks - Looks Throughout The Ages

At some point in every colorists career you will be asked to make some looks throughout the ages like 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s. Dan shares how.

Colorist Inspiration – June 2016

Summer has arrived and the annual down turn in business begins. My clients first head off to the cannes lions festival and then off on their summer holidays. It’s the…

Getting Started with CalMAN Colormatch

If you do video color correction, watch 'Getting Started with CalMAN ColorMatch' to learn how to test if you're display is accurate.

Chasing Down Money: 6 Strategies For Overdue Payments

Running a creative business is fun until someone is long overdue paying you! Learn 6 Strategies for chasing down overdue money

Using Custom Offsets with the i1 Display Pro OEM in Lightspace

Learn how using Custom Offsets with the i1 Display Pro OEM can turn this inexpensive colorimeter into a reference meter you can trust.

Dirty Looks – To Grain Or Not To Grain

Adding grain can help add a wonderful cinematic feel to a project but in the world of heavy compression is it a smart decision?

Optimizing the i1 Display Pro OEM for Lightspace - Part 1

The X-Rite i1 Display Pro is the most popular colorimeter on the market. Learn how to use it in Lightspace for video profiling & calibration.

From The Grading Room – Wonderful Life

Dan shares parts of his conversation about the grade on recent wonderful life commercial grade.

Dirty Looks – Extreme Warmth

Sometimes projects call out for extreme warmth to help backup the story. Shows like breaking bad show that going to the extreme like in the desert pay off.

Graphs in Lightspace DPS: How To Read Your Profile Results

Learn how to read the graphs in Lightspace DPS, to evaluate if your display requires calibration for color correction.

How Sync & VPN Changed My Color Grading Life

In this Insight, Robbie explores how through VPN & BitTorrent sync he was able to leave the office earlier & still work!

From The Grading Room: Fashion Commercial

From The Grading Room Fashion Commercial Recently I graded a beautiful fashion commercial so I thought it would be great to share another tale from the grading room with you…

Getting Started with Lightspace DPS Part 1

'Does my color correction display need recalibration?' Getting Started with Lightspace DPS (a free app) helps you answer that question.

Reference Display Profiling: Is Your Display Accurate?

If you do video color correction, do you know if your reference display is accurate? Learn how to find out. The first video in a series.

Colorist Inspiration – The Challenge

Challenge yourself weekly for the next year to build better and stronger and cleaner grades. Practice makes perfect