Frequency Seperation : An Introduction

When working with skin it's quite easy to make it look false and over worked

Shot Matching Workflow

Do you have trouble with shot matching while color correcting video? This tutorial will show you a reproducible workflow for any software.

Advanced Beauty Grading Part Three : Smoothing Skin Tones

When working with people we always need to smooth skin tones. In this video I explore my three favorite skin smoothing tools.

From The MailBag Episode 23

In this installment of From The MailBag we take a look at file naming and project organization as well as tips for sharpening footage.

Matching Shots in Final Cut Pro X: Redux

Shot matching is one of the most difficult color correction techniques to teach. Learn a workflow matching shots in Final Cut Pro X.

From The MailBag Episode 22

In this installment of From The Mailbag, we discuss using grain as an external matte on a still & broadcast safe workflow.

Damage Control - DSLR Music Video Case Study

DSLR Music Video are pretty common and can be incredibly tricky. Dan shares one of his favorite music videos shot on DSLR

Final Cut Pro X Color Balance Precision

Do you find it difficult to make precise Final Cut Pro X color balance decisions? This video tutorial will give you ideas for fixing that.

Damage Control - Working With Tricky DSLR Footage

Working with Tricky DSLR footage can be frustrating. Dan pulls out some awful clips from his archive and does his best to fix them.

From The Mailbag Episode 21

In this installment of From The Mailbag we explore the idea of a rolling conform in Davinci Resolve and using Dropbox to share databases

Damage Control - Creating A Look With Difficult Footage

Grading high quality is fun but what happens when you have difficult footage to begin with? Dan takes a look at Damage control when grading

Rendering Filtered Timelines in DaVinci Resolve

Rendering filtered timelines in DaVinci Resolve is a two-step process... Learn how to get it done.

A LightRoom LUT Workflow

In this Insight, learn how with help of a simple yet powerful plugin you can export Look Up Tables (LUTs) from Lightroom to use elsewhere.

Color Correction Workflow: Seeing Like Your Client

What's a quick and efficient color correction workflow when collaborating with a client? Part 1 shows you, using Resolve's Grouping feature.

Rediscover The Basics - Preparing For An Important Grade

You've landed the grade of your career, what happens next? Dan shares his preparation when a big job arrives for him to grade

Hands On With The HP Z840 Part 1

In this Insight,Robbie gets hands on with the powerful new HP Z840 & discusses his configuration and why he's making a the switch to Windows

Colorist Look Inspiration - Food Commercials

Food commercials can be the trickiest of grades as they push your skillset and leave little room for error. Here are some techiniques

How to Become a DaVinci Resolve Project Preset Ninja

Learn how to 'hack' DaVinci Resolve Project Presets so you can easily share them in other databases - or on someone else's computer.

Colorist Look Inspiration - Car Commercials

How do they make car commercials look so polished and refined? Dan shows you some common techniques used on a car commercial.

How to Use Project Presets in DaVinci Resolve, Part 1

If you want to learn how to wield Project Presets in DaVinci Resolve like a ninja, then you must understand Presets—which ain't easy.

Creating Skin Contrast With High/Low Key Techniques

In this Insight, learn how powerful shaping skin contrast around someone's face can be to make a shot more dynamic.