An Overview of the 'Color Finale' FCP X Plug-In

This is a video overview and breakdown of the FCP X color correction plug-in 'Color Finale'

Grade Breakdown - Challenge Your Imagination

In this insight Dan shares a Grade Breakdown on a recent commercial to challenge you to use your eyes to notice all his grades

Using DaVinci Resolve's Curves To Deconstruct A Look

In this Insight, contributor Josh Petok shows a straight forward but very effective way to use Resolve's curves to deconstruct a look.

Grading CG Footage - An Introduction To Video Game Footage

Video games are just as visually stunning as films these days but how to you approach color grading CG footage from one?

Degrading Footage - How To Mess Up Shots

Sometimes you need to throw the rules out the window and create the worst possible image for effect. Dan shows you how to do this in Resolve

Using Post-Clip Grouping As A Timeline Grading Alternative

In this Insight, learn how to use Post-Clip in DaVinci Resolve's grouping behavior as an alternative to timeline level grades

Using Milestone Payments to Get Paid More Reliably

Having problems getting clients to pay you in 30 days? Maybe it's time to switch to Milestone payments. For ideas on this, keep reading...

Color Washes - Working With Extreme Washes

Color washes are the most extreme form of grading but can be very rewarding when done well. Dan shows you how he thinks they work best.

Lens Distortion Removal With Premiere Pro

Action cameras and other wide angle lens can have some pretty severe lens distortion. Check out this Insight to learn how to remove it.

Why You Should Avoid Net 30 Billing Terms

Are you starting a company or are a freelancer and think Net 30 billing is what 'real' businesses do? It's not. Net 30 is a trap. Here's why.

From The MailBag Episode 25

A couple weeks after NAB 2015, Team Mixing Light breaks down NAB 2015 - the gear & other amazing stuff from the week.

Rediscover The Basics - Invisible Look Technique

What do you do when a client says keep it natural? Dan shares tips for getting the most out of your image by building an invisible look

RGB Gamut Errors A Broadcast Colorists Nemesis

In this Insight, learn what RGB Gamut errors are and how to identify them before a broadcaster catches them for you!

From The Mailbag Episode 24

In this Mailbag we discuss when do you call yourself a colorist & are colorists as a group under threat?

Advanced Beauty Grading : Stills Techniques

In this insight I borrow my Stills Techniques and try and apply them to my video work. The standard is very high and the results are amazing

How to Track Your Time and Invoice Your Clients, Stress-free

Learn how to track your time—and easily bill your clients, with automated integration in your Accounting package.

Advanced Beauty Grading : Borrowing From Stills

The world of stills retouching has such an amazing standard. Dan looks at those techniques and will borrow them for the video world

Colorist Health - My Campaign For Eye Awareness

How much time have you spent thinking about your eyes? Dan starts a new series about health issues including eye awareness.

Creating Looks In FCP X: Part 2

How to use shape masks when creating Looks in FCP X with the 10.2 update.

The Future Is Colorful: The New Lumetri Panel in PrPro CC

In this Insight learn about the recently announced Lumetri Panel & other color improvements in Premiere Pro CC 2015

Creating Looks in Final Cut Pro X: Part 1

After shot matching comes Look creation. This is Part 1 on how to create Looks in FCP X 10.2 without using 3rd party plug-ins.