Hands-On The Sony BVM-F250A OLED Reference Monitor

Learn why a professional colorist is eager to finally get this uber-expensive OLED display into his color correction suite. What does he think about it?

How to Composite Graphics in SpeedGrade CC

Compositing graphics in SpeedGrade - even in a Native SpeedGrade project - is easier than you think! Learn how you can do it.

Waveforms, Legal Range And The Differences Between Avid and Resolve

Avid's Y Waveform sets black above the bottom of the scale whereas Resolve's Waveform sets its blacks at the bottom of its scale. Which is correct?

Adding Depth To Video : Putting Theory Into Action

After my 3-part series on the theory of Depth-of-Field and techniques simulating it, the theory is put to action—learn how you can use these techniques.

Podcast: Managing Difficult Clients + The Problem Of Consumer TVs

In this Podcast we're answering two questions: Managing unhappy clients + helping clients understand why their color decisions look different at home.

How to Work with Arri Alexa Footage in Premiere and SpeedGrade

Are you working with Arri Alexa Footage in Premiere Pro or SpeedGrade? This tutorial will walk you through the workflow.

Understanding the Color Pucks In The FCP X Color Board

Are you struggling with getting good results from the FCP X Color Board? Learn how to analyze its image processing and build a custom workflow.

On Overview Of The "Pre-Conformed Workflow" In DaVinci Resolve

This workflow is an ultimate timesaver and involves getting a single flattened video clip of the project you're grading and using Resolve to slice it up.

How to Split Your Brightness and Color Channels For Creative Control

When color correcting, learn how to split your image into separate brightness and color channels for creative reasons (and additional technical benefits).

How To Build Your Own Custom Render Cache in DaVinci Resolve

If you're having trouble getting real-time playback in DaVinci Resolve then try this tip for creating your own custom render cache.

Understanding the FCP X Color Board Exposure Controls

Are you using the FCP X Exposure controls efficiently? Is there an approach to improve your results? Most likely, yes. Click to learn more.

Adding Depth-of-Field Using Selective Sharpening and Blurring

Are you looking to control depth-of-field in your video images during color correction? This video shows you how to use selective sharpening and blurring.

The 3-Band Technique for Enhancing Boring Exterior Shots

Flat boring outdoor shots are very common when color correcting. What can you do to fix it? Learn a technique based on Classical painting theory.

The Fundamentals of Color Correcting for Beauty

Have you ever needed to improve how an actor 'looks' in a video? Learn the basics of how the pros do it in this Beauty Grading 101 video.

How To Simulate Depth-Of-Field In A Shot Using Localized Contrast

Learn how to simulate depth of field in your video using the concept of localized contrast. Part of a 'Simulate Depth' series.

Premiere Pro Adjustment Layers: Applying A Look To An Entire Scene

Adjustment layers can be used for many things—a favorite is color correcting and applying a Look to a few shots, a scene or an entire timeline.

How to Setup Speedgrade CS6 for Stereo 3D Color Correction

Learn the essentials of the 3D workflow in SpeedGrade CS 6 - from organizing footage to auto-aligning eyes and rippling grades between the video streams.

How to Simulate Depth of Field for Filmic Images: The Theory

How do you simulate depth of field in video? This is the first in a series of tutorials on helping your images feel more 'filmic'.

DaVinci Resolve: Preconform or Conform Before Starting A Job?

When preparing to color correct a job in DaVinci Resolve, to Preconform or Conform is a question you need to ask yourself (and know their differences).

Creatively Using Soft Clipping in DaVinci Resolve

'Clipping' image detail is considered bad. But learn how to use DaVinci Resolve's 'soft clipping' control for great creative effect.

Tangent Element: Unboxing & Visual Comparisons to Other Color Surfaces

If you're in the market for a colorist control surface then see how the Tangent Element ships - and how it physically compares to two of its competitors.