Is The Mini Control Surface 'Breaking' HDR Palette Operations?
Learn how the Blackmagic Mini control surface is giving you the 'wrong' results on the HDR Palette if your not paying VERY close attention.
The Multiple Personalities of Resolve's Contrast-Pivot Controls
Colorist Patrick Inhofer shows you the three different and distinct behaviors of DaVinci Resolve's two Contrast-Pivot controls.
First Look: Elgato Stream Deck + with SideshowFX Profiles
Colorist Jamie Dickinson shares initial impressions using Elgato's Stream Deck + (with SideshowFX profiles) to control Resolve's HDR Palette.
Using Custom Curves To Emulate Fill-Light Adjustments
Sometimes you want to 'open up' the shadows as if you added a bounce card or fill light to the scene. Custom curves make this easy.
Learning to Color Balance More Quickly With Fewer Adjustments
In the final episode of his 'Flexing Fundamentals' series, Cullen Kelly shows how to color balance more efficiently by thinking differently.
Contrast Adjustments: Which Is The Right Tool For You?
In Part 3 of Cullen Kelly's 'Flexing Fundamentals' series, learn how to think about organizing contrast adjustments to improve your results.
How To Upgrade Your Contrast, Pivot, Lift, and Gain Adjustments
Learn why colorist Cullen Kelly loves Contrast-Pivot for his contrast adjustments - and how you can upgrade them for more nuanced control.
Better Keying Using DaVinci Resolve’s 3D Keyer
Are you pulling a key for color grading and Resolve's HSL keyer isn't doing it? This dive into the 3D Keyer may get better results, faster.
Flexing Fundamentals: The Hidden Power of the Offset Wheel
In a new series on Primary color corrections, Cullen Kelly explores the hidden strength of the Offset Wheel - when working color-managed.
How To Build Your Own ‘RGB Crosstalk Curves’ Node Matrix
In Part 7 of Cullen Kelly's 'Visual Math' series, rebuild Resolve’s RGB Mixer with splitter/combiner nodes to control with Custom Curves.
The HDR Palette One Year Later & Selling Your Project Files: Good Ideas?
Team Mixing Light, in a live conference call, takes member questions on Resolve's HDR palette and the practice of handing over project files.
DaVinci Resolve 17.4.5 - Custom YRGB Output Color Spaces
Colorist Joey D’Anna explains why the new Output color space setting in DaVinci YRGB projects is a great tool for node based color management.
Color Warper Tips Part 2 - Migrating Off Curves in DaVinci Resolve
Colorist Patrick Inhofer shares how he modified his approach to Resolve's Color Warper - and now rarely uses 'Hue vs' and 'Sat vs' curves.
Resolve Color Warper Tips Part 1 - Pin Patterns Within Fixed Node Trees
Learn how to build Color Warper 'Pin Patterns' for flexible saturation fixes in DaVinci Resolve and integrating them into fixed node trees.
Resolve 17.4: My Favorites From A Huge Release
DaVinci Resolve 17.4 is a substantial update. Colorist Joey D'Anna explores his favorite features, big and small, on the Color & Edit Pages.
Inside the Grade: The First Pass On A Feature Film
Watch over the shoulder of senior colorist Cullen Kelly as he works through his first pass on a feature film and shares his approach.
Color Warper 101 Part 3: Creating Looks (Plus A Grading Challenge)
In the finale of the series, colorist Peder Morgenthaler puts what we've learned into action creative 3 looks with the Color Warper.
Look Development Part 3: Sweetening The Color Palette
In the last installment of his series on the essentials of look development, Cullen Kelly guides you through the concept of preferential color mapping.
Color Warper 101 Part 2: Managing Points & Pins + Chroma-Luma Panel
In part 2 of his series, Peder Morgenthaler dives deeper into the controls in DaVinci Resolve's Color Warper.
Review - Controlling The HDR Palette With The Resolve Mini Panel
How does the DaVinci Resolve Mini control surface manage to control 7+ color wheels in the HDR Palette, with only 3 physical trackballs?
Look Development Part 2: Dialing In The Contrast Curve
In Part 2 of his series, Cullen Kelly takes a look at dialing in the contrast curve for a look with the new HDR Zone tool in Davinci Resolve 17.
Resolve 17 Color Management Tips and Pat's Fixed Node Tree
Learn how to set up Resolve Color Management for success. You'll also see a colorist's node tree, designed for RCM & the HDR Palette.
Color Warper 101 Part 1: Concepts and Interface Fundamentals
The new Color Warper in DaVinci Resolve 17 is very powerful, very accurate, but a bit complicated. In Part 1, learn this tool's fundamentals.
Custom ACES Part 4: Updating For Resolve 17
Watch colorist Joey D'Anna update his custom ACES workflow to better use the new HDR tool in Resolve 17, and use DaVinci Wide Gamut colorspace
HDR Palette 101 - Resolve Color Management 2.0 + Contrast Controls
In Part 3 of this series, learn how the color grading controls work differently with RCM 2 enabled. Plus, contrast control in the HDR Palette.
HDR Palette - Using Multiple Zones, Contrast, Presets, Global Control
In Part 2 of this series, we dig deeper into the HDR Palette and continue exploring its differences from the traditional Primaries Palette.
How Do Zones Work in Resolve 17's New HDR Palette?
The HDR Palette represents a major advance in Resolve 17's color grading toolset. Learn about it's core concept, Zones, and how they work.
How to use the Offset Control in DaVinci Resolve
The Offset Control in video color correction looks quite rudimentary. Learn how to use it powerfully and to great effect.
Offset Controls - Introduction To Offsets
Dan takes a look at the offset controls. The oldest and most overlooked primary controls in Resolve. Great for shot balancing.