Freelance Editing Tips: Setting Up Premiere Pro from Scratch
As a freelance editor, what are the first few settings you need to optimize when working on a client's computer - so you can work 'at speed'?
How To Professionally Work Between Multiple Editing Platforms
Special Guests Scott Simmons and Jonny Elwyn join Joey D'Anna and Patrick Inhofer to discuss moving between NLEs as a professional editor.
Remote Media Sharing & Collaboration - Featuring Hedge's Postlab
Mixing Light Contributors talk with Hedge.video's Isaac Terronez about affordable remote collaboration using Postlab and Postlab Drive.
Building A Custom Color Grading Toolkit in Premiere Pro
Learn how to massively expand the functionality of Premiere's Lumetri panel by custom-mapping multiple disparate controls with an external control surface.
Take A Deep Dive Into Premiere's New Production Workflow
Premiere Pro's new Productions workflow is a massive boost to Premiere's capabilities and reliability. Forged by Hollywood, see how it works.
How Lumetri Differs From Resolve - And Why That Is A Good Thing
Learn how to use the flexibility of Adobe Premiere to overcome the limitations of its native color correction toolset using control surfaces.
How to Set Up Premiere Pro for Quick Color Grading Sessions
Learn how to set up your physical workspace for quick color grading in Adobe Premiere Pro. Plus, optimizing the software for your workspace.
Accurate Monitoring in Premiere - HDR and Apple displayP3 Colorspace
Learn how to set up Adobe Premiere Pro for HDR workflows and to make Apple Retina's displayP3 monitors 'accurate' for web-based deliverables.
How Do You Finish at the Highest Possible Quality in Premiere Pro CC?
Premiere Pro has strict, but hidden, color management. Learn how to setup the software and hardware for proper color management & finishing.
What Project Type Should I Use to Edit and Color Correct in Premiere Pro?
Did you know Premiere Pro CC 2019 has three project types? Standard, Shared, and Team. How do you choose & what are their differences?
How To Avoid Two Gotchas In The Lumetri Workflow
Learn how to avoid two problems when color correcting using Premerie Pro's Lumetri workflow. It's all about recovering clipped detail.
Premiere Pro CC 2019 - An Overview of The New Lumetri Interface
Lumetri color correction in Premiere Pro 2019 has changed dramatically: What is new? Is it improved? And how useful is it?
Revisiting the Versatile RGB Mixer (in DaVinci Resolve)
Mixing the R, G, and B colour channels is a versatile color grading technique. Using Resolve's RGB Mixer, learn its simplicity - and power.
Adapting Photoshop's 'Channel Masks' to DaVinci Resolve, Part 2
Are you trying to do Photoshop's Channel or Luminosity Mask techniques in DaVinci Resolve? Learn how, by simplifying the workflow.
Permanently Adding LUTs To The Lumetri Color Panel: 2018 Update
Learn the new and officially sanctioned method for permanently adding LUTs to the Lumetri color panel in Premiere Pro CC 2018 and later.
Testing The New 'Video Limiter Effect' In Premiere Pro CC 2018
Adobe re-built their Video Limiter Effect in Creative Cloud 2018. Can you trust the new effect to remove gamut excursion errors that will fail you in QC? This video Insight answers that question.
CalMAN Part 10: Using Calibration Test Patterns In Your NLE
If you want to calibrate your reference display through your main non-linear editing software then you want to use calibration test patterns playing through a timeline. Learn how to be sure you don't have Data- and Video- level mismatches.
When do you reach for Temp or Tint controls to White Balance shots?
White balancing is a basic color correction task. And Temp or Tint controls are often a time-saving shortcut. But they don't always work. Learn why?
How do you choose Gamma 2.2 vs Gamma 2.4 when color correcting?
When you start delving into the finer points of color correction you'll eventually learn about Gamma 2.2 vs Gamma 2.4. Learn how to choose between them.
DaVinci Resolve 14: The Mythical Collaborative Workflow Has Arrived
Like flying cars, the 'Studio' concept of post-production was promised for generations. At NAB 2017 we have the first actual implementation in Resolve 14.
DIT Essentials: Metadata, Transcoding & Verifying Your Camera Files
Get a tour of essential software a DIT uses on-set to execute the important tasks of handling (and handing-off) metadata, playback of clips and transcoding.
Building a PC Optimized for Premiere Pro and DaVinci Resolve
In Part 2, Eric Bowden of ADK Video highlights the importance of optimizing PC hardware to your specific workflows, codecs and software.
From Mac to PC - What Post Pros Need To Know Building A Custom PC
Are you a Mac-based Post-Production professional moving to the PC platform? Eric Bowden, custom PC builder, talks about the differences.
How to Handle Scaling in XML Workflows for Premiere Pro CC
Learn what settings to use in Premiere Pro CC when Scaling in XML workflows. And the settings to use for importing into DaVinci Resolve.
Understanding the Premiere to DaVinci Resolve Image Sizing Handoff
If you have problems exporting XMLs with image sizing from Premiere to DaVinci Resolve, this video explores the settings you need to know.
Why You Need to Master the 'Frame Size' Option in Premiere Pro CC
If you send your timelines from Premiere Pro CC to DaVinci Resolve then you know resizes often fail. Your 'Frame Size' selection is the key.
From Client Hard Drive to XML Export: Prepping a Timeline
If you need to move a timeline from Premiere Pro or Final Cut Pro for color grading or finishing then learn how to prep it for an XML Export.
What is the Golden Rule of Conforming Timelines?
If you move your timeline from one bit of post-production software to another then you need to know the 'Golden Rule of Conforming'.
Hands On the Tangent Ripple Colorist Control Surface and Tangent HUD
A hands-on overview of the most affordable color correction control surface on the market today—the Tangent Ripple.
How to Optimize Tangent Control Surfaces for Premiere Pro CC
Learn how to optimize Tangent Control Surfaces for Premiere Pro with the Tangent Mapper—and massively speed up using Lumetri color effect.
Hands On the Tangent Element and Premiere Pro CC 2015.3
The first Creative Cloud update in 2016 has given us integration between the Tangent Element and Premiere Pro. This video shows it in action.
Premiere Pro CC 2015.3, Part 1: New Updates to Existing Features
Get a look at the new features in Premiere Pro CC 2015.3 for existing color correction tools, including the Lumetri Effect.
Premiere Pro Color Grading - Working with Vignettes to Control the Eye
Step 3 in our 'Premiere Pro Color Correction Protocol' is to control the viewer's eye. Learn how—by working with vignettes and custom masks.
Shot Matching in Premiere Pro—The Color Correction Protocol
Shot matching in Premiere Pro CC is the second step in The Color Correction Protocol. Learn how to stack filters and get the job done!
The Premiere Pro Color Correction Protocol—Contrast
Learn how to use Premiere Pro Color Correction filters in a logical and organized method for any sized project. We start with contrast.
Working with Camera RAW in Premiere Pro - Part 2
Working with LUTs and Camera Raw in Premiere Pro can be tricky. In this video, learn one workflow that makes it a bit easier.
Working with LUTs in Premiere Pro - Part 1
Learn how to color correct with LUTs in Premiere Pro and the Lumetri Panel. Especially if your color correcting with RAW-, Log- or flat- recorded images.
HDR Essentials - Getting Setup In Premire Pro
HDR video is coming, and coming fast. In this Insight, learn how to get setup and work with HDR video in Premiere Pro's Lumetri Color Panel.
Building IR LUT Variations In Photoshop
In this Insight learn how to build Infrared type looks in Photoshop & export them for use video grading tools like DaVinci Resolve.
Exploring the Lumetri Color Tools (Part 2)
Understand how the Lumetri Color Tools work in the latest version of Premiere Pro CC. Plus learn about a potential flaw in these tools.
How to use the Lumetri Color Panel: Part 1
The Lumetri Color Panel is a huge technical and workflow boost in Premiere Pro CC 2015. Learn why, and how to use the Lumetri Color Panel.
Neat Video 4 - Revisiting The Popular Noise Reduction Plugin
Neat Video is a popular noise reduction plugin for a variety of platforms. In this Insight Robbie explores the plugin now in version 4.
Broken Color Correction Filters in Premiere Pro CC
Do you think it's hard to color correct in Premiere Pro? Learn how broken color correction filters make the task harder than it needs to be.
Color Correcting in Premiere Pro: Why So Hard?
Why is color correcting in Premiere Pro so hard? This article explores Premiere's 'legacy' color correction filters and finds the answers.
Create Custom Workspaces in PremierePro for Color Grading
Learn how to create custom workspaces for speeding up your color correcting in Premiere Pro CC.
Optimize Sequence Settings in Premiere for Color Grading
Learn how to optimize sequence settings in Premiere Pro CC 2015 to enable 10-bit rendering for color correction and effects processing.
Permanently Adding LUTs To The Lumetri Color Panel
Using LUTs with the Lumetri Color Panel can be tedious.In this Insight learn how to add LUTs permanently to the panel for quick access
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.
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
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
Project Candy: Color References Reimagined
In this Insight, Robbie gives an overview of Project Candy from Adobe & how it has the potential to inspire and help with color references.
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.
Exporting LAB LUTs from Photoshop: Does it work?
Can you make extreme color corrections in LAB color space and export those LAB LUTs from Photoshop and have them work in Davinci Resolve?
Creating LUTs From Adobe Photoshop
You've been able to apply lookup tables in Adobe Photoshop for a while, but a new feature gives the ability to export LUTs. Learn how!
Adding Some Clarity: 3 Different Methods
The clarity slider in some Adobe apps is a popular way to add a little pop or punch to a shot. Learn 3 methods for emulating this control.
LAB Color Correction Foundations - Photoshop
Learning how to color correct in LAB color space with DaVinci Resolve is easier if we start with how the Photoshop experts are doing it.
SpeedGrade CC 2014.1 - New Tools & Improved Workflows
SpeedGrade CC 2014.1 offers an updated Interface, New Features and some new tools. Check out this Insight To Learn More
Grading Master Clips in Adobe SpeedGrade & Premiere Pro
Learn how to leverage grading a master clip in SpeedGrade & Premiere Pro. By using master clips you can speed up your grading dramatically.
The Tangent Element In SpeedGrade & Good Skin Tone
In this episode of From The Mailbag, we discuss using the Tangent Element In Adobe SpeedGrade & what goes into getting good skin tone.
Using Adobe Media Encoder for Dailies & Screeners
In this Insight, learn how to apply Looks/LUTs & burn-in metadata for dailies & screener workflows using Adobe Media Encoder.
Using Annotations In SpeedGrade CC
Annotations in Adobe SpeedGrade are a powerful way to make notes directly on footage while you're grading. Learn how Annotations work.
Legalizing Video Levels in Premiere Pro CC
If you're wondering how to legalize video levels in Premiere Pro CC, this article is for you. Part of a series on legalizing video levels.
Legalizing Video in SpeedGrade CC Part 1
If you're wondering how to legalize video in Speedgrade CC, this video will show you.
Using the Tangent Element with SpeedGrade CC
Why do professional video colorists love controls surfaces? Watch the Tangent Element with SpeedGrade CC highlighting a few advantages.
Digging Deep With SpeedGrade's Color Wheels: Localized Contrast
The SpeedGrade color wheels seem basic. This is a deep look at its unique color correction toolset to see its real power, using RED footage.
How To Use The Premiere Pro Title Tool To Color Correct with Shapes
Using shapes to isolate areas of your image for color correction is a key color correction skill. Learn how to do this using the Premiere Pro Title Tool!
How to Use the Tonal Range Sliders in SpeedGrade CC
SpeedGrade CC is one of the few color correction apps that lets you fully modify how the Lift / Gamma / Gains overlap. Learn how simple it is to adjust.
What Are the Limitations of LUTs When Color Correcting in 32-bit Float?
When using Look-Up Tables you've got be careful with LUTs and 32-bit Float... otherwise you may end up clipping out valuable image detail. Learn why.
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.
How to Move Your Look from Lightroom into DaVinci Resolve
Would you like to take a color correction you created in Lightroom and apply it to video in DaVinci Resolve? Here's one way to do it.