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Office Hours Live: NAB 2024 Recap and Resolve 19 Public Beta

We discuss insights from NAB2024 & the Resolve 19 Beta. Join Daria Fissoun & guests as they delve into Blackmagic's latest tools & hardware.

Color Management With Log, The Elusive "Filmic" Look, & Clients

Mixing Light's panel of Colorists answers questions on color management with log footage, the "filmic" look, and choosing your clients.

Fusion Tools for Colorists - Getting Comfortable Grading in Fusion

Learn to use the color-grading tools in Fusion, from Curves to Printer Lights while displaying multiple scopes with the viewer's A/B buffers.

Fusion Monitoring Part 3: Accurately Viewing On External Displays

How do you *accurately* monitor a color-managed image from Fusion on your external monitor? Colorist Daria Fissoun teaches the workflow.

Tips For Avoiding (and Solving) Gamma Shifts On MacOS Renders

Avoid the Mac Gamma Shift problem on your exports with this step-by-step guide to consistent color management in DaVinci Resolve on a Mac.

How to Export the Highest Quality YouTube Videos

Learn how to set up DaVinci Resolve's color management when delivering to YouTube and modify the default preset for better quality.

Fusion Monitoring: Accurately Monitoring DaVinci Wide Gamut

Does saturation on Resolve's Fusion look wrong when working color-managed? Colorist Daria Fissoun breaks it down and offers three fixes.

Office Hours LIVE! Color pipelines, Gamma & Remote Live-Review

Our Contributors answer tough member questions on color management issues, mastering gamma, and affordable remote live review solutions.

Office Hours LIVE! Color Management, HDR, & Cinema Grading

Four Mixing Light Contributors help one of our members solidify their color management settings & workflows for HDR and cinema color grading.

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.

Learn How To Build Your Custom Film Print ODT

Cullen Kelly shows you how to build a custom transform by combining a film print LUT with basic color science - to add style to images.

Comparing ARRI’s LogC4 LUTs To Resolve Color Management

Learn to customize the built-in color management workflow of Resolve with quality external LUTs. This series begins with ARRI's LogC4 LUT.

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.

Colourlab Ai - Working In A Color Managed Workflow

In Part 3 of this series, Jason Bowdach demonstrates how to use Colourlab Ai in a color-managed workflow in Resolve and shows new features.

Office Hours LIVE! - ACES Color Management Using Nodes (in Resolve)

Join colorist Joey D'Anna as he answers node-based color management strategies for ACES and RCM workflows (including groups and shared nodes).

Office Hours Live Stream - Color Management (and much more)

This is our first Office Hours Livestream. Four Mixing Light Contributors take and answer questions from members in a livestream.

Can You Use Project-Level Color Management With 'Flat File' Workflows?

Learn how to tag a single clip with multiple 'input color spaces' in DaVinci Resolve when executing a 'flat file'/preconformed workflow.

Color Management The 'Right' Way?

In this episode, we discuss if project-wide or more custom approaches to color management are the 'right' way to do things.

Mailbag LIVE! About That ACES Workflow??

Today's Agenda: Is it just me or does the ACES color management system feel like it's limiting my creative choices?

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.

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

Look Development: Part 1

Learn how to establish good color management and clear definitions for your look development workflow.

A Mixing Light Special Report: Resolve 17 Announcement

Blackmagic Design just announced Resolve 17. We jump on a call to discuss the release, its timing, new features, and our initial thoughts.

Resolve 17: First Impressions And Favorite Features

Resolve 17 Public Beta is here and it is a huge release! Colorist Joey D'Anna points you to his favorite new features, updates, improvements.

Custom ACES Part 1: Building An ACES Workflow In A Resolve Node Tree

Learn how to leverage a powerful ACES workflow without any limitations, by customizing it a DaVinci Resolve node tree.

Integrating Resolve's 'CST' Plugin with Fixed Node Trees

Learn how a pro colorist is integrating the Resolve 'color space transform' plugin into his fixed node tree to get better results, faster.

Revisiting RCM, ACES & CST Workflow

In this installment of From The Mailbag, a member's question about using the CST OFX within a color-managed project got us into revisiting these workflows

CDLs in Action and Roundtripping Through DaVinci Resolve

Learn how to create, export, and import ASC-CDL compliant color grades using DaVinci Resolve. Plus tips and tricks with CDL data.

Troubleshooting 101 - Resolve Color Management

Troubleshoot an interesting problem for a more in-depth understanding how Resolve Color Management (RCM) works.

Color Grading HDR For The First Time - In A Live Competition!

Dan & Robbie describe watching colorists grade HDR for the first time, while competing! Plus, Mixing Light's partnership in China.

Should I Standardize Every Project Using A Color Management System?

We discuss if professional colorists should be standardizing every project around color management systems like RCM & ACES?

10 Things I've Learned (So Far) About HDR Grading

In this Insight, Robbie explores 10 things he's learned in 3 years of grading HDR and how his recent experiences have informed his view on HDR.

The 3000 NIT FSI XM310K: Talking HDR With Bram Desmet

Flanders Scientific is shipping it's highly anticipated XM310K - a 31 inch DCI 4k 3000 NIT HDR mastering monitor with 12G connectivity. I talk to FSI CEO Bram Desmet about HDR & the XM310K.

Colorist Podcast EP 021:Shane Mario Ruggieri

In this episode, Josh talks to Shane Mario Ruggieri, C.S.I. from Dolby. Learn about HDR from the colorists perspective, Dolby Vision, HDR 10, grading HDR and SDR and more! If you're interested in HDR this episode is a must listen!

Talking About and Understanding Dolby Vision Color Grading

Building on Robbie's recent articles, Pat and Dan ask questions about workflow and Robbie's recent trip to Dolby in Burbank, CA.

Getting To Know Dolby Vision Part 2: Delivering To non-HDR Televisions

In part 2 of our Dolby Vision series you learn more about suite setup. Then you dive into using the Dolby Vision trim controls (in DaVinci Resolve) for Standard Dynamic Range TVs. Plus, Dolby Vision 'mezzanine' file creation.

Getting To Know Dolby Vision Part 1: Terminology, Gear, and Workflow

In part 1 of our series on getting to know Dolby Vision HDR workflow & color correction, you learn the essentials of setting up a professional Dolby Vision mastering suite.

Colorist Podcast Episode 16: Alexis Van Hurkman Part 2

In this episode, Josh continues his conversation with director, author and colorist Alexis Van Hurkman. they talk HDR, ACES and more!

Choosing Between ACES Or RCM? Plus, Control Surface Sensitivity.

The Team fields a member question about how we set up the sensitivity of our colorist control surfaces? How do we decide?

Is Your ARRI Alexa Mini Color Pipeline Properly Set in ACES?

The ARRI Alexa Mini is a great camera - and it color corrects beautifully in ACES. Learn how to confirm your color pipeline (in DaVinci Resolve).

Getting To Know The EasyDCP Resolve Plugin: Streamlined DCP Creation

Want to make a DCP directly from Resolve? In this Insight, Robbie explores the essentials of using the EasyDCP Resolve plugin.

Resolve 12.5 - Robbie's Top Features

Another April, another version of DaVinci Resolve! In this Insight, Robbie shares his top new features of this exciting release.

Resolve Color Management & Raw

Resolve Color Management (RCM) is powerful workflow tool but using it with Raw footage can be slightly confusing. Learn more in this Insight

Resolve 12 First look: Resolve Color Management

Check out this Insight to learn more about the essential of the new Resolve Color Management (RCM) features of DaVinci Resolve 12

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