A quick tip on how to use your waveform and the RGB parade to match the color of your video to a photograph.Read more "Color Grading Video to Match a Photo"
Why color grading is an important skill for all you small or 1-man crews.Read more "Why The 1-Man Crew Needs Color Grading Skills"
A review of Nattress’s “Levels and Curves” plugin, with a mini-lesson on color grading.Read more "Levels and Curves and Color Correction Oh My!"
Playing around with color channels will allow you to create very different black and white looks. Here’s how.Read more "Black and White isn’t so “Black and White”"
This week I interview one of the most stylistic filmmakers on the DSLR scene today. You don’t want to miss this one!Read more "Salomon Ligthelm on Crossing the 180 #96"
This week on the show we have my first, full-time professional colorist. Jam-packed with great info about the biz.Read more "Colorist Alexis Van Hurkman (X180-087)"
From camera formats, to codecs, to color grading and more. Valuable lessons I learned making this short film doc.Read more "3 Post Production Lessons from the Creative Mornings Doc (Part 3 of 3)"
A break down of what went into the making of my comedy short film “Lawn.” I cover lighting, shot list, color grading and more.Read more "My Purpose and Process for Personal Work"
Every now and then I like to bring to light fellow filmmakers (or photographers) who are doing work that stands to be recognized. One such person is Casey Warren of Mind Castle Studios in the Seattle, WA area. Not that Casey needs me to highlight him. He’s already a well established event cinematographer who’s already […]Read more "Casey Warren is Coo-Coo for Color Grading"
A common saying among photographers is “getting it right in camera.” That is to say, make the shot you get when you snap the shutter as good as possible: exposure, color, framing, etc, so it reduces the amount of work you have to do in post production (i.e. Photoshop). Ironically enough, when it comes to […]Read more "Getting It WRONG In Camera – Color Grading"