First, it was QuickTime. Then, bye bye Final Cut Pro. Now, it’s time to say good riddance to Safari. YouTube videos just look that much better in Chrome. What’s next – getting a PC? hehe [Update 25.6.2020] I just learned that iOS 14 will support YouTube’s VP9 codec. All I can say is, it’s about… Read More
Here are three tips for setting up Preferences for those just starting out with DaVinci Resolve.
Once you’ve added your LUT folders in Resolve, applying LUTs to your clips couldn’t be any easier.
If the audio sounds a little better in this tutorial, it’s thanks to Serge M’s wonderful guide to using the Audio Compressor effect in Final Cut Pro.
After months of agonizing, I finally broke down and hired a professional calibration technician to adjust my LG OLED C7, calling the very first name that popped up in a Google search for Ho Chi Minh City. The price was steep – $300.00 – but the quest for perfect color has become a crazy obsession.… Read More
Here are a few screen grabs from a recent project, shot with the Sony a7 III, FE 85mm f/1.8, Cine2 and graded with Leeming LUT Pro and RocketStock LUTs.
To view the video without YouTube’s awful compression artifacts, download the original file here.
All shot with the Sony a7 III and 85mm f/1.8, ISO 100, sharpening at -7. I was working in ultra-harsh lighting from around 9:00 – 10:30AM, no reflector. Since I’m having serious banding issues because of YouTube compression, it’s going to be a while before I sort it out and upload. This also happens to… Read More
Whether editing in Final Cut Pro or viewing clips in QuickTime, my videos appear washed out and greenish-tinged, whereas watching with VLC player, they look pretty much like what I’m seeing when using my LG OLED television as a grading monitor. It should be noted I’m looking at the screenshots full size in a completely… Read More