Monster Guide: HDR10 in Resolve Studio 17 (Part IV)

Part I: Project settings Part II: Color correction Part III: HDR Palette, project render settings Part IV: HDR to SDR Conversion LUT for YouTube Part V: RAW Part VI: The Grade Part VII: Addendum Part VIII: The State of HDR Film Emulation LUTs & Plugins Part IX: Why HDR Production Monitors Matter YouTube’s own HDR to SDR conversion is seldom satisfactory, which… Read More

Ditching the Video Look

Stuff we’re doing differently now from the past: during shooting, avoiding yellow in false color entirely except for specular highlights (aside from the infrequent occasions when we want to purposely blow out highlights); in post, being meticulous about adjusting white balance prior to color correction, even if it’s just a few degrees; adjusting yellow, blue,… Read More

Monster Guide: HDR10 in Resolve Studio 17 (Part VI)

Part I: Project settings Part II: Color correction Part III: HDR Palette, project render settings Part IV: HDR to SDR Conversion LUT for YouTube Part V: RAW Part VI: The Grade Part VII: Addendum Part VIII: The State of HDR Film Emulation LUTs & Plugins Part IX: Why HDR Production Monitors Matter Stuff we’re doing differently now from in the past: During shooting,… Read More

Grading Tools: Final Cut Pro vs. DaVinci Resolve

In his video Color Grading vs. Color Correction, Cullen Kelly’s articulation of the difference between Log and gamma sounds uncannily similar to our experience grading HDR footage in Final Cut Pro vs. DaVinci Resolve. “Images can be encoded in a Log or a gamma state. Gamma encoding was devised for preparing an image for viewing… Read More

DaVinci Resolve Studio 17 HDR Grading Breakdown