We’ve been asked why we don’t grade videos in P3-D65 instead of Rec.2020. After all, that’s what the big production houses do. So out of curiosity, we went ahead and shot some ProRes RAW HQ, transcoded it to ProRes 4444 and imported it into DaVinci Resolve. We bet you’re wondering how it turned out! Allow… Read More
Of the hundreds of videos on YouTube promising to demonstrate the spectacular new features in DaVinci Resolve 17, nearly all are in low dynamic range. It’s our belief that those who’ve only watched the LDR tutorials are really being deprived of understanding just how powerful new tools like the Color Warper and HDR Color Palette… Read More
Part I: Project Settings Part II: Color correction Part III: HDR Palette, project render settings Part IV: Addendum From time to time, we’ll provide further clarification about the Resolve Studio 17 HDR workflow and updates in this space. X-Rite ColorChecker Passport Video We’ve found that no matter the shooting conditions – whether using daylight-balanced LED lights on… Read More
Part I: Project settings Part II: Color correction Part III: HDR Palette, project render settings Part IV: Addendum Of the 300-odd new items introduced with the release of DaVinci Resolve 17, perhaps the single most groundbreaking feature is the HDR palette – so much so that we thought it worthwhile to devote a separate section… Read More
Part I: Project settings Part II: Color correction Part III: HDR Palette, project render settings Part IV: Addendum In Part I of our HDR 10 workflow, we covered project settings. In Part II, we go over color correction using the X-Rite ColorChecker Passport Video – the fastest, most reliable, most consistent method I know of… Read More
Part I: Project settings Part II: Color correction Part III: HDR Palette, project render settings Part IV: Addendum Since publishing our exhaustive workflow for HDR 10 in Final Cut Pro, we’ve been inundated with requests to do the same for DaVinci Resolve – and with the introduction of customizable HDR color wheels that allow extremely… Read More
For a limited time, purchasers of DaVinci Resolve Studio 17 will receive a free DaVinci Resolve Speed Editor (value $295.00), reason enough to upgrade for many. For me though, it’s all about the new HDR grading tools. When working in Final Cut, I make my basic adjustments (till now I haven’t done any proper grading!)… Read More
Shot with the Sony a7 III and S-log2.
I got this tip from watching Learn Color Grading.
With the release of Paul Leeming’s ‘Athena’ LUT, Sony Alpha cameras now have dazzling color. The video was shot with the a7 III, Sony 85mm f/1.8, Cine2 picture profile and edited in DaVinci Resolve using an LG OLED as a grading monitor.