Comprehensive Workflow: Sony a7s III S-Log3 HDR 10 in DaVinci Resolve Studio 17 (Part I)

Part I: Project settings Part II: Color correction Part III: HDR Grading Palette, project render settings Since publishing my exhaustive workflow for HDR 10 in Final Cut Pro, I’ve been inundated with requests to do the same for DaVinci Resolve – and with the introduction of customizable HDR color wheels that allow extremely precise exposure… Read More

iPhone 12 Pro as a Consumer Reference Display (cont’d)

A few years back, when a younger, more handsome Vincent Theo of HDTVTest declared in his review of the Sony BVM-X300 reference monitor, “When I say that something is reference, it means that you know this accurately reflects the director’s and producer’s intention because this is in fact the monitor that is used in post-production… Read More

Color Correction Workflow in FCP: Get Spectacular HDR10 Colors From Your Sony a7s III!

In the comments section of my YouTube channel, I’ve gotten numerous requests for an HDR color correction workflow. The problem with trying to do a tutorial on YouTube is that QuickTime screen recorder only captures in SDR, resulting in a dark image and wacky colors, so for now, screen captures are the way to go.… Read More

Sony 135mm GM Sample Footage

There’s not really much I can add to what’s already been said about the 135 GM, a spectacular instrument that we nevertheless seldom see being employed by filmmakers. I’ll confess it was a challenge trying to navigate the narrow passageways of 14 Ton That Dam in district 1 and shooting in seriously cramped quarters with… Read More