RED Komodo Grade Reveal

The clip incorporates many of the techniques discussed in our Monster guide - the most comprehensive and up-to-date free resource on the Internet for HDR10 workflows in DaVinci Resolve Studio 18 that shows how to use false color to nail exposure every time; how to use HSL to selectively target problematic areas for the best... Continue Reading →

Walter Volpatto Talks Node Structure

Walter Volpatto, Senior Colorist, Company 3 (Interstellar, Homecoming, Dunkirk), drops so much wisdom in this one hour, 45 min video! There isn't a dull moment, but perhaps the most interesting segment begins at one hour, 27 minutes where the colorist describes how he had to make the digital image match the film print of Dunkirk... Continue Reading →

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,... Continue Reading →

Switching to Resolve!

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.... Continue Reading →

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