I was really excited to learn that Apple had finally enabled white balance and ISO adjustments to ProRes RAW in Final Cut Pro and was looking forward to trying it out when my a7s III arrives in a few weeks, but Jordan Drake just brought to our attention that ProRes RAW WB and/or ISO adjustments… Read More
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
I have confirmed that HDR PQ does indeed work with the Asus PA32UCX, UltraStudio 4K Mini and Final Cut Pro. Meanwhile, still shooting Sony 8-bit HLG!
In the second part of this tutorial, we color correct a shot taken with a daylight balanced LED light. The image is already looking pretty good straight out of the camera, and the differences might be too subtle to see given that the images uploaded to WordPress are small and much darker than the originals.… Read More
A new feature in the effects pane allows you to turn your live action video into animation at the click of a mouse. It’s pretty cool!
This workflow is based on Denver Riddle’s Final Cut Pro X Color Grading Tutorial Crash Course for 10.4.
Once you’ve set up your project in Final Cut Pro and installed Blackmagic Desktop Video on your computer, you’re just about ready to grade HDR video using the Ninja Inferno as an external monitor. You’ll probably want to edit your project in 1080p and export in 4K. Note: This section is a work in progress! I’m getting… Read More
So basically, if you’ve got a camera that shoots RAW or LOG, for around the cost of the GH5s, you can get yourself a Ninja Flame or Inferno, a BMD UltraStudio Mini Monitor and the best 55″ OLED TV on the market and begin creating and enjoying HDR videos that blow the socks off anything available today. What… Read More
There are now one or two excellent online tutorials for grading in HDR for delivery to YouTube, however (1) they restrict the discussion to V-Log L; (2) the workflows are either in DaVinci Resolve or NLEs other than FCPX; (3) they require the use of expensive external monitors and (4) they’re overly long and complicated,… Read More