So Long, Washed-Out YouTube Videos! (DaVinci Resolve)

If you’re still trying to grade using your Mac’s display, then this article isn’t for you. This is strictly for those using DaVinci Resolve on a Mac and grading rec. 709 footage at 2.4 gamma using a calibrated external display for delivery to YouTube. We aren’t interested in emulating Final Cut Pro’s 1.96 gamma with… Read More

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.… Read More

Washed-Out YouTube Videos?

Perhaps you’ve noticed that your videos on YouTube are a pale version of what you saw on your camcorder’s LCD screen. Whether you’re exporting your movies to QuickTime first or uploading directly from iMovie, the colors appear less saturated, blacks a dark gray. Below is a comparison between the original .MTS file and the same… Read More