https://youtu.be/be8DDa-1aq8 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.
7 Tips to Better Sony HLG HDR Footage
https://youtu.be/fiNxXXDKoCk Custom white balance using the X-Rite color checker. This will give you consistent results. Unfortunately, Sony makes doing custom white balance much more tedious than it needs to be.ND Filters. In broad daylight, exposures can be in the thousandths of a second at f/9 or f/10. This might be fine for architectural or landscape... Continue Reading →
ETTR and Color Correction Using the X-Rite Colorchecker & Leeming LUT Pro
Achieve Perfect Color and Skin Tones in FCP X, Part I
In a previous post, we looked at how to expose for skin tones, and now we deal with how to turn those properly exposed clips into beautiful looking footage through color correction. This is an abbreviated version of Caleb Pike's wonderful tutorial on YouTube in which he explains how to get perfect color every time... Continue Reading →
Loving X-Rite ColorChecker and Color Finale!
Go from this to this in just a couple clicks of the mouse. Practically every single serious filmmaking site scoffs at AWB and strongly encourages manually white balancing. But it takes me as long as a minute to manually white balance a shot, and even then, after all my efforts, my colors are still off. I'm wondering... Continue Reading →
On a side note, there's a crapload of misinformation out there about Cinelike D, and from poring over the forums the past several years, it appears that Lumix users mostly choose to go with either Natural or Standard photo styles, or Vlog if they've got the GH4 or GH5. I myself had avoided Cinelike D because... Continue Reading →