November 17, 2015 by Amy Kolodziej Choosing a metering mode can be as important as choosing an ISO or aperture when you need to nail your exposure. Metering affects how your camera processes the scene, thus giving you a reading on your exposure in camera. I know that with the ability to “chimp”, or stop […]Read more "Metering modes explained and how to know which one to use"
June 17, 2015 By Tristan Kneschke, PremiumBeat Talking head interviews are a great place to sharpen color grading skills. Let’s take a look at some ways we can push and improve upon this common setup in DaVinci Resolve. Any working colorist will likely encounter their fair share of talking head interviews. It’s a great idea […]Read more "‘Tips for Coloring Talking Head Interviews in DaVinci Resolve’ by Tristan Kneschke"
December 16, 2014 by Lucas Maciel, Pond5 Want to learn how to shoot some amazing star time-lapses? Then follow us to Red Rock Canyon State Park in California, where we learned how it’s done from three Pond5 artists (NaoTharp, LoveMushroom and MountAiryFilms) who are working on their documentary “California Timelapse”. Get your gears ready: it’s time to warp to the […]Read more "How to Shoot Star Time-Lapses"
November 29, 2013 by Denver Riddle, Color Grading Central Denver Riddle is a right brain person. so he loves creativity, loves challenging himself with analytical problems and that’s probably why he loves color grading becasue it strikes a blance between technology and creativity. He’s a working colorist and we hope that you will gain valuable […]Read more "Color Grading (Tuts) in Final Cut Pro X, Da Vinci Resolve and Black Magic"
February 20, 2013 By Preston Kanak Shooting a timelapse is not a science. However, there are a few things you can do to improve your chances. One of the challenges you need to overcome when shooting is determining the ideal setting for your camera. In this post, I will walk you through a few of […]Read more "A Few Things to Consider When Shooting a Timelapse"
January 30, 2013 By Adam Wilt (Thanks to David Wardrick for posting!) SEE the light: Cine Meter gives you an RGB waveform monitor and a false-color picture in addition to a cine-style light meter, using the camera in your iPhone / iPod / iPad. • The light meter shows you your stop as a decimal value […]Read more "Cine Meter: Time to throw away the light meter?"
October 10, 2011 By MacPhun LLC Description Selective Colors rock! Color Splash Studio is the most powerful, comprehensive & intuitive application to make outstanding pictures with selective colors! ★★★★★TOP PHOTO APP in most App Stores around the Globe. Exceptional features: – High-end algorithm for breathtaking image processing – Monochrome layers include grayscale and […]Read more "Get A Little Splash of Color for Under $2"
May 16, 2011 by VideoMaker Working with lights requires a knowledge of lighting lingo. Even if you know how to use lighting equipment, referring to your gear as “that doo-hickey” and “the one thing with that knobby-thing on it” will make you lose credibility with your clients and your production team. Knowing the proper terms […]Read more "Alittle About Lighting: Terms"