At the beginning of this year, I wrote about a laptop I purchased and then modified for editing 4K video. Since I am on the road a lot, having a portable machine is a must. However, the time had also come to get a new desktop editing machine. I recently purchased the BlackMagic Ursa Mini 4.6K EF camera and wanted an editing workstation that would allow me to work smoothly with the camera’s 4.6K CinemaDNG RAW files Continue reading Building 4K RAW video editing machine for $2K
Often I get asked how I get my videos to look less like video and more like film. Continue reading How to get that “Film Look” Fast and Free!
LUTs, i.e. look-up tables, can be great tools in color correction. Here is a tutorial where I talk about how to use them in various editing programs. Continue reading Using LUTs in Adobe Premiere, Davinci Resolve & Final Cut Pro
One of the most frequent questions I get asked is “How do I get that film look?” Today I will show you how I turn ordinary-looking video into a cinematic image that just simply looks good. Continue reading Color Grading with Magic Bullet Suite 12
Often, I get asked what presets I use to give my films their final look. I always answer “I don’t use presets. I adjust the colors of each shot individually by hand”. Continue reading Color Correction For War Film Look