A common headache in video production is matching footage from multiple cameras. If you are prepared, though, this can be an easy process. Continue reading Matching Different Cameras
Getting the exposure and colours right (and the focus!) are the basics of video and filmmaking, but we don’t always get them correct. There are a lot of things happening on the day of a shoot, and it’s easy to overlook these simple things. The best thing is to develop a good routine to go through as you set up your shot. There are also some tools out there that make this process easier. Continue reading Getting the perfect exposure and colors every time
Continuing with the series covering equipment that help you color grade, today we’re talking about tools specifically designed to calibrate colors of computer monitors. Here we review two top-sellers from X-Rite and Datacolor. Continue reading Best tools for calibrating the colors of your monitor
Professional colorists wouldn’t be nearly as effective if they had to rely on a keyboard and mouse. Instead, they use specifically designed panels. Here is a review of an entry-level panel for color grading from BlackMagic Design. Continue reading Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve Micro Panel
Color grading is challenging enough, but it is much more so when you don’t have a professional monitor. There are many good monitors out there, but they cost thousands of dollars. I wasn’t quite prepared to spend that much money, though. Continue reading Best video and photo editing monitor: here’s what I bought
In today’s tutorial, I show you how I recreated a scene from the movie “Sin City”. Continue reading How we remade a scene from “Sin City”
Today, we’re recreating a scene from “Road To Perdition“. Continue reading Cinematography of “Road To Perdition” – recreating a Hollywood scene
Today, Blackmagic Design announced exciting products they are releasing. Continue reading New Camera and Control Panels from Blackmagic Design!
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!