Category: ‘Color Grading’

Adding Film grain in Resolve

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For those looking to add film grain in Davinci Resolve there are probably at least three ways I can think of doing this off the top of my head but for today I wanted to share a method using a 35mm film grain scan combined with a NODE and EXTERNAL MATTE which can offer a lot of flexibility and advantages. …

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Nice grade in Sony Catalyst Browse

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Below are some frame grabs from a recent series of commercial spots my production company was hired to shoot for Philips, which I worked as the Director of Photography on. The looks shown here are not the final grade and only the result of some playing around in Sony Catalyst Browse software which I have been using since it’s release …

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Catalyst Browse & Catalyst Prepare

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I had a chance to test drive Sony’s Catalyst Browse and Catalyst Prepare this month. Catalyst Browse was released by Sony on September 30th, 2014 and is completely FREE to use and download. Catalyst Prepare was released about a month later and costs $199 USD. The versions I tested were Catalyst Browse 1.0.3 build 338 for PC and Catalyst Prepare …

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Coloring FS7 slog3 4K footage

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While waiting for my Sony FS7 test unit to arrive¬†from Vistek Toronto, I had a chance to get my hands on various files off the internet and found one in particular shot by DP Tuomas Hakal that I enjoyed grading and felt really showed some of the capabilities of what could be done with the footage from this new camera …

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