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Refining The Film Look May 2021

Refining The Film Look May 2021

During some downtime I decided to try to refine the film look even further. At a certain point it’s starting…

The Film Look

The Film Look

The film look is something I’ve been trying to recreate for some time. Over the past few years I’ve been…

Look Analysis: Cyan Skies

Look Analysis: Cyan Skies

The Hollywood films I have been drawn to since I first started watching movies generally have a strong color palette…

White Wall Grades

White Wall Grades

There have been many projects in the past where as a cinematographer one has to guide a portion of the…

Teal Orange Look

Teal Orange Look

The Teal Orange Look: A staple in Hollywood films, and for the past few years, in indie productions. Since Resolve…

Rotoscoping Color

Rotoscoping Color

I was inspired by scrolling through Instagram with some heavy color treatments from RGB Led tubes. I shot this project…

RGB Mixer Looks

RGB Mixer Looks

This post looks at changing the values in the RGB Mixer in Resolve based on Alexis Van Hurkman’s Color Correction…

Look Creation: Bleach Bypass

Look Creation: Bleach Bypass

Learning to build looks manually is one of the most freeing moments of the process of getting better at coloring…

Reference Look: Night Street Photography

Reference Look: Night Street Photography

One of the most satisfying stages in my color grading journey is seeing my own progression in being able to…

Warm Dusk

Warm Dusk

I’ve found short films and passion projects to be the best way for me to cut my teeth on various…

Working on Skin Qualifiers

Working on Skin Qualifiers

Skin qualification has been one of the more challenging skills to develop along my journey in color grading. The one…