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  1. How to create your own False Color Preset
    Preset management is slowly coming to False Color plugin but you can already use some of the existing functionality. One…
  2. Resolve 15 & False Color, Nobe Display Support
    BlackMagic Design presented a new version of DaVinci Resolve yesterday with a collection of new features that are really great…
  3. False Color for FCPX & Photoshop BETA
    Over the past months we have received numerous feedback from our False Color users. We want to thank you all…
  4. False Color 3 Guide
    [vc_row type="in_container" full_screen_row_position="middle" scene_position="center" text_color="dark" text_align="left" overlay_strength="0.3" shape_divider_position="bottom"][vc_column column_padding="no-extra-padding" column_padding_position="all" background_color_opacity="1" background_hover_color_opacity="1" column_shadow="none" column_border_radius="none" width="1/1" tablet_text_alignment="default" phone_text_alignment="default" column_border_width="none" column_border_style="solid"][vc_column_text]If you…
  5. False Color Plugin and ACES
    [vc_row type="in_container" full_screen_row_position="middle" scene_position="center" text_color="dark" text_align="left" overlay_strength="0.3" shape_divider_position="bottom"][vc_column column_padding="no-extra-padding" column_padding_position="all" background_color_opacity="1" background_hover_color_opacity="1" column_shadow="none" column_border_radius="none" width="1/1" tablet_text_alignment="default" phone_text_alignment="default" column_border_width="none" column_border_style="solid"][vc_column_text]ACES color…
  6. All you need to know about False Color Plugin
    [vc_row type="in_container" full_screen_row_position="middle" scene_position="center" text_color="dark" text_align="left" overlay_strength="0.3"][vc_column column_padding="no-extra-padding" column_padding_position="all" background_color_opacity="1" background_hover_color_opacity="1" column_shadow="none" width="1/1" tablet_text_alignment="default" phone_text_alignment="default" column_border_width="none" column_border_style="solid"][vc_column_text]If you are looking…
  7. Tilta Cage Baseplate Mod for BMPCC
    [vc_row type="in_container" full_screen_row_position="middle" scene_position="center" text_color="dark" text_align="left" overlay_strength="0.3"][vc_column column_padding="no-extra-padding" column_padding_position="all" background_color_opacity="1" background_hover_color_opacity="1" width="1/1" tablet_text_alignment="default" phone_text_alignment="default"][vc_column_text]I love Tilta products. I've been using…
  8. False Color for AE & PP
    It’s almost here - official release is scheduled for this Monday (16 January 2017). The plugin works with all the…
  9. A better Quick Release Plate
    All my video and photo gear use Manfrotto quick release adapters and 501 PL plates. I have various fluid heads…
  10. DaVinci Resolve Project Settings Presets
    The default project settings in DaVinci Resolve won’t be ideal for everyone. I used to change many of them first…
  11. Battery Solution for Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
    I have been using my Anker power bank as a battery solution for BMPCC for some time now but I…
  12. Upscaling 1080p videos for YouTube and Vimeo
    More and more cameras shoot in 4K nowadays, even the low-end consumer models and smartphones are no longer limited to…
  13. Getting the most out of Blackmagic Cameras
    Blackmagic cameras can produce amazing results and there are countless examples on the Internet. As a Pocket Cinema Camera user,…
  14. DaVinci Resolve – Automated Backups
    DaVinci Resolve is one of the few programs that are not file based. What I mean by that is that…
  15. Contrast issues in DaVinci Resolve on Macs
    There seems to be an issue in DaVinci Resolve with the contrast displayed on Macs compared to the exported data…
  16. All you need to know about filters
    Filters can be considered as the extension of your lenses. They affect the light coming through your lenses and hitting…
  17. Mounting the Pocket Camera on the Ronin-M
    A few weeks ago I finally got my DJI Ronin-M. I got it specifically for the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera.…
  18. Use of light in Fincher’s Gone Girl
    This post is based on an excellent podcast by Ben Consoli who interviewed Jeff Cronenweth - the DP of Gone…
  19. My Pocket Cinema Camera Shoulder Rig
    This post is a follow-up to the entry I posted in October - My Journey with Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera.…
  20. Difference between Still and Cine lenses
    The biggest and most noticeable difference between still and cine lenses is the price. Some of the top-end lenses used…
  21. Filmmaking Podcasts You Should Listen To
    I really love podcasts. I listen to quite a few of them on a daily basis. They have replaced my…
  22. Media Management in DaVinci Resolve 12
    Have you ever tried to clean up your project? Remove all the clips that are not used anywhere? How many…
  23. Over 10 hours of recording on BMPCC with Anker
    [embed]http://vimeo.com/144015717[/embed] The title says it all. I selected ProRes Proxy format to extend the recording time per memory card to…
  24. Faster grading using Groups in DaVinci Resolve 12
    Grouping is one of my most used features in DaVinci Resolve, especially in bigger projects where grades organization is a…
  25. I have to replace you
    I have to replace you right away. You were good to me for many years but your time is over.…
  26. Shooting day for night
    Day for night is a cinematic technique used to simulate a night scene while shooting in daylight. It is used…
  27. My personal top 3 Filmmaking Books
    [vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] Save The Cat! The Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][image_with_animation image_url="2578" animation="Fade In" img_link_target="_self" img_link="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1932907009/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1932907009&linkCode=as2&tag=timinpix-20&linkId=OYCB7BI4TKMWTHAS"][/vc_column][vc_column…
  28. My journey with Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
    It’s been a while since I got my Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera. I have used it in various ways, various…
  29. Cinematography in Grand Budapest Hotel
    It’s been a while since I saw any Wes Anderson movie and I knew that this was going to be…
  30. Cinematography in Her
    In case you are wondering how to shoot a love story where one person never shows up on-screen the movie…
  31. Over 6 hours of filmmaking materials by Robert Rodriguez
    Robert Rodriguez is one of the most inspiring filmmakers to me. He is a beautiful example of Jack of all…
  32. Using Logitech G13 with DaVinci Resolve 12
    The initial idea of using the Logitech G13 as an editing tool came from Jonny Elwyn who described it on…
  33. Reservoir Dogs as a low budget film
    There is one main reason why I wanted this post to be about Reservoir Dogs — Tarantino's original plan was…
  34. Processing Time-lapses with Resolve 12
    With the release of DaVinci Resolve 12, a few things got changed and what I’m about to show you might…
  35. How to improve DaVinci Resolve 12 performance
    Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve is highly optimized piece of software, and when it is used with high quality hardware, it can…
  36. DaVinci Resolve 12 real-time playback with heavy openfx plugins
    In this quick tutorial, I'm trying to show you how to get the real-time playback in DaVinci Resolve 12 on…
  37. Cinematography in The Hurt Locker
    How to make the movie that feels real? How to make a war movie to make the audience have a…
  38. Cinematography in Machinist
    Trevor Reznik (played by Christian Bale) is an industrial worker who hasn’t slept in a year and starts to doubt…
  39. All you need to know about Caching in DaVinci Resolve 12
    Let’s have a look at the caching mechanism in DaVinci Resolve 12. There are 4 caching levels in DaVinci Resolve:…
  40. True Detective Opening Scene (Season 1)
    With the premiere of the season two of True Detective, I got reminded about the excellent first season and decided…
  41. Using Matroska MKV clips in Premiere Pro
    The Matroska (MKV) file format is an open standard for that has quickly become the preferred file extension for high…
  42. Quick Grading Tutorial, BMPCC, Resolve
    In this quick grading tutorial I'm trying to grade the footage recorded with Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera using DaVinci Resolve.…
  43. Common Resolve and Premiere roundtrip issues
    As an example, I’m going to show you my process for editing and grading RAW/MLV files recorded with Canon 5D…
  44. Discovering processing workflow of DaVinci Resolve
    The whole processing workflow of DaVinci Resolve can be simply displayed as the following diagram: The workflow of DaVinci ResolveThe…
  45. Winter in Wieliczka, BMPCC footage
    A few weeks ago a real winter finally came. I couldn't resist and I went for a walk to the…
  46. Understanding BMPCC exposure with Zebras
    After thorough testing of the BMPCC (Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera) I started to notice some specific behaviour of the…
  47. Caching secrets in DaVinci Resolve
    [one_whole boxed="true"] [icon color="Accent-Color" size="small" image="fa-refresh"] NEW VERSION Check out the latest version of this article updated for DaVinci Resolve…
  48. How to improve DaVinci Resolve performance in 3 steps
    [vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_text_separator title="UPDATE" title_align="separator_align_center" olor="custom" accent_color="#aaaaaa"][/vc_column][/vc_row] [icon color="Accent-Color" animation_speed="Slow" size="small" icon_size="" animation_delay="" image="fa-refresh"]  Here's the new version of this article…
  49. How to use DaVinci Resolve to detect cuts and split the video
    Let’s say we have a video that we want to color correct but we don’t have a project file -…
  50. The Moon, BMPCC night sky
    Moon shot with BMPCC and Canon 70-200 lens at 200mm and f/2.8. The combination gives almost 600mm as a result.…
  51. Fixing skin tones, bmpcc footage, Resolve screencast
    A few days ago one of the users at the BMPCC facebook group asked for help with color correcting his…
  52. Shooting Music Video with ML RAW Part 2 (editing)
    How to deal with almost 1TB of RAW footage Do you have to spend hours rendering proxy files to be…
  53. Hannibal – grading decomposition
    Hannibal is one of the movie series where the color grading plays a large part in the post production process.…
  54. BMPCC ISO 1600 performance test
    Is ISO 1600 usable on a pocket camera? How to post process the footage to preserve the details? Can the…
  55. QNap OS X Problems
    I have been using my QNap NAS for years now. For the most part, it was utilised as a multimedia…
  56. Storage types and usage breakdown
    Focus Everyone knows what we use the hard drives for. But the variety of different types of storage is quite…
  57. Shooting Music Video with ML RAW Part 1
    Is Magic Lantern stable enough to use it in a commercial project? Is it worth spending so much more time…
  58. The Middleman Official Trailer
    The short movie we have been working on for the past few months is an action movie with a slight…
  59. Drifting Sunday, Agios Silas, Cyprus
    While shooting some videos with my friends they entered the parking lot and started doing a lot of noise... Couldn't…
  60. Life Street Festival Limassol 2013
    Recently I started using my camera also for some video work, and this is my first official movie I shot…
  61. Cinematic productions shot with Nikon D800
    In this post I would like to show you two cinematic productions shot with Nikon D800 that have impressed me…
  62. Your Tripod does not like seascapes!
    I'm pretty sure if the tripod could talk it would say that it hates shooting seascapes with you. Especially when…
  63. Hello World
    As a software developer I cannot start this blog in any other way than this: Hello World! This is my…