color correction

ColorMunki Smile

X-Rite’s new ColorMunki Smile is a new calibration too geared toward photo enthusiasts and others looking for a more affordable way to color calibrate their monitors.

ColorMunki Smile includes color measurement hardware and simple software that has a “wizard-based” user interface.  Following on-screen instructions will guide users through the calibration process with no need for an underlying knowledge of color science.

ColorMunki Smile is available for both Mac and PC and will work in dual monitor setups.  ColorMunki Smile retails for $99 and is available now at Amazon.com.

More details on X-Rite’s website.

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Tiffen Dfx 3 Premiere Pro Film Stocks Panel Comparison

Tiffen Dfx 3 Premiere Pro Film Stocks Panel Comparison

Tiffen Dfx v3 is a suite of filters and effects that is available for popular video and photo applications as a plug-in or a standalone application.  Over the past few months, I have been using the software suite primarily in Premiere Pro CS5.5.  However, I have also touched on the standalone app and as well as the After Effects and Lightroom plug-in integration.

As with any software or plug-in, understanding the capabilities of it is paramount to fully utilizing the application to meet the needs of your workflow.  I don’t pretend to have an exhaustive understanding of all that’s within Tiffen Dfx 3 at this point; however, I have used it enough to realize where it meets many of my needs and makes life easier in post-production. [click to continue…]

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Adobe SpeedGrade

Last month, Adobe’s Colin Smith published a video of SpeedGrade in action, which Adobe acquired from Iridas last year.  Today, I’ve got a few more details on what’s to come. [click to continue…]

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Technicolor CineLights at CES

Deep inside the Technicolor booth at CES 2012 was a small table showing off some new color correction software from the same company that brought CineStyles to our Canon HDSLRs last year.

Technicolor CineLights is a program based on Technicolor’s award-winning DP Lights system and is intended for quick color correction such as dailies.  It’s not really intended as a finish grading tool; however, it does offer some keying, three-way color correction and a Look Library as part of CineLooks. [click to continue…]

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Tiffen Dfx v3.0.5 Update

by on November 18, 2011

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Tiffen Dfx v3

Tiffen has updated its Dfx v3 digital filter suite and is now compatible with Media Composer 6 and other Avid 64-bit applications. The following new features and capabilities are now available in Tiffen Dfx v3.0.5: [click to continue…]

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Magic Bullet Mojo

Red Giant Software has updated its Magic Bullet Mojo color correction program to work within Final Cut Pro X.  It also works with other popular NLEs. [click to continue…]

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