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The three most misunderstood GH4 settings – PART 3: Highlight & Shadow

Not all curve controls are created equal. I thought I knew what to expect from the GH4 Highlight and Shadow settings. For this final installment of misunderstood settings, find out how I was wrong.

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The three most misunderstood GH4 settings – PART 2: Master Pedestal

In part 2 of our series on misunderstood settings, we tackle the ominous sounding Master Pedestal.

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The three most misunderstood GH4 settings – PART 1: Luminance Levels

Think you know what the luminance levels, highlight & shadow, and master pedestal settings do to your image? Are you sure?

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What does a professional colorist do?

Timelapse of the color grade for a make-up commercial.

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GEAR REVIEW: Fotodiox Pro Vizelex ND Throttle Lens Mount Adapter

Is a variable ND filter built-into a lens mount a stroke of genius or a frankenstein monster?

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Shooting for Safety

David Fincher validates and updates shooting wide and reframing in post.

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Adobe MAX demo automagically eliminates jumpcuts

Coming soon to Premiere?

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Saving a bad shoot with aggressive editing

I screwed-up a time sensitive shoot. Can I save my butt in the edit? You be the judge.

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GEAR REVIEW: FOTGA DP3000 M3 DSLR swing-away Matte Box

REVIEW: FOTGA DP3000 M3 DSLR SWING AWAY MATTE BOX
Can an ultra-cheap matte box hold its own against alternatives costing several times more?

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GEAR REVIEW: FOTGA DP500IIS Quick Release Follow Focus

REVIEW: FOTGA DP500IIS
An great piece of gear at any price. For under $200, it's amazing. Enter for a chance to win one of your own.

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