Tag: Downloads

#PostDontStop Desktop Backgrounds

In honor of #PostDontStop Day, I was struck by design inspiration (very rare for me) and created a whole batch of minimalist desktop backgrounds for my fellow post-production specialists. There are several variations of each one, including bold and light text, and textless versions if you’d prefer. The background is a nice dark gray for…
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Sherlock Holmes Look

Stuart Samuels (@stusam81) tweeted me this past Sunday about recreating the look from Sherlock Holmes: @videoaaron A bit cheeky but do you have any quick tips on creating this antiquated look from Sherlock Holmes? http://t.co/s7ymRftM — Stuart Samuels (@DeathFrmTheLeft) June 24, 2012 Here’s the reference image he sent me: He also said that he did…
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The Purple Blockbuster

Here’s a look I did a good while ago (almost a year and a half ago), but it’s remained one of my favorite looks I’ve done. I wanted to do a variation on the blockbuster look so the subject would pop, but at the time I was fascinated (for some reason) with finding a way…
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A “Low-Con” Look

Another grade breakdown, and this time back in Resolve. On a recent piece I finished (actually an accompaniment to the piece I did this grade breakdown for), I wanted to do a low contrast look. It actually ended up being a low-contrast-low-saturation look, but here’s how I made it. We’ll start with a balanced shot:…
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My “Apocalypse” Look

Continuing the series of grade breakdowns I’ve started, here’s a breakdown of a short I did several months ago (before I started using Resolve, so the downloadable look is for Apple Color). This is more of a high-contrast, gritty look, so I’ll call it my “Apocalypse” look. We’ll start with the ungraded shot: We’ll start…
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