Grading Nikon N-Log Without the N-Log LUT

Don’t have the N-Log LUT from Nikon? Nobody does, yet. Nikon released the N-Log LUT, which can be found on their website. DaVinci Resolve 15 includes the Nikon N-Log color space option in the settings, and it can be enabled by managing your color space. Going this route is far better than slapping on theContinue reading “Grading Nikon N-Log Without the N-Log LUT”

TL;DR creating proxies from your footage

So you have backed up your footage and you are now ready to edit. If you have the computer to handle it and you know you will be the sole editor from start to finish on the project, then, great, proxies are probably not necessary. But, if your computer struggles at the sight of compute-intensive H.264 files, especially 4K or higher ones, or if you have even the inkling that the edit might be sent to someone else for coloring, audio, final touches, whatever, then proxies are a very good idea.