Color Grading Terminology - Knowing the Language

Jul 19, 2021

It pays to know what you are talking about and using the right terminology to avoid any misunderstanding or costly mistakes. Very often your customer has worked in other companies and grading suites so when he or she refers to a particular terminology, it’s important to know what they are referring to. What is gain, lift and gamma, color temperature, aspect ratio - can be confusing but knowing what each is will help you communicate with knowledge. This redsharknews.com article by Blake Jones breaks down the smoke and mirrors of color grading terminology and explains it in simple English. It's so worth the read if you are new to color grading. https://www.redsharknews.com/post-vfx/item/7057-ho...

DFS, SpeedLooks and our intermediate VS-LOG process combined with our exclusive camera patch technology offers a total workflow solution for your color correction needs. Color by LookLabs … revolutionizing the digital production world, one image at a time, all with the click of a button. Visit looklabs.net to learn more.



The Look and Feel of Fuji 64D

Jul 10, 2021

This low speed film offers exceptionally fine grain, wonderful sharpness, superior saturation and rich tonality all without excessive contrast. You get the most natural flesh-tones and super realism with Fuji 64D. Introduced in 1988, this Fuji stock was used to shoot Dead Man Down (2010), Promised Land (2012), The King’s Speech (2010) and Slumdog Millionaire (2008) to name but a few.

Check out the beauty of Fuji 64D in this mini DFS sampler video.


Visit looklabs.net to learn more about SpeedLooks and the professional color finish you can achieve. DFS, SpeedLooks and our intermediate VS-LOG process combined with our exclusive camera patch technology offers a total workflow solution for your color correction needs. Color by LookLabs … revolutionizing the digital production world… one image at a time, all with the click of a button.



MAC Color Management Tips for Resolve

Jul 6, 2021

Discover the best video settings for editing on your iMac or Macbook Pro when you are color grading your footage in Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve 17. When it comes to color grading on a Mac, knowing that what you see while editing is going to look the same when you output your video can be a little confusing, the reason being that Apple uses its own color management system that isn’t natively recognized in Davinci Resolve. But with the use of the correct tags and output settings, you can output accurate color for a majority of the people who view your content on the web. Check out this video from Craig Beckta and Daria Fissoun.


DFS, SpeedLooks and our intermediate VS-LOG process combined with our exclusive camera patch technology offers a total workflow solution for your color correction needs. Color by LookLabs … revolutionizing the digital production world, one image at a time, all with the click of a button. Visit looklabs.net to learn more.



SpeedLooks vs. Film Emulation Looks

Jul 1, 2021

In this conversation, the LookLabs team discuss the difference between common film emulation looks and SpeedLooks LUTs. So why are SpeedLooks different, watch and learn.


Visit looklabs.net to learn more about SpeedLooks and the professional color finish you can achieve. DFS, SpeedLooks and our intermediate VS-LOG process combined with our exclusive camera patch technology offers a total workflow solution for your color correction needs. Color by LookLabs … revolutionizing the digital production world… one image at a time, all with the click of a button.



Digital Film Stock (DFS) from LookLabs: Explained

Jun 24, 2021

Personality, character, feel, beauty … all words we use to describe the unique look of film. LookLabs' color correction technology, first with SpeedLooks and NOW with DFS, has revolutionized the industry by bringing the unique look of film to digital projects.

DFS (Digital Film Stock) LUTs from Color by LookLabs are a result of three years of research and development, they accurately map the beautiful colors of the most popular film stocks for all digital cameras. DFS comes in both Linear (REC 709) and LOG formats. You even have the flexibility of using them on-set to pre-visualize your intended look. All LookLabs camera patches are included to perfectly match your LOG footage. The DFS bundle includes 19 LUTs that perfectly emulate the most popular Kodak and Fuji film stocks. DFS comes in both REC.709 and LOG video formats and all SpeedLooks camera patches work with today's most popular digital cinema and mirror-less cameras. DFS even makes your Android videos look like film!

You can purchase the DFS Complete Bundle for just $119 or buy DFS and Speedlooks in a Super Bundle for $159. With your DFS purchase, you will receive the following film stocks:

KODAK 5201, 5205, 5212, 5217, 5218, 5219, 5222, 5229, 5231, 5245M, 5299 and SFX 200T

FUJI ETERNA 250D, 250T, 400T, 500T, REALA 500D, F-125 and F-64D

DFS, SpeedLooks and our camera patches offer a total workflow solution for your color correction needs. To learn more about DFS and how you can make your digital projects look more filmic, watch our "DFS Explained" video.


DFS, SpeedLooks and our intermediate VS-LOG process combined with our exclusive camera patch technology offers a total workflow solution for your color correction needs. Color by LookLabs … revolutionizing the digital production world, one image at a time, all with the click of a button. Visit looklabs.net to learn more.

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