Palette Community Blog

  • 8 Ways to Use Palette Gear in Premiere Pro For A More Efficient Video Editing Workflow

    We designed Palette for the complexity of creative work. In Premiere Pro, Palette was designed primarily for use with Lumetri color, transport controls, keyframe motion & effects, and audio mixing. Here are 8 ways to use Palette Gear for a more efficient and less strenuous workflow in Premiere Pro.
  • The Street is Chaotic, Spontaneous and Messy: Chicago-based Street Photographer Edgar Corona On Capturing The Mood of a City

    "I've done food photography for a large part of my career. I’ve found that street photography really balances it out for me. Food photography is neat, orderly, detailed oriented.  The street is chaotic, spontaneous and messy.  This is what initially drew me to street photography." We spoke to Chicago-based street photographer Edgar Corona about inspiration, editing workflow, and waiting hours to capture the perfect moment. 
  • How To Use Macros with Palette Gear To Speed Up Your Video Editing Workflow

    Video editing is a creative process. No doubt about it. But using the software itself is also a technical skill. A few months ago I started using Palette Gear for my daily editing tasks in Premiere Pro. I’ve found that even though sliders and dials are very useful in some cases, my favorite feature is using macro mode with Palette's arcade-style buttons. It saves me a tremendous amount of time whenever I face some repetitive tasks. Read on to see how.
  • How to Control Any Function in Lightroom Using Just One Palette Dial

    With this neat trick, you won’t necessarily need a Palette dial for each Lightroom adjustment you’d like to control. Here is how to control any function in Lightroom using just one Palette dial and still have speed and precision.
  • Finding Inspiration, The Creative Process, and Efficient Workflows With Beauty and Portrait Photographer Quentin Décaillet

    Beauty, fashion, and portrait photographer Quentin Décaillet always starts with finding a concept. It's been the cornerstone of his work as a commercial photographer. After just 6 years in the industry, Quentin has already made a huge impact with his unique concepts and out-of-the-box thinking. But ideas aren't easy to come by. And sometimes, staying fresh and original, takes some unique approaches to brainstorming. We sat down with Quentin to chat about his creative process, what inspires him, and how he has improved his workflow for more efficiency.
  • How Palette Gear Can Make You a More Efficient Video Editor

    A Review by No Film School’s Piotr Toczyński. If you’re considering trying Palette Gear for your video editing, this is one of the most comprehensive reviews we’ve seen. You can try Palette Gear risk-free for 30 days, so what is stopping you from taking your editing to the next level?
  • How to Control Any Software Using Palette Gear

    It’s not just for Adobe. It's true, we’ve developed the most extensive Palette support for Adobe Lightroom Classic, Photoshop CC, and Premiere Pro. But did you know that you can get Palette’s tactile, precision control for other software too? Here is how to control any software using Palette Gear and what software the modular controls are compatible with.
  • See How Australian-based Aerial Photographer Gives His Ocean Edits a Surreal Look

    I try to aim for my images to tell a story. I keep them fairly simple, with a moody contrast and a nice pop of color. They often end up looking a little surreal. See how Phil captures and edits his stunning aerial shots, and his secret to staying efficient while editing in Lightroom, Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator. 
  • Discover How Other Creatives Set Up Their Palette Gear For Workflow Inspiration

    A good Palette profile tackles a specific workflow with ease and fluidity. Adding efficiency to editing workflows using Palette Gear would make a great profile addition to our community. Here's how you can upload your own Palette profile to share with other Palette Gear users.
  • This Wedding Photographer Turned His Passion Into a Career

    Sometimes your passion isn’t your day job. When wedding photographer Aaron Najera first moved to the beautiful island of Maui in Hawaii, like most young people, he just needed a job to make ends meet. In fact, Aaron had never even held a DSLR before. Like so many photographers, his love and appreciation for this craft evolved over time. We sat down with Aaron to talk about his creative journey how he turned his passion for cameras into a career. 
  • Comparing Palette Gear to Other Controllers for Premiere Pro

    Find out what makes Palette Gear different than other controllers, and how to customize your gear for a seamless video editing workflow. 


  • 8 Badass Female Photographers We Love That Are Crushing It Right Now

    Happy International Women's Day! We thought we'd celebrate the occasion by taking a look at some of our favorite female photographers. As noble as it would have been to give you the top 8 female photographers of all time—really though we should all know Annie Leibovitz or Vivian Maier by nowwe thought it would be more inspiring to take a look at some badass ladies who are absolutely crushing it right now. Here are our top 8 favorite female photographers that we love and why we love them.