So you lit your scenes correctly, shot your footage and put the edit together. But somehow it doesn’t quite look like the pros, yet. Well, that is because you are missing one important factor: color correction.
Adobe Color is one of the most powerful tools for designers, visual artists, photographers, and visual effects artists. Here’s how to use it.
Color correction vs. color grading
Color correction and color grading are terms that are often used interchangeably, even though these two processes have different purposes.
Waveforms and vectorscopes are objective. These tools can feel like an odd way to view an image, but they accurately display color and luminance values.
A color correction workstation running DaVinci Resolve.
Primary color correction alters the entire image to craft a cohesive look for the finished video.
Colorful image of chalk and color bars.
Color theory can set the tone and mood for the viewer using color manipulation in pre-production, shooting and post. But what exactly is color theory?
Here’s a quick rundown of five of the most commonly-used image adjustment tools and how they work.
To elevate your video and ensure your footage looks as good as possible, it’s time to dive into the world of color grading.
How to Implement a Cohesive Color Palette to Tell Stronger Stories
It’s no longer enough to simply release an edited video without some form of color treatment. For many, this may mean just slapping a LUT over their footage and calling it a day. At the very least, it’s important to make sure you color correct first, to ensure your...
Logarithmic (Log) footage has its roots in the world of film. Eastman Kodak developed the Cineon System, a digital film system that involved scanning motion picture film into a digital format for post-production work. The Cineon System used a logarithmic function to capture, record and transfer color information to...