Color correction is an integral part of any post-production workflow. Whether you need to fix mistakes made in the field, maximize the potential of your shots, or add an artistic look to your footage to enhance a scene, knowing how to color correct properly can help raise the production value of your project.

    Getting Started

  1. Course Overview (Free for Non-Members)
  2. Color Correction Terminology (Free for Non-Members)
    Using Scopes

  1. Why Scopes are Essential (Free for Non-Members)
  2. Using a Waveform Monitor (Free for Non-Members)
  3. Using a Histogram (Free for Non-Members)
  4. Using a Vectorscope (Free for Non-Members)
  5. Using the RGB Parade (Free for Non-Members)
    Primary Color Correction

  1. What is primary color correction? (Free for Non-Members)
  2. Primary Luma Correction Goals
  3. Levels Controls for Luma Corrections (Free for Non-Members)
  4. Curves Controls for Luma Corrections
  5. Pedestal Gamma Gain for Luma Corrections
  6. Primary Chroma Correction Goals
  7. Color Wheel Controls for Chroma Corrections
  8. Curves controls for Chroma Corrections
  9. Pedestal Gamma Gain for Chroma Corrections
    Secondary Color Correction

  1. What is secondary color correction?
  2. Goals of secondary color correction
  3. Defining Tonal Range (Free for Non-Members)
  4. Creating Sample-based Masks
  5. Drawing Custom Masks
  6. Tracking Masks
    Color Correction for Continuity

  1. Goals of Color Correction for Continuity
  2. Match Shots for Consistency
    Color Grading for Artistic Effects

  1. Goals of Artistic Color Correction
  2. How Artistic Grading Enhances a Story
  3. Creating Common Color Grading Styles
  4. Changing Layer Order and Node Types
  5. Using Templates and Presets
  6. Conclusion

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