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3D Postproduction by Rick Baumgartner

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CHAPTER 6

The COLOR Workflow

 

 

6.1 Overview

In this book “color” refers to combinations in imagery of various intensities of portions of the visible spectrum. So in this book, the term “color” includes:

black and white levels

exposure

flares

highlights

reflections.

In 2D and 3D, the color is known as a color space. Examples of color spaces includes:

Rec709 for television

DCI P3 for digital cinema

YUV for certain color pipelines.

There are currently no 3D-only color spaces; 3D shares color spaces with 2D. 3D color can be a self-contained workflow or part of a Finishing or DI workflow. As with geometry and depth workflows, unplanned forays into technical fixes can eat into resources intended for creative grading. Since 3D ...

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