Chapter 10. Color Correction and Grading

A project is not done until it’s finished is an old adage in postproduction. Finishing in postproduction has various meanings, but most pros agree that it means color correction and grading as well as mixing and sound design. In this chapter you’ll start your exploration of finishing by exploring color correction and grading in Adobe Premiere Pro as well as the Creative Suite.

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Using Video Scopes

Before we get into the fine details of color correction and grading, let’s first look at using video scopes. If you’ve been editing for a while and have performed some color correction, you likely have some experience ...

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