Appendix B. Setting Up a Color Correction Environment

Techniques

Setting Up Your Room

Choosing Video Hardware

Choosing a Monitor

Choosing Computer Hardware

This appendix is excerpted from Apple Pro Training Series: Encyclopedia of Color Correction, by Alexis Van Hurkman. For editors and colorists who are ready to move beyond the mechanics of Color, the Encyclopedia is a comprehensive reference to the art, techniques, and engineering of video color correction. Available from Peachpit Press, ISBN: 0-321-43231-2.

Before you begin color correcting anything, you need to take stock of the room in which you’re working. Successful color correction requires careful setup of your room, much more so than editing, compositing, or broadcast design typically requires ...

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