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The DSLR Filmmaker's Handbook: Real-World Production Techniques by Janie L. Geyen, Barry Andersson

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Chapter 14

Fixing It in Post

Filmmakers have trouble these days deciding what constitutes a problem that needs fixing. And for good reason! It used to be that common camera artifacts such as lens flares and vignettes were avoided at all costs, but now we seek out lenses that give us beautiful artifacts or even resort to creating them in post-production. Embracing the imperfect is a good artistic option, but when you simply must be correct, here is a recipe book for eliminating or dealing with some of the most common problems, or even making it look like you meant it.

Primary Color Correction

(This chapter on Fixing It in Post was graciously contributed by Michael Heagle.)

We take the recorded image for granted, because when it comes to exposure ...

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