Once upon a time, filmmakers avoided common camera artifacts such as lens flares and vignettes at all costs, but now we seek out lenses that give us beautiful artifacts—or even resort to creating those artifacts in post-production. Embracing the imperfect is a great way to break free from the bonds of digital sterility, so consider this chapter a recipe book for eliminating or dealing with some of the most common problems or even crafting a few new ones of your own.
This chapter on fixing in post was graciously contributed by Michael Heagle.
Primary Color Correction
We take the recorded image for granted, ...