During the time in which I have worked as a colorist, I have been constantly confronted with new challenges. Whether it was to change a gloomy afternoon scene into a sunny day or to simply create a particular color effect, each provided a new and exciting learning experience. Being familiar with the techniques and processes of color correction is vital for not only the operator but also the client. If the client is unfamiliar with the process, he or she is likely to come into the session with expectations that may be difficult to fulfill.

Keeping these ideas in mind, we have compiled this book as a comprehensive how-to guide for taking full advantage of the color-correction tools contained within each of the software applications we mention. ...

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