Chapter 5

Types of Color Correction

During the course of time, a colorist will find that just about every session will require a different combination of color-correction tools in order to tackle the job. A frequent problem that comes up during lengthy color-correction sessions is that after a while nothing looks right. In most cases, this is simply due to stress built up during the course of a session. A good cure for this is to just take a short break. However, while I was learning to be a colorist, my teacher always said, “When in doubt, record it! Chances are, it will look much better tomorrow.” I took his advice on many occasions, and very ...

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