Archive for October 7th, 2007

Pop up your pictures

I wish more people were color grading their digital pictures.

Picture by schizoform, released under the CC-BY license:

Picture by foxypar4, released under the CC-BY license:

Graded under Sony Vegas:
Contrast: 0.05
Saturation: 1500
Gamma: 0.800

Reproducing Solomon’s grading

The most popular HV20 sample video is Solomon Chase’s “Rainy Day“, which I have blogged about before (720p version here). He never revealed exactly how he color graded his footage, so tonight I got to work and tried to reproduce it. Here’s my result:

And here’s how I graded it.