Color Grading

I mentioned earlier that I always color grade my footage these days (guide here). I usually use ‘Brightness and Contrast’ controls, the Color Corrector 3-way wheel, Magic Bullet Movie Looks and occasionally the freeware Aav6cc plugin for Sony Vegas. I don’t use “Curves” that much. Here’s how some dull and unremarkable footage looks before and how it’s transformed afterwards.

Here’s the finalized color-graded video.


Jaytee wrote on November 7th, 2007 at 1:11 PM PST:

One word: Wow

John wrote on November 7th, 2007 at 3:05 PM PST:

That’s a pretty impressive difference Eugenia. Thanks for sharing that info.

david van brink wrote on November 8th, 2007 at 9:18 PM PST:

Ok. That’s inspiring. The improvement is… not subtle!

Marshall wrote on November 10th, 2007 at 6:18 PM PST:

Looks awesome…I wanna learn how to do that!

Comments are closed as this blog post is now archived.

Lines, paragraphs break automatically. HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

The URI to TrackBack this blog entry is this. And here is the RSS 2.0 for comments on this post.