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Thread: Color Grading?

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    Fluorite Toothpaste poker's Avatar
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    May 2004
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    Question Color Grading?

    I want to understand and practice how to better my video's appearance. Where do I start to understand 'color grading'? or other post production techniques in editing image quality.

    I use Sony Vegas 7e Pro.
    Canon 5D MKII & Canon 7D

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    Moderator Skyman's Avatar
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    Re: Color Grading?

    colour grading is as much an art as it is technical skill. I would start by learning how to read your vectorscope and waveform monitor. These are like the video equivalent of a histogram. Of course it also helps a lot if you have a television preview monitor attached or your computer monitor is regularly calibrated. I would also recommend you google video demontrations, there are plenty around, although after effects seems to be the tool of choice, i think basic grading can be done of vegas.
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    Re: Color Grading?

    sometimes it can also depend on what type of grading you going for... google is probs best option, can learn yourself

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