A large part of what we do as colorists is perform shot-to-shot matching; ensuring the continuity from one to the shot so that there's no visual break in the story. In this color grading tutorial I share with you some shot-to-shot matching techniques to make this process a breeze.
If you are a filmmaker, editor or colorist, believe me you want these!
Adobe Photoshop CS6+
Adobe After Effects CS5+
Adobe Premiere Pro CS5+ *
DaVinci Resolve (LITE)
Apple Motion 3,4 *
Final Cut Pro 6,7 *
any software that supports 3D LUTs
(* requires Magic Bullet LUT Buddy by Red Giant Software.)
Okay this is the big one! In this color grading tutorial I share with you the same workflow that top colorists use. It's important to have an ordered systematic approach to your grading so you don't get lost and end up making your image look "muddy" because you've lost track where you're at. This tutorial will serve as the primer for all all the correction tutorials.