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Introduction to Video Color Correction

via LinkedIn Learning


Explore the art, science, history, and execution of color correction, and find out solutions for the most common color-correction problems that editors encounter.


  • The art and science of video color correction
  • Using the exercise files
  • Which software does this course use?
1. A History of the Moving Image and Color
  • Exploring early history of image and color
  • Exploring recent history of image and color
  • Exploring the history of color correction
2. Understanding Color Correction and Color Grading
  • What is color correction and color grading?
  • Exploring the color correction workflow
  • Understanding color theory
3. Correcting Individual Shots
  • Getting set up with video scopes and the right environment
  • Correcting contrast
  • Performing color balance
  • Enhancing hue and saturation
  • Using automatic color correction
  • Exploring secondary color correction
4. Establishing Shot-to-Shot Consistency
  • Getting set up to perform shot-to-shot corrections
  • Applying color matches
  • Sharing color correction effects
5. Create Style: Basic Color Correction Treatments
  • Applying warm and cool treatments
  • Applying a bleach bypass look
  • Applying a sepia tone
6. Common Problems: Basic Color Correction Scenarios and Solutions
  • Correcting underexposed video
  • Correcting overexposed video
  • Correcting color balance problems
  • Tracking masks and keyframing corrections
  • Using the video limiter effect for broadcast

Taught by

Ashley Kennedy


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