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This Algorithm Can Change the Season and Weather In Your Photos

This Algorithm Can Change the Season and Weather In Your Photos | Digital Color | Scoop.it
One time I drove five hours out of my way on a road trip to Monument Valley, only to be devastated when I arrived.
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Besides its "promise", it's just a great guide as to what a difference color correction can make!
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Why Use a Color Test Card? – Interview with David Corley of DSCLabs | Austin Color Correction Grading Finishing Services for Film/Video Post Production

Why Use a Color Test Card? – Interview with David Corley of DSCLabs | Austin Color Correction Grading Finishing Services for Film/Video Post Production | Digital Color | Scoop.it
Here are the questions: Are you using a color test chart on all your shoots? Why not? Have you considered what it’s costing you in post with your colorist who ends up fixing those problems versus using your budget for creative color work?
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Now, if we can just get editors to clip them & deliver a timeline with them to the colorist.
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Blackmagic Design publish seven customer profiles of professional colorists in Los Angeles

Blackmagic Design publish seven customer profiles of professional colorists in Los Angeles | Digital Color | Scoop.it
“ Something to do whilst we bite our nails waiting for the FCPX update! Blackmagic Design has published seven customer profile videos of professional colourists who use DaVinci Resolve.”
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I'll listen to anything Dave Hussey has to say.
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How a Colorist Can Thrive in 2013 with Patrick Inhofer and Tom Parish in Austin Tx

How a Colorist Can Thrive in 2013 with Patrick Inhofer and Tom Parish in Austin Tx | Digital Color | Scoop.it
Patrick is a seasoned senior colorist and editor with over 20 years experience in broadcast, cable, and (more recently) indie post-production. He publishes ...
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2 great guys talking about what we ALL seem to discuss when we get together.
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Books on color - SpliceVine

Books on color - SpliceVine | Digital Color | Scoop.it
“It's been revised to cover the latest color software updates as well as entirely new techniques have been added including film stock emulations, flat looks, greenscreen grading for compositing, flaring, light leaks and color bleeds, vibrance and...”
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I agree with ALL of these. I'm a huge fan of Dave Stump's (ASC) book, "Digital Cinematography".
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Make Your Own DCP, Part I: Specs, Tools & Prepping Your Source

Make Your Own DCP, Part I: Specs, Tools & Prepping Your Source | Digital Color | Scoop.it
“ BACKSTORY DCP stands for Digital Cinema Package. It functions like a digital film print and is my first choice to exhibit my movies theatrically. At first, this format was out of reach for filmmakers on microbudgets. Even today, the places that will make them for you are, in my opinion, overcharging for it. About a year ago, I had a crime drama playing at festivals. Most were asking for a DCP or blu-ray to screen from. I made a blu-ray that looked perfect on my broadcast monitor, but at the festival, colors were washed out, blacks were elevated, and the projectionist could not figure out how to keep their player from folding my 5.1 mix down into stereo. If you haven't experienced this sort of thing, and I'm sure you have, it's a terrific thing to face -- after two years of post-production getting the whole damn movie to sing just right, some goofball who couldn't give a shit about doing their job right mis-projects your movie and is seemingly okay with not doing anything about it. My”
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Great info to know, but I would advise that there are many opportunities to "trip" on this road, so approach with caution.
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PostWorks on Feature Finishing Techniques for Nonfiction TV - Studio Daily

“Studio Daily PostWorks on Feature Finishing Techniques for Nonfiction TV Studio Daily High-resolution digital cinema cameras, raw recording and sophisticated color-grading systems are familiar in feature-film and scripted-television production.”
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Now, if we can just get them to use ASC CDL & ACES.
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