Color grading can really take your video work to the next level, giving it that magic “cinematic” look that filmmakers crave. It’s a complex topic, but Dave Bode breaks it down into simple steps in our latest free YouTube course, How to Color Grade Video.
What You’ll Learn
Color grading might seem a big, intimidating, costly process—and it definitely can be—but it doesn’t have to be that way anymore. Just a little bit of grading can go a long way to creating a compelling look in projects of all sizes, without breaking the budget!
In this 1.2-hour YouTube course, you will learn some of the secrets of color grading. You’ll start by learning how to shoot your initial footage in a way that will set you up for successful color grading.
You’ll also learn how color enhances and shapes perception. You will learn how to push colors away from the accurate and neutral into something that has more pop and punch, while maintaining continuity throughout your project.
You will learn how to create some specific looks and how to use vignettes, grain, and more! You’ll even learn how to use color grading to communicate certain moods and messages to your viewers and enhance the storytelling.
Learn Color Grading Today!
With the New Year just around the corner, it’s a great time to learn a new skill. If you work with any kind of video, color grading is an essential skill to learn. It will help you create better video that wows your audience and communicates your messages more effectively.
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