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Introduction to Color Grading in DaVinci Resolve

by Rob Bessette

In this DaVinci Resolve tutorial, we'll learn the basics of color grading video footage. Software required: DaVinci Resolve 12.

What you'll learn

While moving through the software, we'll hit upon basic color theory and concepts while learning how to analyze footage, troubleshoot problematic areas, and create a consistent grade throughout your piece. By the end of this DaVinci Resolve training, you'll have a solid understanding of how to bring footage into Resolve, edit, color, and export your files to achieve the maximum quality for your project. Software required: DaVinci Resolve 12.

About the author

Rob Bessette operates as the lead Colorist at Finish Post, a full service post production facility located in the heart of Boston. Over the past 10 years Rob has fine tuned his color correction skills and consistently works on commercial spots for international brands like Toyota, Major League Baseball, McDonalds, and Subway. He credits much of the creative process to his artistic background and strives to create compelling work day in and day out. He uses Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve col... more

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