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Common Colorist Concerns

By Tristan Kneschke

Often at trade shows and conferences, there are sessions on the art of color science or challenges of color grading. Since it seems to be a growing topic of interest, as a freelance colorist, I thought I’d focus on some common questions I encounter from clients and colorists new to this quickly burgeoning field.

How do you go about teaching or learning the craft of color grading?
Color grading, like many crafts in the film industry, is honed through a mix of practice and theory. There is no replacement for direct industry experience, but it needs to be grounded in a firm understanding of the concepts of the technology.

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