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What do electric guitars have to do with colour correction?

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Well, nothing really. But some of the tech used to coax new sounds from electric guitars is similar to some types of video production techniques. It's worth taking an "out of the box" look at how the two compare. Oh, and there's some great guitar playing as well

Redshark's only 10 months old, and our readership is growing all the time. So if you're a new arrival here you'll have missed some great articles from earlier in the year

Colour Correction basics - an excellent tutorial video

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How often do people really take the time to explain the real basics? With stuff like colour correction, while you can and should rely on your eyes and a good, colour-calibrated monitoring system, you also need to make sure that your graded output is technically OK, or it might be rejected by your client

State of the art colour correction - in 1987!

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I'm no fashion guru, but I do remember that in 1987 women wore shoulder pads the size of a small country and men rolled up their jacket sleeves as if it was almost an anatomical necessity. And I spent hours trying to recreate Jan Hammer's synthesised guitar sound from the Miami Vice theme on my Korg keyboard.

Colour Grading in the Bedroom

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Software-only colour grading systems have transformed the look of the colour landscape. But not if you want a hardware control surface or top-level manufacturer support. Andy Stout explains.

Processing colour with analogue eyes

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Here's something different: An iPad app that teaches colour correction the way it used to be done with analogue film

This is how to make a showreel

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This is how to make a showreel. You have just a few minutes to grab people's attention. This is your calling card

Color grading in black and white

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Tim Burton’s stop-motion Frankenweenie calls for black and white grading

What colour is night?

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What colour is night? This simple question leads to some deeper questions about colour in film making

Here's how to make your films look good

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You don't have to rely on digital methods to give a film a distictive "look". Phil Rhodes explains

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