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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

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 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

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

Predicting color under lighting just got a lot easier

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First released at NAB earlier this year, the Academy Color Predictor for iOS 7 aims to let you predict and preview the color rendering capabilities of digital cameras under different lighting setups.

This holiday we're re-running some of our most popular articles, in case you didn't see them the first time. Today: You don't have to rely on digital methods to give a film a distictive "look". Phil Rhodes explains.

Colour grading breakdown

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Colour grading has moved into the mainstream of video production, and we're always thirsty for advice about how get the job done convincingly - hopefully adding value to the finished work

RedShark Summer Replay: What Colour is Night?

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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

Using Resolve with the Blackmagic Cinema Camera

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Blackmagic have just released a firmware update for the Cinema Camera which together with the latest version of Resolve bring a few changes to the workflow

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

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