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First-Time Filmmaker F*ck-ups by Daryl Goldberg

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Fuck-Up #62

“Cinematography Happens While Shooting”

The magic of color correction

 

“The chief aim of colour should be to serve expression as well as possible.”4

—Matisse

 

The Fuck-Up…

Most moviegoers are completely unaware color correction exists. Furthermore, most people working in film don’t truly understand just how much a movie’s look can drastically change during this incredible process. By not appreciating the power of color correction, you risk missing out on your last chance to reshape the look and feel of your movie.

How to Do It Right…

With color correction, you can alter the visual look and feel of your movie, long after you shoot it. This may involve subtle changes such as matching the lighting from one shot to another or improving ...

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