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#1 Jeff Kolada

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Posted 01 March 2011 - 12:50 PM

I'm looking for any books or blogs or just about anything that discusses the aesthetics of color correction. The differences in colors, what works best where, how to achieve a certain feel, CC for broadcast, for projection, etc.

Anyone have any good books or references?
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#2 Robert Houllahan

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Posted 02 March 2011 - 06:21 PM

Check this one out:

http://www.amazon.co...n/dp/0240809904

Nothing beats hands on experience though... I started grading film about seven years ago and it took a little while for me not to get yelled at... :blink: but I found out allot over time about what aesthetics people liked and what different kinds of people want. There really are allot of "tells" in the images themselves and I am lucky in that I push film on a DaVinci desk and don't grade dslr footage too much... the more range there is in the original the more creative you can get in the color room...

-Rob-
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#3 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 02 March 2011 - 08:52 PM

Look into some book on color theory in general and also read up a lot on art history. Get a feeling for how painters used colors ect, and then move on the photography ;)
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