A Complete Beginner’s Guide.
What you’ll learn
Make any video clip look cinematic irrespective of the camera
Essentials tools of color grading and why we use them
Color grading using LUTs
Get perfect exposure and white balance
A very basic editing knowledge in DaVinci Resolve or any other video editing software
Welcome to the number 1 class about cinematic color grading in DaVinci Resolve 18!
Are you using DaVinci Resolve for editing your videos, but are you not sure what to do on the color grading page? Well, you have come to the right place!
Whether you are a professional or if you are just editing your travel videos, color grading can make or break your work! In this class, I’m going to teach you how to use this node-based color grading software in an easy way!
What will you learn in this class?
We will be color grading 6 clips from different cameras, like a GoPro, mirrorless camera, and drone. We will edit the clips from scratch and along the way, I will explain to you different methods to get that cinematic look in your videos. You will be editing along with me and that’s why I provide the raw video clips which you can download here.
DOWNLOAD THE RAW VIDEO CLIPS HERE
Structure of the class
The basics: In chapters 3 to 6 you will learn about the basics of color grading in DaVinci Resolve 18. I will give an overview of the color page and in-depth instructions on all the tools we are going to use.
Color grading: I will teach different methods of color grading and I will explain why we are using these different methods for different clips. For each clip, we will first dive into color correction (to get the perfect exposure and white balance), and after we will play with different color grading tools to achieve the desired cinematic look.
Tips and tricks: Along the way, I will teach you handy shortcuts. For example, getting the perfect white balance with just 1 click, copying color grading settings to all the project files & more!
Who is this class for?
This class is made for beginners. I will go through each step in detail, so even with little experience, I’m sure you can follow me along with the class!
Please contact me directly to get the project sources because Udemy doesn’t allow me to post links in the course description.
Who this course is for