What’s the Difference Between Color Correction and Color Grading? Basically, color correction is fixing an image. Perhaps, the white balance is off, or certain colors are weak or too strong. Color Grading is the process to adjust the contrast, set the exposure and balance the color in all the clips in a scene, so they match each other. The final step is to create a look that supports the emotion and setting of the scene. The following image was from a video we were supplied and asked to clean-up and re-edit. Not great. It has an unattractive green color cast and the bright…
When you watch a film or video, it’s hard to know what production challenges have been met that subsequently made it look good.