Learn how to correct the color balance in your footage with specific emphasis on clips that are were shot under mixed lighting conditions or were improperly white balanced in the camera.
Focus Your Viewer’s Attention
One of the jobs of a color correction to focus the viewer’s eye on what is important in the frame. You’ll learn how to apply Resolve’s powerful secondary correction tools like windows, curves and blurs to keep the attention where it belongs.
Create Popular Looks
Visual trends are important, and when an idea or stylistic element goes viral your clients may want to cash in on it. That’s why this tutorial will show you how to create a variety of popular looks that regularly make their way back into movies.
Make Footage Problems Disappear
We’ve all come across clips that need some form of cleanup. Whether you need to remove dead pixels, dust, remove headache-inducing flicker, or make archive footage presentable, you’ll learn how to use plethora of Resolve’s image-fixing tools.
This tutorial was designed for beginning to intermediate editors, colorists and media content creators who want to improve their footage. This tutorial assumes a basic familiarity with DaVinci Resolve 15. Users who need a foundational understanding of DaVinci Resolve should purchase our Editing & Color Grading 101 Course for DaVinci Resolve 15.
Software Version: DaVinci Resolve 15.2 or Higher. A tutorial update may be available in the future, see our Upgrade Policy for more details.
Jason Bowdach, C.S.I. is a professional colorist, finishing artist, and post production engineer based in Los Angeles, CA. Jason’s color work spans the gamut from corporate projects for clients such as Adobe and Google to independent short and feature films. He is the post production engineer for the broadcast network The Africa Channel; a Blackmagic Design certified trainer, and a member of the Colorist Society International.Full Bio