A Video Editor’s Quick Guide to Color Grading Presets

By | Shutterstock Blog

The role of a colorist is evolving, and more often video editors are color grading and color correcting footage themselves. With that in mind, here are a few ways you can easily adjust the overall look of your project in minutes.

White Balance

Before you start color grading your clips, you need to white balance the footage. This lets you maintain a consistent look, especially if footage was shot on different types of cameras or in different formats. Here are three quick ways to white balance footage in Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro, and DaVinci Resolve.

  1. How to White Balance in Final Cut Pro X – PremiumBeat
  2. How to White Balance in Premiere Pro using Fast Color Corrector – RocketStock
  3. How to White Balance in DaVinci Resolve – PremiumBeat

Read more and watch tutorials from on the Shutterstock Blog.




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