Part Two: Grading the Short Film ‘Bread’
In this Insight we are going to take a look at the matching aspect of the grade on the bread short film that I recently graded for a friend.
The match on this project is a tricky one.
Due to the material being rec709 and compressed the shadows and highlights are right on the edge in some shots.
I show you my approach to the match including using the same node structure across all shots to help it stay consistent.
I also keep my matching as simple as possible. Start with Offset for balance and exposure and tune the final 5% with the log controls or lift gamma and gain.
It’s a lot easier to show matching than righting about it so let’s jump to the video!
A breakdown of the ideas and processes I cover in the video below :
- Realtime Matching
- Don’t Get Stuck On One Shot!
- Focus On One Or Two Things At A Time
- Dont’ Shape And Match At The Same Time
- Realtime Matching Including Mistakes
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