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#354 - How Professional Colorists Fix Badly Shot Footage

One of the tricky things about being a freelance editor is dealing with all kinds of footage.

Sometimes it's beautifully shot.

Sometimes it's not.

The trouble is, online grading tutorials or training courses are often demonstrating their techniques with really nice-looking footage, so they can't teach you much about rescuing poorly exposed, badly framed, entirely non-white balanced catastrophes.

But fear not, in this issue of Cut/daily we'll tackle that challenge with aplomb, thanks to a couple of professional colorists who have had the presence of mind to think of the hardworking freelance editor, scratching out a living at the coal face of the media-industrial complex.

Onwards into shot-rescuing glory!

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