Overwhelmed by nodes? This a good place to start.
When color grading many shots, you’ll want to know how to build your node tree to streamline your work.
But there’s many flavors of nodes, and an endless number of tools in the color page…
How many nodes are really needed?
And what order should they be in?
If you’ve asked yourself those questions, here’s one recommendation from a smart colorist that may help.
In this video from Cullen Kelly, you’ll learn about:
- Building a default node graph
- What is a node?
- Where to add contrast
- Creating new nodes
- Using parallel nodes
- Adding outside nodes
- How big should a node graph be?
Gedaly is the Managing Editor of DVresolve.com. He is a professional editor, having cut national commercials for major companies, and does color & VFX for indie films at Mask & Feather. He’s also a filmmaker, writing and directing shorts & features. Gedaly is the co-founder of Working.Actor and former marketing strategist for large brands.