Grading Tips for Creating Color Contrast

One possibly way to make your images look better is to add color contrast.

That just means adding separation between different colors, which helps it look more colorful without being over-saturated.

There’s several tools in DaVinci Resolve that can help you accomplish this. Try them all and find the ones that work for you!

In this video from motionvfx, you’ll learn about:

  • 00:28 – Using Primaries to add Color Contrast
  • 02:01 – Using Custom Curves
  • 02:55 – Using Qualifiers
  • 05:20 – A Cleaner Method than Qualifiers
  • 08:55 – LAB Color Space Method
  • 14:51 – Creating more Color Harmony with RGBMixer
  • 18:50 – The problem with grading Rec709 Footage
  • 20:42 – Summary

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