Timeline Color Space & Using Color Space Aware Grading Tools

Did you know some color grading tools adapt to your project settings? If you’re using color management, you’ll want to check this out.

Your timeline color space is the space that you’re grading it, and it can be different than your input and output spaces.

You can use something like DaVinci Wide Gamut Intermediate to give yourself a large metaphorical sandbox to play in, before your image is transformed into its output space.

Also, certain tools change depending on this setting. Resolve calls theme Color Space Aware. This helps tools (like the HDR palette) work more accurately.

In this video from Darren Mostyn, you’ll learn about:

  • Color management
  • Input Color Space
  • Setting Timeline Color Space
  • Comparing color spaces
  • DaVinci Wide Gamut Intermediate
  • Using Color Space Transforms

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