Using the RGB Mixer to Fix Poorly Shot Footage

Sometimes the footage sucks.

That’s never the goal when shooting of course, but things happen.

Now you’ve got a shot that’s too dark and the color balance is off, and you can’t just replace it with something else…

Making bad footage usable is it’s own art form, and a good colorist should have a few tricks up their sleeve to help.

Understanding how to adjust and mix channels using the RGB mixer is a great way to quickly balance an image.

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

  • RGB Mixer basics
  • Creating a monochrome image
  • Balancing the image
  • Additional corrective adjustments

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