In this first section of a two part series we look at the basic issues of viewer subjectivity, the way the brain compensates based on context and perceptual history, using scopes as an objective measure of color values, and the concept of clipping and crushing the black and white points of an image.


Color Grading Hardware
Cutting Through The Haze
Staying Objective in a Subjective World
Subjective Contrast Between Shots
Temporal Effects on Contrast
Contrast Within the Frame
Perceptual History
Working with Waveform Scopes
Clipping and Crushing
Working with Parade Scopes