Color Grading Essentials In DaVinci Resolve 18 – A Beginner’s Guide

Color Grading Essentials In DaVinci Resolve 18 – A Beginner’s Guide

Are you using DaVinci Resolve for editing your videos, but are you not sure what to do on the color grading page? Well, you have come to the right place!

Whether you are a professional or if you are just editing your travel videos, color grading can make or break your work! In this class, I’m going to teach you how to use this node-based color grading software in an easy way

What will you learn in this class?
We will be color grading 6 clips from different cameras, like a GoPro, mirrorless camera, and drone. We will edit the clips from scratch and along the way, I will explain to you different methods to get that cinematic look in your videos.

Structure of the class

  • The basics: In chapters 3 to 6 you will learn about the basics of color grading in DaVinci Resolve 18. I will give an overview of the color page and in-depth instructions on all the tools we are going to use.
  • Color grading: I will teach different methods of color grading and I will explain why we are using these different methods for different clips. For each clip, we will first dive into color correction (to get the perfect exposure and white balance), and after we will play with different color grading tools to achieve the desired cinematic look.
  • Tips and tricks: Along the way, I will teach you handy shortcuts. For example, getting the perfect white balance with just 1 click, copying color grading settings to all the project files & more!