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Robert Olding
Re: FCP X and PPro - Same footage, differing color.
on May 18, 2020 at 3:57:57 pm

Color Management while editing and grading video is a difficult thing to get a handle on. It takes me back 20-25 years to the days of attempting to match color in the print world. I believe it's still more art than science and compromise rules the day.

Yes, a user would think that all the applications using the same footage, on the same computer, viewing through the same monitors, should all look the same. Reasonably, I don't see why they shouldn't.

Here's some good reading to help. Just be warned, you're headed down a deep, deep, rabbit hole.

1. Taming Color Management

2. Colour Management for Video Editors

Robert Olding

Studio Eight | Director of Photography
Minneapolis, MN

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