Part 1: Intro (Lecture, approximately 15 minutes)
What is a DCTL?
What can it do?
What can’t it do?
What do I need to build a DCTL?
Part 2: Basic Image Science and Math (Lecture, approximately 45 minutes)
Basics of the RGB color model
Understanding color spaces
Understanding the behavior and underlying math of lift, gamma, gain, and offset
15 minute break
Part 3: Building our first DCTLs (Hands-on, approximately 1 hour 15 minutes)
Setting up the workspace
Using pseudo-code to lay the foundation
Exercise 1: Color space transform
Exercise 2: Static global adjustments
Exercise 3: Static value-based selective adjustments
Exercise 4: Static geometry-based selective adjustments
Exercise 5: Dynamic adjustments via UI slider/OpenFX
Overview of additional resources
-You will need the Studio version of Resolve 17 in order to follow along with the hands-on exercises. If you are on the non-Studio version, you can still watch and learn.
-Please download the following images in order to follow along with the hands-on portion of the presentation:
-Please download and extract the following .zip file, which contains several example DCTL scripts which will be used during the presentation: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DJiZcWONFzT4wgon5qHzKU1ORtcmZYAA/view?usp=sharing
-You will need a plain text editor such as Sublime Text in order to follow along with the hands-on portion of the presentation: https://www.sublimetext.com/3