Repairing and Enhancing Video
Illustration by John Hersey

Repairing and Enhancing Video

with Richard Harrington

Video: Welcome

Hi, my name's Rich Harrington and welcome, we're going
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  1. 3m 14s
    1. Welcome
      1m 6s
    2. What you should know before taking the course
    3. Using the exercise files
      1m 16s
  2. 28m 37s
    1. Why you might need to clone video
      2m 11s
    2. The Clone Stamp tool
      3m 51s
    3. Cloning over time
      4m 27s
    4. The Healing Brush tool
      6m 10s
    5. The Patch tool
      1m 33s
    6. Content-Aware Fill
      4m 25s
    7. Keyframing a clone
      2m 49s
    8. Nondestructive cloning
      3m 11s
  3. 22m 36s
    1. Removing noise and grain from footage
      5m 1s
    2. Stabilizing footage
      7m 40s
    3. Fixing alignment
      2m 46s
    4. Sharpening video
      4m 25s
    5. Reducing camera shake in video
      2m 44s
  4. 17m 10s
    1. Modifying the footage frame rate
      4m 2s
    2. Retiming footage: Overcrank
      2m 55s
    3. Retiming footage: Slow motion
      3m 11s
    4. Reversing footage
      2m 54s
    5. Advanced time remapping
      4m 8s
  5. 8m 49s
    1. Removing lens distortion in video: Automatic
      2m 31s
    2. Removing lens distortion in video: Manual
      1m 41s
    3. Removing wide-angle distortion in video
      1m 57s
    4. Removing distortion with Upright
      2m 40s
  6. 26m 2s
    1. Rotoscoping with the Roto Brush
      2m 45s
    2. Refining the Roto Brush effect
      2m 2s
    3. Relighting the Roto Brush scene
      4m 7s
    4. Advanced roto workflow
      17m 8s
  7. 28m 58s
    1. Improving faded historical video
      7m 12s
    2. Replacing a blown-out sky in video
      10m 51s
    3. Recovering exposure
      10m 55s
  8. 1h 6m
    1. Secondary color grading with Photoshop
      5m 37s
    2. Using lookup tables (LUTs) for quick looks
      3m 16s
    3. The Photo Filter command
      1m 48s
    4. Advanced black-and-white conversion for footage
      4m 51s
    5. Stylizing color with gradient maps
      3m 24s
    6. Stylizing color with the Colorama effects
      4m 15s
    7. The Leave Color effect
      2m 42s
    8. Creating a spot color effect in Photoshop
      2m 3s
    9. Creating a film look
      5m 47s
    10. Creating a power window in Adobe After Effects
      6m 15s
    11. Sketched footage
      3m 19s
    12. Converting footage to vectors
      9m 11s
    13. Creating a painterly look
      3m 2s
    14. LAB color correction for video
      6m 8s
    15. Depth of field
      5m 12s
  9. 1m 12s
    1. Final thoughts
      1m 12s

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3h 23m Intermediate Jan 07, 2014

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Whether you want to fix a problem in post or simply give your video more style, this course will help everyone from motion graphics designers to video editors improve their footage. Rich Harrington uses Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, and even Illustrator to correct problems you'd encounter in real-world projects, like lens distortion, camera shake, noise and grain, and overblown exposure. Plus, you'll learn advanced techniques for speeding up or slowing down your video, rotoscoping footage, and using the numerous creative color and texture effects in Photoshop and After Effects. If your footage has ever needed some extra attention, this course is for you.

This course was created and produced by Rich Harrington. We are honored to host this content in our library.

Topics include:
  • Reviewing the retoucher's toolbox
  • Stabilizing footage
  • Fixing alignment
  • Retiming footage
  • Removing lens distortion
  • Using rotoscoping to enhance footage
  • Recovering exposure
  • Color grading with Photoshop
  • Converting to black and white
  • Creating a film or painterly look
  • Adding depth of field
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Richard Harrington


Hi, my name's Rich Harrington and welcome, we're going to be taking a look at repairing and enhancing footage. Now, this is a class for all sorts of folks, whether you think of yourself as a motion graphic designer or a video editor. We're going to be taking a look at ways to improve upon footage and I'm going to share with you several clips from real world projects. Now these clips are going to have a variety of problems. Sometimes it's just aesthetics, something I want to change about the shot to make it look better, or to compensate for something like lense distortion.

Other times it's going to be problems that we didn't catch in the field that we had to fix in post. I have a wide range of tools that we're going to throw at this. I'm going to find myself using Adobe Bridge to keep things organized. And then I'll spend equal time in Photoshop and After Effects to get the job done. In fact, we'll even jump into Adobe Illustrator for a cool special effect, involving vectors. Whether you want to make your footage look better or, just give it a little bit more style. I think you're going to have a lot of fun today with this course. So, thanks for joining me.

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