Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Advanced black-and-white conversion for footage, part of Repairing and Enhancing Video.
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…One of my favorite effects in the Adobe Suite, is the black and…white filter, which essentially allows you to do custom black and white conversion.…Getting rid of color is not as simple as a quick desaturation.…The actual color value should impact the black and white conversion and…when you can control that conversion you could add emphasis into certain areas.…Maybe you want the blue tones darker to make the…sky more dramatic or you want to lift the green area…a little bit to lighten up the grass.…Well, using this controls manually gives you some great results.…
Lets start in PhotoShop and then we'll move in…after effects, and I'll show you how this works.…We'll start here with this first shot, and…I'm going to add the black and white effect.…Now out of the bat, it does a basic…conversion and you can click Auto to have it guess.…But really the great parts are using this…On Image tool, which allows you to click and…it intelligently goes after the correct slider.…So I can lift up his skin tones a little bit here.…
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- 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
Skill Level Intermediate
After Effects Apprentice 12: Tracking and Keyingwith Chris Meyer3h 54m Intermediate
After Effects CC Essential Trainingwith Ian Robinson14h 52m Appropriate for all
1.The Retoucher's Toolbox
2. Restoration in Action: Video
3. Changing the Speed of Video
4. Correcting for Lens Distortion
5. Using Rotoscoping to Enhance Footage
Advanced roto workflow17m 8s
6. Recovering Video with Exposure
Recovering exposure10m 55s
7. Stylizing Footage
Final thoughts1m 12s
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