Changing colors in footage


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Changing colors in footage

Just like you will want to adjust luminance, or in other words brightness often, you'll also probably want to adjust colors often. So, we're going to start looking at that here. I'm going to apply the Hue/Saturation effect to this layer, just drag-and-drop onto these flowers here. We've got a bunch of cool colors of flowers. If we're adjusting luminance, it's fairly simple, because typically that's something that we want to do on a global scale. We want to make everything brighter, everything darker. But oftentimes with colors, we want to isolate those things. Say, for example, in this case, we might want to take these take these blue-ish, purple-ish, violet-ish flowers here and tone that color down, or we might want to change that to a different color, and the Hue/Saturation effect will allow us to do that.

First, let's talk about the Channel Control dropdown at the top. This is where it all boils down to. By default, the Channel Control is set to Master. In...

Changing colors in footage
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Changing colors in footage provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chad Perkins as part of the After Effects CS5 Essential Training

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