Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Color Stabilizer, part of After Effects: Insight into Effects.
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Sometimes you may encounter a shot that flickers. The Luminance values change…erratically throughout the shot.…This can happen with old or archival footage that's a bad development of a…film or it can happen, if you say how auto contrast or auto exposure turn on…the camera.…Something flies through the scene to temporarily darken it or brighten it and…causes flickering in the overall luminance.…Well, there is an effect in After Effects called the Color Stabilizer, which…can help to remove some things, flickers and contrast or color throughout a shot.…
Let's give it a quick look.…Here is a piece of archival footage that's has an issue with some flickering…in the luminance.…You're particularly notice it in this black to white gradient on the back…wall where the gradient seems to move, because the midtone values of the shot…are changing over time.…Let's select our footage and apply Effect > Color Correction > Color Stabilizer.…Color stabilizer gives you a few different options on how you stabilize this image.…
After Effects gurus Chris and Trish Meyer share their real-world insight into how to get the most out of the effects that come bundled with this popular software. After Effects: Insight into Effects covers their favorite effects, hidden gems, optimal parameter ranges, "gotchas" to avoid, and alternative effects to consider. Among other tidbits, this course also contains "special topic" movies that pertain to more than one effect, demonstrate how to use After Effects more efficiently, and compare different effects to try in order to achieve a desired creative result. After Effects: Insight into Effects is recommended for all After Effects users, regardless of which version they use. This ongoing series that will be updated with new movies on a regular basis.
This course was recorded using After Effects CS4, but it contains many timeless concepts and effects. After Effects: Insight into Effects is recommended for all After Effects users, regardless of which version they use. This is an ongoing series that will be updated with new movies on a regular basis.