Color correction


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Color correction

In the previous example, I was using a black and white lighting clip so therefore, I was not getting any color shift. However, color shift can occasionally be a problem. For example, I've got these nice gears here. I want to add some shadows, lighting effects to them. I have decided that this movement in this lighting layer is the exact type of movement that I would like. It has a strong vertical orientation just like the gears and it has some fun flashing going on. The problem is that this clip is very colorful. So if I apply to it something like an Overlay mode, you'll see we're going to get a lot of color shifts in the underlying gears. Too much so to be honest. There's a couple of ways of fixing that.

Mainly we want to turn it to grayscale image. The common way of doing it is to apply Color Correction > Hue/Saturation and back off on the Master Saturation. Get it down as much as you want, to where it's just a lighting effect rather than a colorization effect....

Color correction
Video duration: 6m 2s 43m 8s Intermediate

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Color correction provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects: Lighting Effects in Post

Subject:
Video
Software:
After Effects
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