Fix exposure with Levels After Effects CC


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Fixing exposure with Levels

Of course, there'll be times where you want to make adjustments to the exposure of a video file. I encourage you to use levels to make these adjustments so you can get a real time feedback as you make these adjustments. To show you what I mean let's make sure we have Layer 1 selected in the timeline, and then go up under Effect > Color Correction > Levels. With levels selected, we get this box with another gradient underneath of it. And as I'm looking at my image here, I can tell that it's slightly over exposed. So I'm going to click on the left side of the histogram here, and when I start to drag.

Notice I'm getting color information in here. Well, actually I'm getting some kind of information in here. If you go to these two circles on the right, if I click the top one, this actually contains the color information, the red channel, the green channel, and the blue channel. Now, if we click this other dot here, that's going to change for our Luminance values. And ...

Fixing exposure with Levels
Video duration: 3m 5s 14h 52m Appropriate for all Updated Nov 03, 2014

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Fixing exposure with Levels provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the After Effects CC Essential Training

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