Tinting with Colorama


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Tinting with Colorama

In this movie we're going to focus using Colorama for my personal favorite use, as the ultimate tinting effect. I've already set this up in the way I described in the first movie, with my Output Cycle preset to Ramp Grey. This gives me a grayscale image as the starting point. But whenever I'm tinting I want to maximize my Contrast and Input. I want to get the maximum ranges of dark colors to light colors to feed into this Output Cycle so I can get more gradations of tints. So to do that, I'll twirl open Input Phase again, go back to the Get Phase pop-up and try out some other options.

Intensity is the default for Black and White; it's very similar to Lightness. For something a bit brighter, you can try something like Value. But none of these are getting me a high degree of contrast of darks to lights. So, I might try some other phases. For example, I remember that these rocks were very red. So let's try the Red channel. In this case, the water is now turned very dark,...

Tinting with Colorama
Video duration: 5m 48s 3h 31m Intermediate

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Tinting with Colorama provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects: Insight into Effects

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Video
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After Effects
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