Use Color Grading to Create an Afternoon Tone


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Creating an afternoon look

Late afternoon has a look all of it's own. We can simulate this sunny feeling of the time that approaches golden hour, that last hour before sunset quite simply with only a couple of color corrections. I have got looks applied to this clip. So, I'll open the Looks Builder and Late Afternoon, which is to us the colorista three way, has a little less ambient light because the sun is approaching the horizon. And of course you can use the mid-tone Luma adjustment to simulate falling ambient light just by reducing it slightly.

But it also has, especially in a sunny situation, an orangy yellow light to it. So, pushing these two together begins to simulate the sort of light we'd see. But there are some interesting colors that can happen late afternoon. The famous impressionist artist, Monet, painted many paintings in the afternoon and began to notice certain colors in the shadows. He began to notice that the shadows had a bluey red tinge to them.

And so, he began to add in purple into the shad...

Creating an afternoon look
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Creating an afternoon look provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Simon Walker as part of the The Art of Color Correction: Color Grading for Locations and Times of Day

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