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Creating a midday look

Let's have a look at the color of light at midday. I've got two shots here, one shot at midday and the other shot in the afternoon. And it's very clear the difference in color between these two shots, shot from the same bridge in Venice. The second clip is much cooler, and that's because it's much later in the afternoon. And the first shot was shot around by lunchtime. Apart from anything else, it is warmer especially because the sun is out. So how would we go around making this shot look as though it matched the first shot in that it was earlier in the day? Let's select this clip, and apply looks.

And then open the looks builder. Lighting effects can generally be attributed to the highlights in an image. So, let's move our slider towards, yellow. And when the highlights are quite bright, then the shadows can become a little darker, you can get a little more contrast in the image. Let's move the highlights a little warmer, and then get a slight more contrast.

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Creating a midday look
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Creating a midday 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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