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Stylizing a hot location with color grading

Changing the warm colors in a shot can also help us to identify how we feel about that particular location. I'm going to open Looks on this first clip which was shot in Venice. And I can use a 3 Way Color Corrector . Here we go. To move the highlights towards the yellow that the sun typically gives off, or rather the yellow light that's influenced by the sun's position at different times of day.

And then I can also extend or exaggerate the mood, how I feel about the warmth of this image, by increasing the oranges and mid-tones. The more you do this, the more you begin to stylize the colors in the image and the more you begin to talk to the audience in terms of how you want them to feel about the shot. Just these two corrections have a much warmer feel to them. You can just feel the extra warmth if you were sitting in Venice in these lighting conditions.

But many filmmakers extend this stylizing to actually make a distinct separation between two locations to communicate what characters ar...

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Stylizing a hot location with color grading 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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