Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Adjusting the color of a clip, part of Working with Video in Lightroom.
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…Today I've been adjusting color and contrasting…clips to make them look more natural.…But I want to step back for a moment and show you how far you…can push the color in a shot to give it a particular aesthetic look.…Let's start with some of the built in controls.…With this shot selected, I'll start with the white balance.…Now, Auto maybe a little bit bluer, but I'd like…to go the opposite direction and warm this shot up.…So, notice there, blue changes one feeling, but I like a warmer sunset.…
I really want this to start to look golden.…That's feeling good.…I went a little too far.…So, I'll use the smaller increments there to back that off.…And then I can tint.…In this case, putting in a little bit of magenta warms that up.…That feels pretty good, and as I roll down…here, you'll note that I have controls for vibrance.…In this case, I could boost the color even…more, and you'll see that the histogram is shifting.…Now, it is possible to go too far and make it look artificial, so…try to find a balance of what…
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- Adding video to a Lightroom catalog
- Controlling video playback
- Isolating stills from video
- Trimming clips
- Adjusting white balance, color, and tone
- Creating custom develop settings
- Building a slideshow
- Adding watermarks to video
- Exporting video files in a professional format