Using the RGB Parade to correct color casts


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Using the RGB Parade to correct color casts

As you remember from reading the Y Waveform, the true value of video black is 16 and the true value of video white is 235. Black and white should have no colorcast because black is the absence of color and white is all colors together; therefore, black and white are true neutral colors and should read at 16 and 235 across all three color channels of red, green, and blue. Let's take a look at how we can measure this. All right! So we have our corrected image, as far as setting our blacks and whites, and now we're ready to correct colorcast.

We do that by switching to the RGB Parade, and we measure this graph by looking at the three color channels as we read the image across from left to right three times. So in reading this full image, we come back over to our red, green, and blue, and we need to make sure that our black values are aligned and our white values are aligned. And as we see here, we can immediately tell that there's a pretty strong red colorcast in both our blacks ...

Using the RGB Parade to correct color casts
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Using the RGB Parade to correct color casts provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ashley Kennedy as part of the Avid Media Composer 6 Essential Training

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