Using the Vectorscope to improve skin tones


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Using the Vectorscope to improve skin tones

Besides blacks and whites, the human eye is very perceptive to skin tones. By using the Vectorscope, you can adjust chroma, hues and saturations as well as correct the hues of skin tones. We'll take a look at the Vectorscope in this movie. Unlike the Y-Waveform and the RGB Parade, the Vectorscope contains no information about luma levels. Just chroma. So this monitor is our chance to really hone in on the chroma levels of this image, both hue and saturation, and make adjustments as necessary. Let's take a look at how to read the Vectorscope.

The Vectorscope, which I've populated again by clicking in our list, is basically just a big color wheel. Now again, I apologize we can't read the values here but I assure you you would be able to, if you have a little bit more real estate. But let's just use our chroma wheels as a guide. Starting here we have our Reds, Magenta, Blue, Cyan, Green and Yellow. Now our trace indicates that we have a medium saturated image residing bet...

Using the Vectorscope to improve skin tones
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Using the Vectorscope to improve skin tones provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ashley Kennedy as part of the Avid Media Composer 5 Essential Training

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