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show more Contrast provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the Motion: Lighting Effects in Post show less
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Contrast

Here's our trumpet player again and here's the lighting layer we'd like to add to it. The lighting layer has a nice diagonal orientation that more or less matches what's going on with the trumpet. The problem is that there's not a lot of contrast going on in this layer. So go ahead and apply it in something like Overlay mode. I just don't see that much lighting going on, not that much animation. I can try other modes such as Multiply or Color Burn, but there's just not enough contrast. So let's add some contrast to that lighting layer. I'll select it.

Apply Filter > Color Correction > Levels. I'll open up the Inspector for it and now with my Histogram, I can see that my lighting is only in a very narrow band of values. I'll bring down my input white to go ahead and boost the whites. I'll bring up my input black to go ahead and give more contrast. You can see what's happening in this upper-left corner here and it has a much stronger...

Contrast
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Contrast provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the Motion: Lighting Effects in Post

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Video
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