Join Steve Wright for an in-depth discussion in this video Using MatchGrade on the same clip (Nuke X), part of Nuke 8 New Features.
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…The MatchGrade node can match the grade between an ungraded and graded…versions of the same clip, or match the grade between two different clips.…The color grade can be done in the MatchGrade node itself, or…a color correction file that can be exported to be used elsewhere.…Let's start by looking at the simplest case, extracting a baked in grade.…In this first case here I have two versions of the same clip.…This is the color corrected version, perhaps written out by the…editor, and over here, is the original, raw DPX log file.…
And we have to try to match the color…grade between the log image and the linear image.…So, we'll select the node, and add our match grade.…I'll type the tab key to get my search, and type MAT and there is MatchGrade.…It hooks up to the source, the one I want to…change and the target, the one I want to match to.…The first thing we do is tell it what task we want to perform.…And by default, it's going to match the graded source.…The case we're working on right now.…We want to set the analysis mode to Auto Analyse per frame.…
Note: This course is specifically designed for current Nuke artists who just want to learn about the new features in Nuke. For a more thorough exploration of Nuke 8, check out Steve's Nuke 8 Essential Training course.