How to Adjust Luminance


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Adjusting luminance

Another Color Correction task that you'll perform quite frequently is that of adjusting luminance, or in other words, the brightness of a clip. Oftentimes, it's tough to get the right exposure when you're shooting video, especially if it's kind of like a run and gun situation, where something is happening in front of you and you don't have time to set up a big lighting crew and everything for it. You've just kind of got to shoot. So we've got this clip here that's a little bit underexposed. Now previously, we've been using Brightness & Contrast. If you just search for that in the Effects panel and just apply that here, you can work with it. Open up Brightness & Contrast and there is Brightness value here, but typically, you would not want to use that.

I kind of broke my own rule in the last movie, just so I could explain Contrast. But here is why this effect is a no-no, usually. I want you to watch these shadow areas. If I increase Brightness, it&#...

Adjusting luminance
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Adjusting luminance provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chad Perkins as part of the Premiere Pro CS5 Essential Training

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Video
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