Join Jason Osder for an in-depth discussion in this video Correcting color for consistency, part of Documentary Editing with Premiere Pro.
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Color Correction is a necessary step in all professional projects.…This is for technical reasons to make sure the signal is within acceptable range and…also for aesthetic reasons, to sort of smooth things out when there are changes in color…tone and sometimes to add an emotive effect.…In this case, we're mostly concerned with evening out the colors so that we don't have a jarring…effect when we switch from one shot to another, especially if they were shot under different lighting conditions.…
Now this material was well shot, and that just goes to show you, especially with outdoor…shooting, there's no avoiding those lighting changes and therefore there's almost always…the need for some color correction.…Like with many specialized functions in Premiere Pro, I start by setting up my workspace.…I am going to start with one of the pre-built workspaces, but then I'm going to adapt it to my own needs.…The Color Correction Workspace brings up automatically the Reference Monitor, and that's going to…
This course is part of a series that looks at Documentary Editing from the point of view of 3 different editors in 3 different editing applications. For more insight on editing documentary projects, take a look at Documentary Editing with Avid Media Composer and Documentary Editing with Final Cut Pro X.
- Interpreting a creative brief
- Logging interviews and other footage
- Pulling selects and presenting ideas
- Building sequences and scenes
- Creating title graphics
- Animating images
- Adjusting b-roll shots
- Tightening clip timing
- Compressing and exporting multiple files