Using the Reference Monitor


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Using the Reference Monitor

To begin our look at color correction, we're first going to talk about creating a Reference Monitor. A reference monitor allows you to view different parts of your footage at the same time. So, let's say, for example, I am color correcting this clip right here. This is actually a nested sequence with two clips in it. And I've applied the Fast Color Corrector effect. So, here is the before and here is after the effect. That looks pretty good. It has this cool, grungy, warm effect I am going to look for. But later on, when the clip cuts, there is a different clip entirely with a different color scheme. So, this, obviously, was not adjusted with this clip in mind.

So, with this clip it looks good, with this clip not so much. So, what we can do to see both of these at the same time is to create a Reference Monitor. So, go to the Window menu at the top of the interface and then go down and choose Reference Monitor. Now when you open up your Reference Monitor, it might be docked to t...

Using the Reference Monitor
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Using the Reference Monitor provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chad Perkins as part of the Premiere Pro CS4 Beyond the Basics

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Video
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