Join Patrick Inhofer for an in-depth discussion in this video Colorist lingo: What is a secondary correction?, part of Up and Running with SpeedGrade CC.
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…In this movie we're going to be talking about,…secondary corrections and how to perform them in SpeedGrade?…And I thought we'd start off with a little…introduction as to the nomenclature, what is a secondary correction?…And colorists call anything where you're isolating a section of the image…and doing something to it, they tend to call that a secondary correction.…It's usually what you do after you do your initial primary,…balancing out the image and setting your contrast.…It can be anything from applying a mask to pulling keys.…
And the result, the goal of a secondary correction is two fold.…One, you're either fixing a very specific problem on…a part of the image, not on the entire image.…Or you're looking to achieve a very specific creative goal.…We're going to be talking about in this chapter masks, which…can be applied to both Primary Layers and Secondary Layers.…We're also going to be talking about keying,…hue, saturation, luminance, all three together or…some combination, to select a range of…pixels and manipulate them based on those attributes.…
This course was created by Patrick Inhofer and produced by Robbie Carman. We are honored to host this content in our library.
- Understanding the interface and reading scopes
- Getting clips and projects into SpeedGrade
- Understanding the 3-way controls
- Making contrast and color corrections
- Pulling HSL keys
- Making secondary corrections and using custom look layers
- Tracking masks to objects
- Matching shots
- Rendering footage
- Moving timelines between Premiere Pro and SpeedGrade