Join Patrick Inhofer for an in-depth discussion in this video Keying and grading skies, part of Up and Running with SpeedGrade CC.
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…In this movie, I'll share with you a very common use I…have for secondaries, which is enhancing the look of clouds and skies.…We are going to start here on 05_03_DML_END.…We are going to pick up where we left off…last time on the short sequence from deadman's lake.…And we are going to start with this shot where we have got a…lot of clouds up here and what we want to do is enhance it.…We want to give them a little bit more pop.…Make them a little bit more of a character in this image.…And as we look at this image, if I turn…both of these off, we can see what we've done already.…
We've done two primary layers.…Mostly a variety of tweaks to add a lot more punch to this image.…What we're going to do now is add a secondary…layer and we're going to try to key out those skies.…I could do this here in this layer stack, but…I think I might want to re-use this correction on…other angles.…And one of the easiest ways of speeding B grade to use…specific fixes and share them on other shots, is to use grading layers.…So, rather then doing this correction here in…
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- 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