Join Patrick Inhofer for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding the 3-Way controls: Shadows, Midtones, and Highlights, part of Up and Running with SpeedGrade CC.
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Most color correction apps and most nonlinear editors…have some sort of three way color correction interface.…What they generally don't have are four sets of those interfaces.…As we have here in SpeedGrade CC.…So I like calling SpeedGrade CC's color…correction interface a twelve way color corrector.…Not only do we have an offset gamma gain for overall, we've got those exact…same set of controls for shadows, mid tones and highlights.…But the first thing that will confuse most people is, well.…
What part of the image when I look at…it is considered a shadow, a mid-tone, or a highlight?…Well, the developers at SpeedGrade have thought about…that problem and they've given you a solution.…So if I'm over here in the Overall tab, notice that when…I click on any of these other tonal ranges, we'll start with Shadows,…a new menu pops out here. It's the Grayout menu.…And it's designed to show you precisely, what does…SpeedGrade consider to be in the range of shadow controls?…I click on this pull down menu, I've got three options.…
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