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Adobe® After Effects® 7.0 Classroom in a Book® by Adobe Creative Team

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Chapter 8. Performing Color Correction

Performing Color Correction

Not every shot you receive will be a pristine masterpiece. Most shots will require some degree of color correction. With After Effects, you can transform a dull, lifeless shot into a bright, sharp clip in no time.

Lesson overview

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In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

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Use masks to isolate areas of an image for color correction.

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Use the Color Balance effect to enhance areas of a shot.

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Use the Auto Levels effect to introduce a color shift.

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Use a track matte to isolate an area of an image.

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