Chapter 11. Controlling Contrast

Lesson Files

 

Lesson Files > Lesson 11 > Contrast.fcp

Media

 

Dance Correction Example

Time

 

This lesson takes approximately 60 minutes to complete.

Goals

 

Break down a video image into its components

  

Incorporate video scopes in the grading process

  

Use the Color Corrector 3-way filter

  

Modify the contrast of an image

  

Understand contrast, blacks, mids, whites, highlights, and grayscale

Color correction is a process for enhancing a video image. It is sometimes called finishing, because it’s typically the last step in finalizing the image. A color correction artist, or colorist, is charged with molding raw, photographed images into something fantastic. In some cases, color correction involves using broad strokes to dramatically ...

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