Chapter 11. Controlling Contrast

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Dance Correction Example



This lesson takes approximately 60 minutes to complete.



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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