Chapter 22. Making Color Adjustments in the Primary In Room

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The various “rooms” of the Color interface are ordered according to a traditional colorist’s workflow. Basic corrections to the overall shot are usually performed using the Primary In controls, found in the Primary In tab, located at the top of Color’s interface (FIGURE 22.1). Next, the controls in the Secondaries room are used to make more targeted adjustments to specific features within the shot. After that, the Color FX room provides additional ways to create custom effects and more extreme stylizations, building upon the Primary and Secondary corrections you’ve already made. Lastly, the Primary Out room provides additional controls for ...

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