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Nuke 101: Professional Compositing and Visual Effects, Second Edition by Ron Ganbar

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4. Color Correction

Wow. This is a bit naive, calling a lesson “Color Correction.” It should be a whole course on its own. But this book is about more than that, and limited space reduces color correction to a single chapter. So let me start by explaining what it means.

Color correction refers to any change to the perceived color of an image. Making an image lighter, more saturated, changing the contrast, making it bluer—all of this is color correction. You can make an image look different as the result of a stylistic decision. But you can also color correct to combine two images so they feel like part of the same scene. This task is performed often in compositing when the foreground and the background need to have colors that work well together. ...

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