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The After Effects Illusionist, 2nd Edition by Chad Perkins

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6The Color Correction Effects

The Color Correction effect category contains more effects than any other single category in all of After Effects—29 now, to be exact. While that isn’t really an indicator of importance, it just so happens that these effects might be the most important in After Effects. I say that because all workflows use color, and therefore can utilize color tools. The compositor might never need The Fractal Noise effect. The text animator may never find a use for the Color Difference Key effect. But they both still use color, and will more than likely need to use tools for adjusting color often. The effects in this category change colors, remove colors, isolate colors, colorize footage, bring colors into compliance with a video ...

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