Secondary Color Correction Primer

D e f i n i t i o n

Raster: This is computer terminology that has crossed over to video to represent an image created from horizontal lines of individual pixels. The raster refers to the entire video image.

While primary color correction affects the entire raster , secondary color correction limits its affect on specific geographic regions or color vectors. Secondary color correction can also affect specific tonal regions, but these regions are more specific than the shadows, midtones, and highlights that are used to qualify corrections in primary color correction. Figures 5-1 through 5-5 show a few of the interfaces for secondary color correction.

As color correction tools have become more ...

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