“In visual perception a color is almost never seen as it really is—as it physically is. This fact makes color the most relative medium in art.”
One of the most sophisticated toolsets within the Avid editor is the color-correction toolset. Within color correction you have access to a wide range of controls and adjustments that let you make fine adjustments to the “look” of the images in your program. Avid Media Composer and Avid NewsCutter share a basic version of this toolset while Avid Symphony contains a more advanced version. In this chapter we’ll look at both sets of tools but focus our attention primarily on the version in Media Composer and NewsCutter.
Color correction is a very precise ...