Color correction and color grading are essential if you want your video to look professional. Since your video will likely be watched on many different devices with many different screens, chances are it will look slightly different to everyone.
To optimize the quality of the image for everyone, you can use some of the tools built into Premiere Pro to analyse the color in your video and adjust them accordingly. This also avoids making incorrect decisions that can arise from your own monitor not representing the colour accurately.
In this tutorial we will cover:
The Waveform Monitor - Shows you the luma (brightness) distribution in your image. Ideal for analysing and correcting the exposure of your image.
The RGB Parade - Like the waveform monitor, but with 3 different displays, one for each colour channel. Great for adjusting white balance and identifying incorrect colour tints and hues in the image.
The Vectorscope - Shows the colour distribution in your image. Great for adjusting for colour shifts and, using the skin tone line, the best tool to ensure that your skin colours are represented accurately.
Tobias Gleissenberger from Melbourne, Australia got hooked onto film making and visual effects with the rise of YouTube. After watching way too many videos from Freddie Wong, Final Cut King and Video Copilot, he realised that creating impressive VFX was now well within the reach of the indie filmmaker.
Unable to find videos that were both educational AND entertaining, he started to create his own style of 'edutainment' tutorials online. He enjoys sharing his enthusiasm and passion for filmmaking and visual effects with anyone who is willing to put up with his 'special' type of humour.
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