Discover the goals of primary chroma corrections.
Learn to use color wheel controls to perform primary chroma corrections.
Learn to use RGB curves controls to perform primary chroma corrections.
Learn to use pedestal gamma gain controls to make primary chroma corrections.
Find out what steps are considered secondary color correction.
Discover the goals of secondary color correction.
Many color correction effects use the luma information in your shot to classify pixels as shadows midtones and highlights. Learn to define the tonal range to isolate specific areas of your shots for correction.
Learn to isolate a portion of a shot based on hue, saturation, and luminance by creating a sample based mask.
When you want to isolate a specific area of your shot for color correction, and the luma and chroma properties have a range too wide to sample, a hand drawn mask can get the job done.
Learn to take your stationary mask and put it in motion to keep your corrections from drifting when your subject is in motion.