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What makes the colours in UHD demo footage so vibrant?

Whatever display you watch 4k and 8k demo footage on (I'm watching it in 1080p), the colours are so much more vibrant and engaging than 4k footage shot on phones, filmed for and shown on broadcast TV, ...
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Color shift of exported video which varies between applications

I've been struggling with this issue for some time and I'm hoping that maybe here someone will be able to provide me with a satisfactory explanation (or better yet solution). Setup My setup is an ...
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How to read 10-bit RGB values from HDR video?

I had a HDR video and the format is ProRes. The colour bit depth of ProRes is 10-bit. I would like to extract the 10-bit RGB values from the HDR video. As per this link, I have first converted the 10-...
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Loss of Colour Detail After Premiere Pro Render

I've been struggling with this issue for a while now as I record and upload video game footage onto YouTube. I record using OBS Studio then usually edit/render the video in Premiere Pro before ...
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Histogram measurement in single spot

I have a video that I shot for scientific purposes. I would like to measure the colour information in a single spot and export for example the RGB or CMYK values of that spot through every frame into ...
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How to avoid colour variations as transcoding?

When I transcode an After Effect's generated .avi to .mp4, using handbrake or ffmpeg, I get some colour variation: This is hex:99cc33 colour looks like when creating the animation on After Effects: ...
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Is wide-gamut video primarily an increase in saturation (for the layperson)?

Moving from SRGB to P3 and soon Rec2020 for most consumer devices... perceptually, is this just an increase in saturation? I understand the chromaticity diagrams, and there is of course hue expansion ...
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Leaving white balance for post-processing. Is it a bad idea?

I am new to video. I have a HandyCam (CX405). I don't like trusting in the auto-white balance because it is variable and unpredictable, but changing manually between indoor/outdoor or doing re-...
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Is there a way to get two colors to combine in After Effects?

Let's say that we have two text layers. One says red and is indeed the color red. The other text layer says green and is colored green. When they overlap, I want those two colors to combine and create ...
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How to post-process an image to turn trees blue and a face yellow?

I'm wondering what effect makes the woods so blue and the skin so yellow. I think it's quite a common and trendy effect. If somebody knows what is there changed, it would be nice to tell me :) ...
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Why are there so many color spaces available?

Whatever you are exporting, photo or video, you can choose between an enormous amount of color spaces. sRGB, Adobe RGB 98, Apple RGB, and many more. But why there so many different color spaces? Do ...
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What is the colour range of most videos?

Colour range (Limited, Expanded) is something I've only thought of recently, and I'm worried I may have introduced colour banding into some of my videos. When doing a standard MP4 export from ffmpeg, ...
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Odd color split on Carnival light video

Don't know what is going on. This is a screenshot of a carnival ride and there seems to be color on the top and bottom of the video but not in the middle? I'm using an S8+.
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Software used for Film Colourization

Recently watched this video showing colour restoration of a Black & White film. Which software did they use for this purpose? Any guess?
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The color in my video appears to be darker after I export it from Premiere Pro

Is there a setting I can change to keep the color the same as the original? The color is set to RGB in the Illustrator file, and appears the same in After Effects and Premiere Pro. When I export it, ...
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How can a more dynamic look of graphics be achieved in Flash CS 5.5?

I have two graphics each moving on a separate guide (path) on the main timeline. Both graphics have their own timelines with multiple layers of other graphics which are animated further to perform ...
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The videos I uploaded to a Facebook canvas are discolored. Any thoughts on why?

I built a Facebook canvas advertisementwith a mixture of image, video, and carousel elements. When you first load the canvas element, the video elements match the other imagery used in the ad well. ...
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Color shift uploading to Youtube

I have an animation i After Effects (1920x1080, 25fps, Color working space sRGB 1966) with Illustrator doc in sRGB. The colors are correct when playing in project and also when exported and playing in ...
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Premiere Pro CS6: how to change color of a clip as time progresses?

I am trying out a few things for PPro, since I'm new to it (coming from Camtasia Studio 8) and I'm wondering, since a lot can be done, is it possible to not have the clip with a black and white effect,...
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Why is YouTube and VLC making a slight but noticeable mess of my video background?

Retitling and reediting, after a few tips from Mulvya. I've got a div on my blog, with background color set to #83d3c9. Yesterday I tried creating a video on AE where the background was set to ...
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How to give different colors to duplicate composition in after effects?

So, I have this composition with an animated letter. Each letter is a different composition. To save me some work I duplicate the repeating letters. However I want to change the colour of one letter ...
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Why does Final Cut Pro 10.3.1 turn my footage red?

If I import footage from a certain camera (h.264 in an mp4 container), FCP will render the colours very skewed, like only the red channel is being used: The problem persists if the footage is ...
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Quicktime PNG codecs turn blue on most recent Premiere Pro CC update

I recently updated my copy of Premiere CC to 2015.4, and many of my downloaded effects overlay videos turned blue. (Attached is a blood spray effect). These were all downloaded from the website ...
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How to change every black pixel to a special color?

I want to extract all video frames as images and change every black (pure black) pixel of the images to a special color. (R=3,G=3,B=3) I used this command to extract video frames : ffmpeg -I myVideo....
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What is the difference between RGB and RGB + Alpha?

I know what is Alpha channel but when I rendered a motion logo using RGB and RGB + Alpha in After Effects, I didn't see any difference. So what's the basic difference between them and how to decide ...
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How can I generate a color-correct h264/MP4 from a DPX sequence using ffmpeg?

We are converting a sequence of DPX files into an MP4. When the artist uses Adobe Media Encoder CC to generate the video, the colors match the original DPX. When we use ffmpeg, the video has a reddish ...
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Dark Video/Gama Shift from Davinci Resolve to YouTube

I've asked a version of this question before, and found a workaround solution that worked for a while. But now I'm at a point that I'd like to find a real answer to my problem. So I edit and color my ...
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Graphics card and video codecs: are colors stored in a linear scale?

Is this saying correct ? The graphics card and most video codecs store colors in a linear scale.
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Premiere Pro CC export produces dark, muddied video

I've dug around numerous forums and have had no success finding a solution to my issue - .mp4 files color corrected in Premiere and exported in H.264 end up being unacceptably dark, the colors crushed....
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Color is being processed strangely after uploading to YouTube

After uploading to YouTube, the green in my video is being processed with a weird tint (like a sea foam green). In the image below, I'm hoping for the blueish/green color on the left, but that color ...
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Convert sRGB color to linear Color Space

Just wondering if there is a simple and fast way to convert a specific color from my Illustrator layout file (#e3000b) to a linear Color Space. I am working in After Effects in a linear color space. ...
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exporting video from flash for html5 video changes colors

I'm exporting video from Flash CC 2015 to video - it renders a quicktime (.mov) file which seems to retain the quality and color palette of my original flash file, but then when I use adobe media ...
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ffmpeg bgr vs rgb and other similiar pixel formats

I was wondering about the difference between rgb and bgr pixel formats available in many codecs. It reminds me in some way the Big Endian and Little Endian flavours of computer processors. While I ...
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ffmpeg: white padding is light grey but not white

I want to generate 16:9 thumbnails from videos with white padding but the resulting picture has grey padding instead of white. This is the command line (input here is a jpg but the effect is the same ...
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How to color grade gold

Whenever I take videos in churches/ temples with little light and a lot of gold, the gold looks kind of greenish brown on the final video. As gold is not a colour in RGB, I have difficulties to find ...
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How to make this auto-filling text and logo animation?

I found this great video on youtube: and I just love this text animation at the beginning. I mean that one which start like black and auto filling itself with white ...
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How to reproduce this rainbow color feedback effect in After Effects?

I'm trying to reproduce this "color feedback" effect that was popular in the 80's (thanks to the Scanimate) : This one is from the song "Earth, Wind and Fire - Let's groove" Basically it work like ...
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Colors look different after export

Colors look great in FCPX. After I export (Share > Master file > H.264 Quicktime) they look a bit dull: desaturated, less vibrant. Also sort of like the wrong gamma curve - shadows are darker. I ...
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Relationship between bit depth and dynamic range?

Is there a direct relationship between higher video bit depth (10-bit vs 8-bit, for example) and higher dynamic range, i.e. HDR? I'm somewhat confused regarding this particular aspect of bit depth. I ...
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Color calibration with a color chart

Even if I set up a custom white balance in my software (with the traditional way to do it, using a grey card or white balance card, etc.), sometimes the colors are not exactly like I would like. I ...
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Is 4K good enough to choose for special footage such as weddings?

Resolution is obviously better in 4K but can anyone give some insight as to whether other factors of video quality are being compromised? If so, does it make sense to record in 1080?
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Is there a program that can change monitor color temperature for lighting?

I'm shooting a scene for a film where the actor will be placed in front of a computer monitor. I want to use the monitor to light the actor, but I want to be able to adjust the color temperature to ...
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why movie video is different from other videos (sports, news, or other)

I'm not a video producer or anything but I always noticed the different of the image from a movie vs a regular video. I'm curious, re they shot on different camera types or it's just post-production ...
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Downsampling 4K footage for an increase in chroma sub-sampling

We have a Lumix GH-4 camera, which can shoot in 4K with 4:2:2 color space. I'd like to be able to convert the footage to 1080p 4:4:4 color space. I've read that there some ways of doing this: http://...