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Source ProRes 422 Proxy / Edit / Export to ProRes 422 proxy?

Wondering what exporting best practice is when working on source clips that are captured ProRes 422 Proxy. I've c-corrected/graded these clips in DaVinci. When it's time to 'Add to Render Queue', do ...
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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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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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How to combine ffmpeg vf commands for resizing and color correction?

I'm currently using the following batch script to run an ffmpeg command: @echo off title Convert videos to Mp4 h.264 with FFMPEG. echo This script will find all video files of a given extension then ...
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Reapply video color autocorrection

Video camera has a brightness correction algorithm and it was used incorrectly. So I want to apply similar algorithm to the video. The video is static (camera stays in place and doesn't move) but ...
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White balance auto-adjusted half way through recording

Unbeknownst to me at the time, the camera I was using to record a talking head (so fixed environment and lighting) seems to have drastically altered its colour temperature part-way through recording. ...
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How can I export and store light curves in Blender?

It is easy do color correction/grading in Blender (Add -> Effect Strip -> Adjustment Layer, then Modifiers -> Add Strip Modifier -> Curves). This can be used for instance to give a "sunset look" to an ...
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Why use Lumetri scopes?

I've never fully understood what histograms in LR/PS and Lumetri scopes in PP are telling me so perhaps this is why I don't understand the need for them but why can't I just look at the image and see ...
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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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Davinci rendered video not the same quality as preview playback

I recently started working with Davinci Resolve. I use rec709 for color space in and just work on color/exposure correcting. The footage in Davinci in the preview looks great but the rendered video ...
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How to color match in Davinci Resolve 14 using Kodak Color Control Patches?

I shoot a video yesterday with some poor lightning conditions. Fortunaly i haved a Kodak Color Control Patches (1977) and a Kodak Gray scale. I took a picture and video of these two tools in the room ...
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Color Correction filter to dull/desaturate Video

Novice w/ After Effects, but here it goes...I am looking to emulate the style/technique from this website background video https://y.co/ Is there a color correction effect to create this look? Or is ...
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Color grading basics

I am fairly experienced with video editing, but I know embarrassingly little about color grading. Can anyone recommend any resources that can help me get started? (I typically use Premiere Pro)
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How to emphasize a faint white line among a yellow background?

I'm a total beginner at video editing and I filmed a video of a particle detector that I made. The particle made a very faint white line in the yellow background. I would like to post the screenshot, ...
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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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ffmpeg Color Correction: Gamma, Brightness and Saturation

How is ffmpeg used with a video filter circa 2017 to adjust gamma/contrast, brightness and saturation? Stack Exchange resources that are a few years old point to the filter mp=eq2=, but it seems to ...
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Unhappy with wedding videography production - want expert opinions to provide an independant view [duplicate]

I recently got married and i'm very unhappy with the finally product by the videography firm who basically feel the case is closed. I am looking to take these to court but want some additional ...
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What are Grey Balls used for?

I know that a Grey Card is used for the white balance of the camera, but whate are the Grey Balls used for? On big Productions, there is usually a guy (what is his job?) that holds up a grey ball and ...
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Color correction/grading then editing in Premiere

I'm trying to incorporate color correction/grading into my Adobe Premiere CC workflow. I have an x-rite color checker, and have had some success calibrating in Davinci Resolve Lite, but I don't want ...
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What's the mac software or plugin for filters like those?

I was wondering what software do the professionals use to apply filters like THIS. Modern series like the ones Netflix is making are another example that use those kind of nice movie filters. So if ...
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Better LUT directions for Canon dSLR?

A year ago I came across a web page describing how to set up a better “pro use” LUT on the camera, that would get better shadow detail recorded. This was a LUT used in more professional situations ...
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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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Color grading software (Preferably free or part of Adobe CC) with individual color HSL controls (like Lightroom)

Lightroom makes it very easy for me to stylize my photos with HSL controls which allow me to adjust the hue, saturation, and luminance of individual colors. What can I use to do this with my video?
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Desaturate shadows in Lightworks

I'm using Lightworks as my main video editor (I use Blender occasionally), and use it to color grade too. I want to desaturate my shadows using either Lightworks or Blender, but I can't find that tool....
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Is there a “starting place” in terms of colour correction before adding a stylistic LUT

I am new to the world of LUTs and am just doing initial research on it in advance of doing some colour grading on a video project. I understand that LUTs are applied to either give a 709 look to ...
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What is a good workflow when using speedgrade and transitions and effects in Premiere Pro?

I want to try using speedgrade to get an overall cinematic look and I've heard that it is preferable to do speedgrade work before aadding any transitions or effects in PP. When I import from ...
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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 fix color “waves” in SpeedGrade?

I'm using SpeedGrade to do some coloring for my first time. It's coming along well but having a problem area in one part. Here's the original: Basic stuff I've done so far: The issue is the "waves" ...
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fix a few videos with bad white balance?

I have a few video that i made with my olympus though and i made the mistake of not setting my white balance to sunny (or auto) it was set to incandescent while being outdoor scenes. now I got a few ...
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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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How to deal with this heavily underexposed footage

I recently was at friends birthday with a few musical performances and this friend asked me to film the event. Unfortunately, it was really badly lit (I did notice it, but I couldn't do anything about ...
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Color Correcting & Color Grading

I'm curious if anyone knows of a good tutorial on color correcting and/or color grading in After Effects(original effects, magic bullet looks, or any other program). Preferably, but not limited to, on ...
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Acceptable to adjust colour levels dynamically

I am using Premiere Pro CS6 to produce a short film and have some questions about the levels video effect. Is it generally considered good practice to make adjustments to the RGB levels throughout a ...
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Multivideo player with histograms?

Is there a tool that can play multiple videos while displaying a histogram of each video simultaneously?
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What is the ffmpeg filter equivalent of “Automatic levels” for colors?

Looking at the documentation about filters there seems to be a curve filter to manipulate color with the following presets: color_negative cross_process darker increase_contrast lighter ...
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D5200 Color levels change through video

Im shooting video using nikon D5200, just a man speaking in a green background. The problem is that at the beginning of video the man is more "blue-ish" and as video progresses he becomes more "red-...
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Color shift after exporting!

I've a bunch of videos from different sources that i need to export, i'm mainly using Sorenson Squeeze 9 for videos that i just want to transcode to another format or change bitrates, and Premiere Pro ...
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How to colorise black and white movies?

What techniques are used to colorise old black and white movies? Are there different techniques? How to choose the right technique?
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Similar to “levels adjustment” brightness improvement with ffmpeg

I'm composing a video from set of 16bit tiff pictures. The pictures are very dark, and needs to be brightened. Currently I'm applying -vf "mp=eq2=1.0:1.0:0.3:1.0:1.0:1.0:1.0:1.0" filter to make ...
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How can I ensure the white balance is correct?

I've read in several places that when shooting a video, white balance should be set manually (just like nearly every other parameter) on a DSLR which doesn't record videos in a raw format. While an ...
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free tool to do basic color correction?

I'm creating some basic advice videos, which are explicitly intended to be produced quickly. I'm using a low-grade webcam to do video captures and don't have any special lighting. I don't need my ...
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How to achieve “Acid Burn” saturation?

The TV show 'Utopia' has become renowned for its stylized visuals, including a type of saturation that is frequently described by reviews as "Acid Burned"... Director Marc Munden, who shot the ...
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Should you shoot flat when shooting with a DSLR?

I've read a bit about how it can be useful to use a "flat" profile for shooting video on a DSLR which produces only compressed video. For example as described in this article. The reasoning is that ...
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How do I correctly use an ACES workflow with CinemaDNG footage in Davinci Resolve?

I'm just now discovering ACES with Resolve version 11. I can get Sony S-Log2 footage to look good, but I'm having trouble with CinemaDNG from my 2.5kBMCC. I've seen this tutorial on how to do it, but ...
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How to make a vehicle number visible?

Due to all the lights in the video the vehicle number is not visible. The video was captured by a CCTV camera. In the video the car comes close enough to be able to read the vehicle number if it were ...
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color correction in fcpx

I am a long time photographer and have been doing more video work over the past few years. One constant source of angst when I need to correct the coloring of the video clips in FCPx. With photographs,...
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How do I temporarily disable Davinci Resolve nodes?

I'm new to Resolve (free version). As a programmer I kind of assumed that unconnected nodes, being unconnected, wouldn't interact with the process in any way. Apparently I was wrong. What I'm trying ...
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Post-production workflow: VFX before color correction?

I'm shooting my first internet video tomorrow. It has a spaceship chasing and shooting at a superhero in it. With knowledge accumulated between ~a year ago and now and more focused research over the ...
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What Codec Shows Absolute Black?

I need a codec that outputs an absolute black. Encoded some samples with .AVI no compression and the black background of my video is very dark. Contrary in other codecs like Apple ProRes or H264/MPEG4 ...
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How to correct shadows when parts are too bright and other parts too dark?

I have a scene with lots of highlights and some contrasting mountains. The problem is that the building (bottom-center) is too dark. When I try to fix shadows using curves the building becomes better ...