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X-Rite i1Display Pro - Gives my MacBook Pro a greenish tint - What am I doing wrong?

I ordered an X-Rite i1Display Pro and was excited to see the corrections of colours of my old MacBook Pro (mid-2014). Well... I got somehow disappointed and now I cannot really trust i1Display Pro, ...
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ffmpeg vf scale shifts colors to washed out

Im trying to scale video down. No matter what I do the colors are always washed up as a result. original: After scaling: Code I run for it ffmpeg -i input.mkv -vf scale=1028:-1 output.mkv log: log ...
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Color correct to compensate for low blue

Everytime I create a video,it looks good in a normal screen but considering half of the people have the low blue light effect enabled, I would like to balance somehow the colors of my videos to ...
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How can I create a LUT on Linux with free and open source software?

I use Linux for everything media production. I shoot RAW and process images with Darktable. Now that I've started making videos too (4K ProRes), I need to apply a LUT to them in post. This requires ...
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Correct gamma for SMPTE ST-2084 EOTF

I recently purchased an Apple Pro XDR display that has an HDR reference mode specified as follows: HDR Video (P3-ST 2084) Use this mode for 4K or ultra high-definition video production workflows up ...
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Scale Video, Without 'ffmpeg Scaler' converting colorspace from RGBA to YUV

I have a video in RGBA space contained in MPNG codec. Which is in 4K. I need to Convert that into a 1080p File... SO i Used this - ffmpeg -i input.mkv -vcodec libx265 -vf scale=1920:1080 -sws_flags ...
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Apply the parameters of automatic color balance to another clip

I took several shots with a camera without the ability to white balance the shot. In one take, Final Cut Pro's automatic color balance works very well. I would like to apply those same settings to the ...
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Parole and MPlayer — colour difference

Intro I am not sure if this is the right stack exchange sub forum to ask, but anyway... I was watching a video and I noticed the colour difference when playing it with two different players (parole ...
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Color profiles in videos

Does the AV-Kit of macOS use the color profiles that may be in the metadata of video files of some formats such as MP4? I am the manual author for GraphicConverter from lemkesoft and need to explain ...
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Can I create 60fps using only red and cyan images to prove a white-filled constant frame video?

I have tried this using 2 attached images and then feeding copies of them to ffmpeg but the result is full of flickering/strobe. I am missing something with either image creation part or with ffmpeg ...
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Color loss and grayish after downscaling using ffmpeg

Forgive me for I'm new to here, but I've been searching for solutions all the day, yet still puzzled by this problem. I try to downscale a 3840*2160 video to 1080p, and here's what I first did: ...
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How can I correct shadow/highlight with free software?

I have this short video and I'm trying to decrease the highlights on it since there are some overexposed areas in it. I know some Adobe products have this shadow/highlight feature (I know it from ...
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Why a color grading suite needs high CRI lamps?

I'm building a color correction suite. Among the requirements, I read that it needs to be lit using 6500K lamps with CRI 90 or higher. Which are pretty hard to find in my location. I totally ...
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Davinci Resolve 15 - color correction of whole tracks

I have a video project which I have cut and edited and now I want to adjust color (temperature) of one track that contains clips from one camera (2nd track contains clips from 2nd camera), I know it ...
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Where is video color vector scope in Apple Motion?

Color vector scope views are very useful for grading color more objectively. I can find it easily in FCPX 10.4.6, but where can I find it in Motion? (currently using 5.4.3)
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Lighting in footage oscillates between warm tones and greenish tones

This is my first time posting on this forum. I do a lot of flatlay filming, timelapses, and my videos tend to have lots of cuts. I've noticed that my film gradually shifts between purple tones to ...
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Color-correcting super 8 video from 1975

I've got some super 8 video from 1975 that I had digitized, and the color is pretty wonky (here's a screen capture, we're actually skiing down a snow-covered road) I assume it's the film itself and ...
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How do I remove video scan lines in DaVinci Resolve (or Fusion?)

I have little-to-no prior video editing experience, but am trying to edit together a video from when a friend and I flew in a full-motion flight simulator for a website. I shot the video with my DSLR, ...
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Correct export in Premiere to Vimeo & YouTube in FULL RANGE 0-255

I'm working in Adobe Premiere on some sequences (Full HD, Progressive, 8bit). In these sequences I added also some matte black backgrounds and after effects comps with black background and other ...
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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 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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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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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 "...
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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 ...