I recently discovered a super-easy way to align perfectly.
Set your guides (if you're not aligning to just the edge of the frame)
You can either set up your guides manually or insert a grid that you want to align to. If you are just aligning to the edges then you can skip this step.
Select the clip you want to align first in your timeline
Then Click on ...
Below is how to change the colour of a shape in after effects based on the background colour at a given position:
Put a null on the position you wish to sample.
Put this expression in the fill colour of the object you want to change:
target = thisComp.layer("BGLAYER");
colorpicker = thisComp.layer("sample 1 null");
After getting some inspiration from the anders below I took some hours to learn how to possibly fix this issue. Although I am an amateur I hope that my experience can help others who stumble into this and know very little.
I use Adobe premiere Pro and I also have Adobe After Effects. I used both programs to establish a workflow that can do a suprisingly good ...
I would try using clone stamp or content aware fill to replace them.
You may need to track them first using a single point motion tracker, apply the track to a null, then parent your clone to that null.
Or go nuts and whack a great big lens flare on there instead :)
Here's the current image (left) side by side with the desired image.
To get there I opened up lumetri scopes and tweaked the RGB curves until the LHS matched the RHS -ish.
Here's the histogram before:
This is how the curves looked. Could probably do with more work, but basically I'm reducing the exposure mostly in the blue, and also taking out ...