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Color Correction in Adobe After Effects CS3

Article Description

Mark Christiansen demonstrates that color matching in After Effects is a skill that you can practice and refine, even if you have no feel for adjusting images - and even if you tend to think of yourself as colorblind.

Beyond the Basics

This article has covered some of the basics for adjusting and matching footage. Obviously, there are exceptional situations, some of which occur all of the time: depth cueing, changes in lighting during the shot, backlighting, interactive light and shadow. There are even cases in which you might want to relight a shot to some degree in After Effects, introducing light direction, exchanging day for night, and so on.