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Ismael Gomez
red levels are high
on Aug 22, 2011 at 1:42:49 pm

Im editing my film to send it to film festivals, deadlines are pretty close. I have a shot that is killing me, its too bright i see in the scope the red levels are high, i've tried everything i dont know how to fix it!!


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Sean Cole
Re: red levels are high
on Aug 22, 2011 at 2:52:19 pm

Hi Ismael,

A couple of things you could do. The simplest is to add an effect to the shot which is Effects>ColorCorrection>BroadcastSafe. In its settings change the mode to Very Conservative. Disable the luminance limiting then adjust the Saturation Max Out to something like 100 and it's start threshold to 95. If it is still too high tweak the RGB output.

Alternatively, add a Simple Color Corrector (not the 3-way) In it's Visual settings open the 'Limit Effects' section, use the eye dropper to select the red then use the Saturation control to reduce the red levels. Adjust the Limiters Saturation and Hue softness widths to blend it in better.

Hope these help

Sean
Pi Digital


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