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Change the color on video

Posted: Wed, 15th Jun 2011, 10:04am

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Hi and thanks to all who answer as usual!!
I got a video I'm changing the color on and when I render the video, the color changes I made to the video clip are not in the out put video, so what on earth am I doing wrong?? Thanks for any help!! Thanks, Chad
Posted: Wed, 15th Jun 2011, 3:26pm

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Are you using Grade filters or Key Grade filters?
Posted: Thu, 16th Jun 2011, 7:29am

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Axeman wrote:

Are you using Grade filters or Key Grade filters?
I'm using a key grade filter, what is the difference in them and I cant get the color to render with the video that I change the color of!! Thanks, Chad
Posted: Thu, 16th Jun 2011, 3:05pm

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The difference is that Grade filters will change the color of your video, and Key Grade filters won't.

Key Grade filters are only used to improve the key that you are applying to the footage. So if you are using a Color Difference Key to remove a greenscreen, for example, but the color of the screen is a bit dull, you can add a Key Grade Saturation filter to brighten the colors, so that the Key can more easily determine which areas are green ad should be removed. But it will have no effect on the final footage, it only affects how the Key is processed. The effects are only visible in the Key Grade View. In the normal Project Overview, or when you render, they have no effect whatsoever.

Using normal Grade filters, on the other hand, will apply normal grading to your footage, which is always visible, in any view or the rendered footage.
Posted: Thu, 16th Jun 2011, 7:52pm

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Axeman wrote:

The difference is that Grade filters will change the color of your video, and Key Grade filters won't.

Key Grade filters are only used to improve the key that you are applying to the footage. So if you are using a Color Difference Key to remove a greenscreen, for example, but the color of the screen is a bit dull, you can add a Key Grade Saturation filter to brighten the colors, so that the Key can more easily determine which areas are green ad should be removed. But it will have no effect on the final footage, it only affects how the Key is processed. The effects are only visible in the Key Grade View. In the normal Project Overview, or when you render, they have no effect whatsoever.

Using normal Grade filters, on the other hand, will apply normal grading to your footage, which is always visible, in any view or the rendered footage.
Thanks, that makes sense to me now. Thanks for the one of the many helps to my questions!! smile
Posted: Fri, 17th Jun 2011, 12:04pm

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FXhomer57724 wrote:

Axeman wrote:

The difference is that Grade filters will change the color of your video, and Key Grade filters won't.

Key Grade filters are only used to improve the key that you are applying to the footage. So if you are using a Color Difference Key to remove a greenscreen, for example, but the color of the screen is a bit dull, you can add a Key Grade Saturation filter to brighten the colors, so that the Key can more easily determine which areas are green ad should be removed. But it will have no effect on the final footage, it only affects how the Key is processed. The effects are only visible in the Key Grade View. In the normal Project Overview, or when you render, they have no effect whatsoever.

Using normal Grade filters, on the other hand, will apply normal grading to your footage, which is always visible, in any view or the rendered footage.
Thanks, that makes sense to me now. Thanks for the one of the many helps to my questions!! smile
Because it makes the key better. And a cleaner key makes for better footage. If you want the key to be able to see the edges in your footage better, but you don't want to actually draw attention to all the edges in your footage, you use key grade filters. That way the key can find the edges much more easily, but the actual colors of your footage remain unchanged.