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Sometimes, the way your raw footage was shot can add a strange color (purple, blue, excessive orange/red, etc) to your actors’ SKIN TONES. What’s more, pushing that raw footage (or any footage, for that matter) with AGGRESSIVE COLOR GRADING (high contrast, etc) can add or accentuate SATURATION of undesirable tones in the skin. You really have to watch when you’re grading footage. You don’t want your actors to look like crap (after all, they’re supposed to look flawless and impossibly beautiful, aren’t they?) but yet you still want your backgrounds and overall image to have that SUPER STYLIZED COLOR LOOK you desire so much.

In this tutorial, we show some methods of COLOR CORRECTING the footage (Once again, this is from Director Elke Blasi‘s Feature Thriller “STAR 69“, and then slightly tweaking the SKIN TONES in order to make them more appealing.

This is a semi-quick one (under 10 minutes), as that’s all YouTube allows!

ENJOY!   ***(CLICK HERE TO FULL SCREEN AND WATCH IN HD FOR BETTER VIEWING)***

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