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Photographic Rendering with V-Ray for SketchUp

By : Brian Bradley
Book Image

Photographic Rendering with V-Ray for SketchUp

By: Brian Bradley

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Photographic Rendering with V-Ray for SketchUp
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Final color corrections

It's time now to move on to our final color correction tweaks. Essentially, all we need to do now is add a little more life to the image by boosting the contrast range a little as well as perhaps adding a bit more life to the colors. To do that, we are going to use a very powerful color-grading plugin that ships as part of After Effects, mainly because the options we will use here have very obvious equivalents available in Photoshop also.

To apply the effect we want here, the first thing we will do is add a new adjustment layer to our composition by performing the following steps:

  1. Come up to the Layers menu at the top of the After Effects UI and choose Adjustment Layer under New, moving it to the top of the layer stack (if it isn't already there).

  2. To keep things neat, let's right-click on the layer and descriptively rename it Color Finesse.

  3. Over in the Effects & Presets panel, type the words color fin, which will bring up the Synthetic Apertures SA Color Finesse 3...