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Selective Coloring

Selective Coloring By Déclic Vidéo FX - Last updated on Monday, November 12, 2012
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Category: Studio 1-15 Tutorials / Edition, Pinnacle Studio 21 & S16-S20 Tutorials / Edition  -  Previous tutorials  -  Associated Link(s)
Published on Tuesday, September 11, 2007
Created on Tuesday, September 11, 2007 2:11 AM
Movie in black and white, showing only one color

This tutorial created for Pinnacle Studio 1-15 can also be done with new Studio versions with a few adjustments. These adjustments are shown in bold italics: "If you use a new Studio version {...}"

This "tip & trick" allow to keep only one color into your clip. This movie gives you an overview of the result (click on the image to activate the movie):

To do this trick, insert a plugin called "One Color", from "Bravo Studio Pack 1" category (if it is not there, install it from your DVD Bonus Content - to remove the watermark, buy the unlock at Pinnacle Shop). Adjust the cursors to your feeling, and watch the result

Screen capture give you the basis of the trick. Plugin Bravo Studio Pack 1 - One colour

Otherwise, you can also watch this "tip & trick" with the video below (click on play icon):

This tip and trick can also be saved on your hard disk to be listened to offline. The file is an executable type, which does not necessitate any other tools to be played. "You can download the file "selective_coloring.zip" available in the « Associated Link(s) » section below.



If you use a new Studio version :

First the good news: you will not need to purchase an additional plugin because this plugin is included in the new Studio versions.
The bad news...there is none.

 The time line of AVID Studio
  1. Place your video or image on a Studio track;
  2. Right click on the media and select "Open Effects Editor" in the context menu or simply double-click on video or image to open the effects editor.
 The editor effects
  1. The Effects Editor opens on the "Effects" tab, just what we want;
  2. Click on number 3, "Color";
  3. Select the "Image Correction CPU" effect (6th from the left).
 Only the blue color is
  1. Change the setting for selective saturation (here I have kept the color "Cyan" at 100, the others are at -100);
  2. You immediately see the results of your settings in the preview window.

Multiple possibilities: your child is following someone with a wonderful flower in hand, only the flower is "illuminated"...

{Adaptation of Pinnacle Studio 1-15 to new Studio versions by Le Papy with TechSmith Snagit 10 screenshots}
{Thanks to Loosecannon for the fine tuning}

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Graham By # Graham @ Monday, September 19, 2011 10:17 PM
Thank you for these new tutorials.They will really speed up my learning curve.The bonus being that I get to hear the voice of Declic-video,however it would be nice to be able to stop the narration.Thank you,Graham

Déclic Vidéo FX By # Déclic Vidéo FX @ Saturday, October 8, 2011 3:04 AM
Hello Graham,

This tutorial is a very old one. It's just that Papy re-adapt it to AVID Studio and we re-publish it with a new publication date, that's all...

Regarding the narration, there is a stop button below the video, just click on it to stop my voice !!! Lol...


videoman By # videoman @ Friday, August 17, 2012 6:26 PM

Can we install Studio 9 version of Bravo into Studio 15?

I forgot all about this plugin. It is so much easier and less complicated than my work around.

I use two copies of the video. One in the first video track the other in PIP.
Covert first track to B&W
PIP track. Apply chroma key. Select colour to keep. Fine tune with sliders and Tick invert.
Adjust transparency to change colour intensity

There were a lot of excellent plugins in 9 -12. It is a shame Pinnacle did not keep them for newer versions.

Peut-on installer Studio version 9 de Bravo dans Studio 15?

J'ai oublié tout au sujet de ce plugin. Il est tellement plus facile et moins compliqué que mon travail autour.

J'utilise deux copies de la vidéo. Un dans la première vidéo de suivre l'autre dans le PIP.
Covert première piste à B & W
PIP piste. Appliquer chroma key. Choisir la couleur à conserver. Ajustez avec les curseurs et les tiques inverti.
Ajustez la transparence pour changer l'intensité des couleurs

Il y avait beaucoup de plugins d'excellents 9 -12. C'est une honte Pinnacle ne pas les garder pour les versions plus récentes.

Déclic Vidéo FX By # Déclic Vidéo FX @ Saturday, August 18, 2012 4:54 AM
Hello Videoman,

I propose to try it and to keep us informed !
You should be able either to keep the .fex or to re-install and check if it works. I have no idea...

You are right regarding old plugins...

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