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Video Surgery

Here is some info on video correction
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You’ll want your video to look as good as possible. You want the viewer’s attention and focus on content without being distracted by video imperfections. Most video, no matter how carefully it was shot will need some type of correction. This can be noise removal (in particular if auto gain or high manual gain was use in low light), removal of unwanted artifacts such as a dead or stuck sensor pixel, white balance not correctly set prior to shooing, lighting causing strange colors and lighting flicker due to fluorescent lamps. Other corrections may include skin blemish removal, rashes, bruises, pimples, cuts etc. All of this can be accomplished leaving you with high quality content that you’ll never have to make excuses for and that won’t drive you crazy every time you view it. Use your camera’s manual mode whenever possible. Performing white balance manually vs auto white balance typically gives better results. Try to stay away from use of digital gain to make up for low light. Lighting is your video shoots best friend. Test your camera’s performance under varying lighting conditions. Try different exposure relationship settings under different conditions. It’s better to slightly underexpose than overexposure. There’s little that can be done to correct an overexposed or washed a out picture. Pay close attention to focus. There really isn’t anything that can correct an out of focus picture.