How do you color correct in Vegas Pro?

How do you color correct in Vegas Pro?


  1. Step 1: Set project properties to work with HDR, if needed.
  2. Step 2: Bring clips into the VEGAS Pro Timeline.
  3. Step 3: Open the Color Grading panel.
  4. Step 4: Import a camera LUT.
  5. Step 5: Correct exposure.
  6. Step 6: Correct white Balance.
  7. Step 7: Correct contrast (Gamma)
  8. Step 8: Import a Look LUT if desired.

What is the difference between color correction and color grading?

The color correction process is to make the footage look exactly the way that the human eye sees things. While color grading is where you create the actual aesthetic of your video, the right color grading helps convey a visual tone or mood.

How do you darken a video?

Changing the brightness and contrast of a video

  1. Drag and drop the video or image into the timeline.
  2. Click on the clip in the timeline to reveal the editing menu.
  3. Click the Color Balance tab in the menu.
  4. To adjust brightness, move the EXPOSURE slider left or right.
  5. To adjust contrast, move the CONTRAST slider left or right.

Should you color correct before or after editing?

Color correction is usually done first. This is because raw footage tends to be over-saturated and the colors need to be balanced out. The process of color correcting does just that, by making sure footage looks exactly the way that the human eye sees things.

How to enable color correction tool in Vegas Pro?

Following steps can help you to understand the implementation of color correction tool in Vegas Pro: On software screen, go to View present at top left corner and then from drop down menu select Windows layouts, further you need to choose Color Correction.

What is the best software tool for applying color correction?

Vegas Pro is one of the best software tools for applying color correction on images/videos and the article below contains complete information about how to use Vegas Pro for color correction applications. For those who want to know all about the how to correct color in Vegas Pro, following details can provide complete information with examples.

How to increase saturation in Vegas color corrector?

Open the Video Event FX Window by clicking on the Event FX icon available on screen; then go to Vegas Color Corrector, hit Ok, then go for custom settings and finally increase saturation as per need. The effect will be directly observed on image as dots on Vectorscope will get more distributed away from center point.

What is the color grading panel in Vegas Pro?

Take advantage of the Color Grading panel for a new, extremely powerful color correction and color grading workflow, with all the tools you need right there in a convenient panel, optimized for HDR, and perfect for use with touchscreens. Unleash the power at your command in VEGAS Pro!