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Does anyone know what effect a lot of video producers use which seems darken the dark colors, and brighten the bright colors? It almost looks like a black and white effect, but it's not because the colors are still completely visible and can be interpreted.

This youtube video is what I'm talking about:


Thanks in advance!
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Increase the contrast?
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Yeah, I did that, but it still doesn't look close to what that video looks like. And it's not the game, its definitely video effects, because the game itself looks nothing like the video. But at least I'm one step closer.

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You might also try increasing the sharpness. You could also try playing with levels, lowering the blacks and bringing up the lights.

Depending on the software you are using, you could adjust the levels for each color channel independently to give reds and greens (the "bright" colors) a little more pop.
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You might also try increasing the sharpness. You could also try playing with levels, lowering the blacks and bringing up the lights.

Depending on the software you are using, you could adjust the levels for each color channel independently to give reds and greens (the "bright" colors) a little more pop.
Okay, I did what you said, and I just kinda played around with the levels, and it's very close to what the vid looked like, but not exactly. And that's okay. I'm going to directly ask the producer what he does.

Thanks a lot for your help! +REP
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Happy to assist in any way I can! If you need anything else, just ask.
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