Saturday, 31 January 2009

Eureka! I've found the "Asian" color!

Having been exposed to a lot of Asian music videos on YouTube lately, I noticed that they have a different way of color-grading their videos, which to me, looks nice. So, I wanted to imitate that kind of color. Browsing through Ash Castro's photographs, I found this picture of his nephew (?) and the color is the same as those music videos I'm talking about:


Self-studying how to achieve this kind of color using Adobe Photoshop, I was able to create the right blend, and I'm so happy, because I'm longing to use this kind of coloring to my films.

Here's an unedited pic:


Then, voila:


Then I tried it in rush in one of my videos, although it was not meticulously done:

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