Plugin Solutions For Final Cut Pro, Color, & Motion

Levels and Curves: G Contrast

G Contrast gives you basic control over the contrast of your video. It allows you creative control by choice of colour space, RGB or Y’CbCr and through the controls for Amount of contrast and the Mid-point, which affects the overall brightness. This plugin is great for quick adjustments to video, or at more extreme settings for quite stunning looks when compositing.

Colour Space RGB
Most video is natively in the Y’CbCr space (commonly and incorrectly known as “YUV”). By allowing the selection of Y’CbCr or RGB, you can create a different visual effect. When working in Y’CbCr, only Y’ contrast is affected, preserving colour saturation. In RGB, R, G and B are affected, creating changes in both the lightness / darkness of the image and it’s saturation.
Show Contrast on
By turning this control on, a graph will appear showing you how the G Contrast plugin is affecting your image. This graph does not render onto your video.
Amount -100% to 100% Adjusts the contrast, from -100% which is no contrast at all, through 0%, being no change to 100% which is very contrasty indeed.
Mid Point -100% to 100% Adjusts the mid point of the contrast curve, which in effect will brighten or darken your image.
Soft Clipping 0 to 100 Increasing this amount adds a curve to the top and bottom of the contrast curve, resulting in a increase in contrast in the brightest and darkest parts of the screen.

The following gives you a quick overview of how different contrast settings affect a basic grayscale image, with the Show Contrast diagnostic graph displayed.

Default Settings

Amount = 100% for high contrast

Amount = -50% for low contrast



Package Contains:

G Cool Blur
G Directional Blur
G Horizontal & Vertical Blur
G H and V Blur Glow
G Radial Blur

Extra Touches :
G Beauty
G Bug Eye
G Earthquaker
G FBM Noise
G Lens Flare
G Reverberator
G Split Screen
G Star
G Theatrical
G Tone Enhancer

G Alpha Expander
G Chroma Smoother
G Copy Channel
G Deflash
G Deflicker
G Field
G Reinterlacer

Image F/X:
G Diffuse
G False Colour
G Monochrome
G Posterise
G Saturator
G Saturator Balanced
G Sharpen
G Surreal
G Threshold
G TInt

Levels and Curves:
G Contrast
G Detail Contrast
G Detail Levels
G Hyper Contrast
G Levels
G Simple Contrast
G Simple Curves
G Simple Levels
G Super Levels

Noise Reduction:
G Chroma Noise Reduction
G Spatial Noise Reduction
G Temporal Noise Reduction

Time Tools:
G 50 Percent
G Timelapse

TV Effects:
G Analogue
G Chroma Shift
G Digital
G Head Clog
G Resolution
G Roll
G Scratch
G Shift
G TV Lines

G Burn
G Directional Blur Dissolve
G Dissolve
G Glow Dissolve
G H and V Blur Dissolve
G Lens Flare Transition
G Long Dissolve
G Sharp Dissolve
G Spring

G Bars
G Countdown Master
G FBM Noise
G Fields and Frames
G Laser
G Lines
G Long Lines
G Random
G Video Strip


Amount = 100% for high contrast,
Mid Point = -40% for dark image
Amount = 100% for high contrast,
Mid Point = +40% for bright image



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