Color Correct Regions

Details on applying color grading using volumes on your level's environment with Color Correct Regions.

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With Color Correct Regions, you can adjust and correct the colors on the environment and objects in the scene. For example, in an in-camera VFX scenario, you can match the lighting and shadows between the real-world set and the environment displayed on the LED walls.

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A scene with a Color Correct Region applying a dramatic red color in a sphere volume to the environment.

At the end of this page, you will be familiar with adding Color Correct Regions to your level and modifying their settings.

To add a Color Correct Region to your scene, follow these steps:

  1. In the Editor's main menu, choose Edit > Plugins to open the Plugins window.

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  2. In the Plugins window, find Color Correct Regions in the Other section. Check the Enabled checkbox to add Color Correct Regions to your project.

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  3. Restart the engine.

  4. In the Place Actors panel, select the Volumes category.

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  5. Drag the Color Correct Region Asset into the level.

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  6. Modify the following settings in the Details panel to apply color grading to a region in the level:

Property

Description

Type

Determines the shape of the region. Options include:

  • Sphere

  • Box

  • Cylinder

  • Cone

Priority

When multiple Color Correct Regions overlap, the priority of the regions determines what order the color grading of the regions are applied to the level.

Intensity

Controls the strength of Color Grading Settings.

Inner and Outer

Controls the region's falloff area.

Falloff

Use with Inner and Outer to control the strength and area of falloff.

Invert

If checked, color grading is applied to everything in the level except the inner area of the region.

Temperature Type

Select different types of temperature control. Options include:

  • Temperature (Legacy) is how CCRs are used to modify Temperature of the region originally and uses the fastest algorithm to do that, but the results might not be comparable to conventional color correction algorithms.

  • White Balance is the conventional Temperature control.

  • White Balance is the conventional Temperature control.

  • Color Temperature is the reverse of White Balance.

Temperature

Controls the color temperature.

Color Grading Settings

Color grading settings such as Gamma, Highlights, Midtones, and Shadows

Enabled

If unchecked, the region will not be visible in the scene.

Exclude Stencil

If unchecked, the Scene Stencil Texture containing all Custom Stencils will be ignored.

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