The below shot is the overall look that I am trying to achieve. Bright, soft, not too much contrast especially in the subjects face. However, the audio wasn't rolling so we cannot use this clip.
This show below is the shot we have to use; however, it looks very contrasty compared to the other clip. Especially in the subjects face, it is way to stark and not soft or bright. Is there any techniques you guys might recommend to make the below shot look like the above shot in post? Ive been playing with levels, hue/saturation and the like all day but I cannot seem to recreate that look.
Thanks in advance.
Wow, where did all the color go in that second shot? I bet you could get a whole lot closer using an effect built into AE, Color Finesse. It will take a bit of learnin', but it's worth it. I'm not sure about those shadows in shot 2.. you may not be able to eliminate them.
You may also be able to do the color correction in your editing application if you have the right one.