Brightness or color correction only part of clip

How to adjust brightness in only part of a clip? Ex: beginning of clip foreground is dark due to window in shot. When panning off, brightness adjusts okay. How to bring up the brightness only on the beginning? Still learning.

A fast idea…
Cut the part?


There are a few ways of doing that.

Add a brightness filter to the video clip. Use filter trimming to adjust the brightness to affect a portion of the clip.

Use simple key frames to adjust the brightness smoothly.


Use advanced key frames to vary the brightness throughout the clip.


Key frames tutorial here.

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Yes, your right. Keyframe should be the better way…

Thank you all. Most helpful. Don’t see where to close this thread, but please do.