Join Robbie Carman for an in-depth discussion in this video Controlling saturation, part of Final Cut Pro X: Color Correction.
So when I saw the Color Board in Final Cut Pro X, one of the features that I was…immediately drawn to was the Saturation Pane.…In previous versions of Final Cut Pro you were limited to how you…controlled saturation.…For example, in the Color Corrector 3- Way in Final Cut Pro 7, you could control…master overall saturation but not shadow or highlight saturation.…To do that, you had to use additional filters or effects.…Well, in Final Cut Pro X, the Saturation panel of the Color Board allows you to…control saturation in very detailed ways, and that's exactly what we're going to…talk about in this movie.…
Let's take a look at this first clip.…We've actually seen this shot before but this is a different take, and this take…actually kind of looks flat and, well, kind of de-saturated.…But remember, it's always a good idea to verify what your eyes are telling you…by taking a look at the video scopes.…So to access the scopes I'm going to use the keyboard shortcut Command+7.…Once the scopes open up, let me come into the Settings menu right here and choose…
- Understanding the video scopes
- Using Balance Color and Match Color
- Fixing under- and overexposed clips
- Expanding contrast
- Controlling saturation
- Using color and shape masks
- Creating looks with primary and secondary corrections
Skill Level Beginner
1. Color Correction Tools in Final Cut Pro X
2. Making Primary Corrections
3. Creating Looks with Primary Corrections
4. Making Secondary Corrections
5. Creating Looks with Secondary Corrections
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