Join Robbie Carman for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a cool look, part of Color Correction in Final Cut Pro X.
In this movie, we're going to talk about creating a cool look, and no,…I'm not that egotistical. By cool, I don't mean like an awesome look; I mean…cool as in color temperature.…Cool color temperatures tend to be more blue.…Cool looks are often used to show seriousness or sadness, but they can also be…used to show time of day.…Whatever the case is, a cool look is simple to create using the Color Board in…Final Cut Pro X. This project contains a clip that actually has a great deal of…natural coolness to it.…But, I want to accentuate this natural coolness for several reasons.…First, the shot is supposed to be taking place in the middle of the night, and…shots that take place at night tend to be a bit more cool.…
Also, this shot comes from a scene that's supposed to be pretty sad, and to…accentuate that feeling of sadness, I want to create a stylized cool look.…So with the clip selected, let me go ahead and use the keyboard shortcut…Command+6 to access the Color Board.…Then, I'm going to use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Command+E to access the…
- 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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