Creating a high-contrast look


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Creating a high-contrast look

In the previous chapter, we talked about expanding contrast to add a little more pop or punch to a shot. In this movie, I want to talk about using some contrast or exposure corrections to create a very high contrast look. And the technique of creating a high contrast look is actually pretty similar to that of expanding contrast. But we are going to take it a step further. In my mind, there are two things that really define a high contrast look. Deep or crushed blacks or shadows and blown out highlights. And this project contains a clip that actually has a great deal of natural contrast in it. And I can see that with the highlights on the shirt than the darker areas back here against the wall.

What I actually want to do is actually expand upon this natural contrast to create a super stylized, high contrast look. And we are going to do that by accessing the Exposure pane of the Color Board. So with the clip selected, let's go ahead and use the keyboard shortcut Command+6 to open up the Colo...

Creating a high-contrast look
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Creating a high-contrast look provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Robbie Carman as part of the Color Correction in Final Cut Pro X

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Video
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Color Final Cut Pro
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