Join Robbie Carman for an in-depth discussion in this video Fixing overexposed footage, part of Final Cut Pro X: Color Correction.
Earlier in this chapter we took a look at fixing an underexposed shot.…The underexposed shot is a cousin to the overexposed shot that we'll talk…about in this movie.…Just like we did when we fixed an underexposed shot, we're going to use the Color…Board here in Final Cut Pro X to make a correction.…Let me show you what I mean about this shot; let me skim through it real quick.…By looking at this shot you can tell that it's pretty bright and in…general looks overexposed.…Also the clip seems to have almost a gray patina over it. This is a common…symptom of an overexposed shot, but remember, your eyes lie to you.…
So we want to verify that this shot is overexposed by using the Video Scopes,…and to access the Video Scopes I'm simply going to come up to the Window menu…and down to this option to Show the Video Scopes.…I can also use a keyboard shortcut Command+7.…By the way, another way that you can access the Video Scopes is by…clicking on this light switch icon right here and then choosing to Show or Hide the Video Scopes.…
- 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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