Join Robbie Carman for an in-depth discussion in this video Neutralizing a color cast, part of Color Correction in Final Cut Pro X.
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Early in this chapter, we spent some time discussing contrast or exposure…corrections in Final Cut Pro X. These types of corrections are ones that you'll…use all the time, but you know what? It's called color correction after all, and…in this movie we'll talk about color correcting the shots, specifically about…neutralizing the color cast.…And this project contains the clip that has an obvious problem.…Well, an obvious problem at least to my eye. This clip appears to be too blue.…Let me go ahead and open up the Video Scopes to verify this. I'll do that by…pressing Command+7. And here in the Scopes Window let me click into the Settings…menu and choose the display to Vectorscope. Then down here on the timeline, let…me just make sure that the shot is active.…
Here on the Vectorscope I can see most of this trace is pointed out between the…cyan and blue targets, indicating that the shot is actually pretty blue.…Another way that I can tell that the shot is blue is by clicking here into the…Settings menu and choosing to display the Waveform Scope, and then I'll click…
- 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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