Join Robbie Carman for an in-depth discussion in this video Relighting with a shape mask, part of Final Cut Pro X: Color Correction.
While it often pays to get your lighting right on set or on location, even the…best DPs and gaffers don't always get it perfect.…Sometimes during in the Color Correction process, you'll need do things like…bring a bright window down so it's not as distracting, and we did that back in Chapter 4.…But sometimes you'll also need to be able to shift or re-light a scene, so…that viewer's attention can be more focused on what you or your client…want them to pay attention to.…And in this movie we'll use a Shape Mask to re-light a shot.…Let's take a look at this shot.…All right, this shot looks pretty good, but what I'm noticing about it is that…the actor, who is out here in a hallway, looks a little dark and the room that the…camera is in looks a little bright.…
And I can tell that the room is a little bright if I look at this edge of the frame.…So what I want to do is re-light this shot so we can put a little bit…more light onto the actor, while at the same time darkening up the room…that the camera is in.…
- 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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