Join Robbie Carman for an in-depth discussion in this video Treating skies, part of Final Cut Pro X: Color Correction (2011).
Skies are important to a colorist, but they are also important to viewers,…whether they realize it or not.…Skies can make a scene feel like early morning or have that golden afternoon feel.…In other words, they can set the mood of a shot.…Correcting skies is also really important for situations where clients say, "Hey,…anything we can do with that flat, gray sky?"…In this movie, I want to show you a couple of different ways that you can color…correct skies using secondary color corrections here inside of Final Cut Pro X.…This project contains two separate clips where the skies need some help.…Let's take a look at this first shot.…This is actually a time-lapse shot and it looks pretty good, but what I am…noticing is that the sky seems to be pretty flat.…
And what I want to do is actually add some saturation back into the sky.…So with the shot selected I am going to use the keyboard shortcut Command+4 to…open up the Inspector.…Here in the Color section of the Inspector you will notice that the shot already…
- 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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