Join Robbie Carman for an in-depth discussion in this video Using a shape mask to isolate a correction, part of Color Correction in Final Cut Pro X.
Earlier in this chapter we talked about using a Color Mask, or what essentially…amounts to a key to make a secondary correction.…While Color Masks work very well in a variety of situations, they have a…couple of downsides.…First, if you have a lot of similar Hue, Saturation, and Lightness values in a…shot, it can be hard to isolate what you want.…Second, if there is a lot of subtle gradation in what you're trying to select,…it can be hard to get a solid or clean selection.…Well, to adjust these problems we have another way of making a secondary color…correction in Final Cut Pro X. That way is known as using a Shape Mask.…Known as Windows or Vignettes in other dedicated color correction…applications, Shape Masks will allow you to use a geometric shape to make a…secondary correction.…
And in this movie I want to show you how we can use a Shape Mask to make a…secondary color correction.…And this project has a shot that looks pretty good. Let me go ahead and select…it and then press Command+4 to open up the Inspector.…
- 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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