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Contrast

Now in this case, I have an underlying shot of the trumpet player that I want to enhance again. And I have chosen this lighting layer to enhance it. Notice it has a diagonal orientation that again complements my trumpet. It's nice, slow, out of focus, very appropriate. But the problem is that it doesn't really have a lot of contrast to it. The white doesn't go to full white and the dark areas don't go anywhere near full dark. So what I want to do is increase the contrast of my lighting layer then apply it to the footage underneath. I'll just put in the Overlay mode. I'm just not going to see that obvious of a lighting effect. I'll go ahead and drag through here. You notice I'm really going to get a lot of light play out of it.

What I need to do is increase the contrast of that underlying shot. We'll go ahead and set its mode back to Normal so I can see what's going on. Select it, apply Effect > Video Filter > Color Correction. I'll jus...

Contrast
Video duration: 2m 55s 36m 42s Intermediate

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Contrast provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the Final Cut Pro: Lighting Effects in Post

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Video
Software:
Final Cut Pro
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