Create fake depth of field in Colorista II Final Cut Pro


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Creating fake depth of field in Colorista II

Having depth of field with magic bullet looks to a static shot is very useful. But the problem with our characters onscreen is that they tend to move and here our actress moves from the left to the right through the shot. So if we added a static frame or a static soft edge vignette then she would move in and out of it. So, this would be a job for the plug-in Colorista rather than Looks in this instance, because you can animate vignettes. I'm using the Colorista II sequence, and I'm going to apply Colorista to this shot.

In the secondary and in the master sections of Colorista, we have the ability to apply a mask. I'm going to use the secondary section because that has the Pop tool that I'm going to use to soften the outside of the mask. One of the important things to do when you're applying a mask to Colorista is to set the filter, because then you see a preview of the onscreen controls. And I'm going to go down to the mask area, the secondary power mask, and I'm going ...

Creating fake depth of field in Colorista II
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Creating fake depth of field in Colorista II provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Simon Walker as part of the The Art of Color Correction: Color Grading for Locations and Times of Day

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