Once your basic color correction is done to a clip, you can go back and stylize it with secondary corrections. What are some ways you can use secondary color corrections in Apple Final Cut Pro X? In this video, author Nick Harauz demonstrates how to create a mask-based selection defined by a shape in Final Cut Pro X.
- On any color correction, besides making…a color based selection, you can also…make a mask based selection defined by a shape.…Let's see how we can do this.…So here, I have up my chapter 4.3 project,…which we got from the projects events…in the chapter four folder.…I've got a couple clips, here,…and we're going to explore working with shape masks.…So, here's my first image, and what I'm going to do…is just select this clip, and actually choose…to go to the color inspector by pressing Command + Six,…and let's add a color wheels selection.…
With the color wheels selection made,…I'm going to do a few things.…I'm going to basically decrease the shadows.…I'm going to increase the highlights quite a bit,…just to lighten up the shot.…I can get quite a bit more range, there.…I'm going to just play around with the master exposure,…and bring down the shadows, again.…So, here I have my exposure adjustment.…I might further continue this by actually…just adding an additional adjustment…in terms of a hue and saturation curve,…
Note: This version covers the October 2018 update to Final Cut Pro X, including new features such as the comparison view, auditions, compound clips, Photoshop LUTs, exporting to Resolve, and more.
- Using and customizing a color correction workspace
- Making basic corrections
- Previewing adjustments with auditions
- Fixing white balance
- Color matching shots
- Adjusting curves
- Creating a secondary color selection
- Combining shape and color masks
- Applying creative looks with color correction presets
- Creating lookup tables (LUTs) in Photoshop
- Applying filmic looks and effects
- Working with HDR video
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Evaluating and Adjusting Images
2. Making Basic Corrections
3. Working with Curves
Adjusting curves7m 51s
4. Making Secondary Corrections
5. Making Creative Corrections
6. Working with Raw Video
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