Apple Final Cut Pro X allows you a few ways to fix the color cast on an image: an automatic way with the help of analyzing a clip, and a manual way by referencing videoscopes and using our eyes. In this video, author Nick Harauz walks you through how to white balance a shot in Apple Final Cut Pro X.
- Final Cut Pro 10 allows us a few ways…to fix the color cast on image.…There's an automatic way with the help of analyzing a clip…and a manual way by referencing…video scopes and using our eyes.…Let's see how we can fix white balance…on a few shots in this project.…So here I am in my Chapter 2.1 project,…which you can find in your Chapter 2 folder…under your Projects events.…I double-clicked it to open in the timeline.…I've got two shots, and just by looking at them…and grading images for a while…I can tell that they need a little bit of a correction,…'cause they have a color cast on them.…
The first shot that we're going to do…is actually we're going to try to do…basically an automatic-based correction…that Final Cut allows us to.…If I press C, I'm able to select that clip in the timeline,…and what we're looking to do is find the magic wand menu.…The magic wand menu is under the viewer.…As you can see you can choose a color correction…or an audio enhancement option,…and the one that we want to choose…happens to be Balance Color.…
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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