Do you need some quick ways to help color correct and recover shots? Blending modes are a great way to easily color your footage. How do you use blending modes to help a blown out shot? In this movie, author Jeff Greenberg walks you through how to use blending modes in Apple Final Cut Pro X to recover your shots.
- There's some great titles in the library…on color correction but I want to show you…some quick dirty ways to fix some problems…and I'm going to start with an overexposed shot.…So here I happen to have a shot…that's just brutally overexposed and all I'm going…to do is hold down that option key,…drag the clip put it above itself…and I'm going to change its blending mode…from normal to something darker…so I'm thinking about my darker categories here…and I'm going to go with multiply.…It definitely brings out richness and density…that just didn't exist by just color correcting the shot…it actually adds a little bit more depth going on here.…
Now this is really nice but I'd like to do…a little bit more with this, I'd like to maybe…just have the speed towards the top of the picture…and leave the sky alone and I could think…about cropping it.…I'm going to go ahead here and just show my crop controls…and I'll just pull back the top…and if you look through these controls here…what you're missing yeah is a feather.…So I'm going to put that back and what I'm going…
- How do blending modes work?
- Getting best performance from FCP X
- Overlay text
- Knocking out white
- Revealing elements
- Correcting color
- Creating day for night
- Using luma key for partial selections
- Creating alpha effects
- Using third-party flickers and grunge