Make Sure Color is Consistent Across Clips in Final Cut Pro


show more Making sure color is consistent across multiple clips in a sequence 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 show less
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Making sure color is consistent across multiple clips in a sequence

It's important to have the same color from shot to shot, so that you don't risk taking the viewer out of the story. But they're also things that can go wrong when you're shooting. We've previously looked at the effect of having an erroneous color orange in the background, and how distracting that can be. And it can also be distracting to your audience if you got the wrong color balance on your cameras. I'm using the continuity sequence here, and I've got two shots. One of which was set up correctly with a correct white balance, and other one wasn't. So this white has much more of a blue cast.

When you're shooting indoors with tungsten yellow lighting, and you have your camera set to be shooting outdoors where the light is much cooler, then when you shoot indoors on the wrong white balance, you get this blue color cast. And it's a common production problem. The nice thing is of course that we can correct this inside our editing software. A great way to see the...

Making sure color is consistent across multiple clips in a sequence
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Making sure color is consistent across multiple clips in a sequence 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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