Matching and correcting color in clips


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Matching and correcting color in clips

Documentaries are often shot on the run, and videographers don't always have the time to white balance their camera or even position the sun behind their backs. They're focused on getting the action in that moment. So as editor you could end up with clips side by side in the project that were shot in a variety of locations, times of day, and very possibly with different cameras. A larger documentary project might enlist the services of a specialized coloring facility, but for a smaller project, such as your Farm to Table doc, you as editor will be expected to make the clips match as seamlessly as possible.

Now we won't be getting into a lot of depth about color correcting, there are other courses in lynda.com, such as Color Correction in Final Cut Pro X, but I do want to just show you a few little tricks and tips that you can use to apply to the clips in this project. First thing we want to do is to prepare the Timeline and the entire interface to focus on coloring, and we won't be...

Matching and correcting color in clips
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Matching and correcting color in clips provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Diana Weynand as part of the Documentary Editing with Final Cut Pro X

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Final Cut Pro
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