Stylizing a cold location with color grading Final Cut Pro


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Stylizing a cold location with color grading

Let's have a look at how we'd color correct a location to make it seem colder. I'm using the cold landscape sequence, and I've applied magic bullet looks to this clip, but without any settings. And I'm going to hit Edit Look to bring up the interface. When the sky is overcast and there is very little sunshine, the way the Earth's atmosphere scatters the various wavelengths of light, means that we see a slight blue tinge in the brightest areas. We can simulate this with a three-way color correction by just moving the highlights towards blue. Just a little bit like so.

Here's the before and after. And this is actually what snow looks like. It's predominantly white with a slight bluish tinge. In the original photograph, it's very likely that the camera has a white balance setting or has been adjusted for this particular shot to seem so white. But in real life, we do see an ever (INAUDIBLE) slight blue tinge in real world lighting conditions. But when we see snow in ...

Stylizing a cold location with color grading
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Stylizing a cold location with color grading 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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