Stylizing a morgue shot Final Cut Pro


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Stylizing a morgue shot

Sometimes it's important to show the viewer the physical temperature that is usually associated with a certain room. In this case in a morgue, these rooms tend to be cold. So this untreated image doesn't quite look like the sort of place, so it doesn't have quite the sort of temperature that a viewer might expect it to. We can easily fix this though. Let's open up the Looks builder, add a Three-Way Color Corrector, and use our old trick of cool lighting, to suggest a cool mood.

This is beginning to change the temperature but these places are quite dramatic and whenever a morgue is featured in a movie (LAUGH) it's never a friendly place, so let's increase these shadows slightly. And also, a nice thing to do here is to add a pool of light or a lighting effect. Which you can do quite easily with a gradient, in this case the Grad Exposure tool from the Mat section. Drop down the stops a little bit and balance some negative lighting if you like from the opposite side of the room ...

Stylizing a morgue shot
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Stylizing a morgue shot 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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