the correct order to apply color correction adjustments Final Cut Pro


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Understanding the correct order to apply color correction adjustments

There is in general a correct order to make corrections to your clips. I'm using the color correction sequence here in Premier Pro, and I'm going to switch over to the Color Correction layout so, I can see the RGB scopes. On this shot, I can see that the RGB channels are reasonably well-balanced, but they're not very bright. The brightest of these traces only reaches about 60% on the scale. And if I wanted to increase the contrast or increase the brightness of the shot, I need to raise these up to a higher levels.

I'm going to use the three way color corrector here. And drop it on to the clip, and open up the Effect Controls tab to see the settings. So, if I use the input sliders here, this controls the highlights and this controls the shadows with essential pin controlling the midtones. So, if I direct this one to the left, it reduces the width of the slider and increases the brightness of the traces. Similarly, if I drag the input levels and drag them down, it makes the shadows da...

Understanding the correct order to apply color correction adjustments
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Understanding the correct order to apply color correction adjustments 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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