You can see a lot with your eyes but when it comes to trying to objectively analyze color, they will never give you a straight answer. This is why in color correction it’s important to use videoscopes. In this video, author Nick Harauz explores how to use the waveform monitor in Apple Final Cut Pro X.
- You can see a lot with your eyes.…But when it comes to trying to objectively analyze color,…they'll never give you a straight answer.…If you stare at certain colors for a long period…of time, they might have an effect…on how we see other colors in the image.…There's some great examples online that highlight this.…Let's say you stare at an image long enough…that has color and then look at a gray scale image…immediately after.…Your eyes can convince you that there is color…in the image when in fact there's none.…And this is why in color correction it's important…to use video scopes.…
Video scopes will assist us in the color correction process…by allowing us to objectively analyze the luminesce…and color information in a clip.…Let's explore the waveform monitor, the first scope…on our list.…So we're on chapter 1.2 right now.…I'm actually going to navigate to that here…in a second.…But I wanted to show you the reason why we want…to use scopes in the first place.…When we first take a look at our Luma waveform…and how to use it in this movie.…
Note: This version covers the October 2018 update to Final Cut Pro X, including new features such as the comparison view, auditions, compound clips, Photoshop LUTs, exporting to Resolve, and more.
- Using and customizing a color correction workspace
- Making basic corrections
- Previewing adjustments with auditions
- Fixing white balance
- Color matching shots
- Adjusting curves
- Creating a secondary color selection
- Combining shape and color masks
- Applying creative looks with color correction presets
- Creating lookup tables (LUTs) in Photoshop
- Applying filmic looks and effects
- Working with HDR video
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Evaluating and Adjusting Images
2. Making Basic Corrections
3. Working with Curves
Adjusting curves7m 51s
4. Making Secondary Corrections
5. Making Creative Corrections
6. Working with Raw Video
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