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Apple Pro Training Series: Color Correction in Final Cut Studio by David Gross, Michael Wohl

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Lesson 2. Controlling Color

Lesson File

Lesson Files > Lesson 02 > Color.fcp

Media

Color Correction Examples

Time

This lesson takes approximately 60 minutes to complete.

Goals

Identify color using a color wheel

Manipulate color with hue, saturation, and luma controls

Incorporate color effects during grading

Use video scopes to identify and manipulate color

Use the Color Corrector 3-way filter

Use color balancing to enhance the final scene

Describe the color terms hue, saturation, color wheel, color space, primary, secondary, and complementary

Lesson 1 was entirely focused on luma and contrast. Once you’ve graded the contrast, the next step in the color correction process is to work on the color balance of the image.

Choosing the color ...

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