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

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Lesson 11. Recomposing and Tracking

Lesson Files

Color Book Files > Lesson Files > Lesson 11 > Geometry.colorproj

Time

This lesson takes approximately 75 minutes to complete.

Goals

Recompose shots to correct framing errors or redefine the focus of a shot

Animate pan and scan effects to add simulated camera movement or accommodate a smaller screen size than the source footage

Track motion within a frame

Attach trackers to vignettes to animate secondary corrections

Manually track objects that can’t be automatically tracked

Control tracking smoothness to finesse an animation path

Although Color is primarily a color correction tool, for many projects it falls in the category of “finishing” software. Color’s output is often the last stop ...

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