15. Color Correction

In This Chapter

Color Balance

Match Color

Preset Color Correction

Manual Color Correction

Secondary Color Correction

Video Scopes

No matter how well your source footage was shot, there’s always room to clean up and adjust the look of it in post. Whether you’re trying to fix a poorly exposed shot, trying to match clips to make them look like they were shot in the same location, or altering the color and contrast as a storytelling technique, manipulating the appearance of your footage is a significant part of the post-production process.

Final Cut Pro has a unique color correction workflow that combines automatic color balancing (based on analysis), color matching across shots, and an unconventional new interface called the ...

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