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PowerUP 07: Color-Correct Using Video Scopes in Final Cut Pro

Mfr PN: LJ-07
Our PN: CVCN3010158
Manufacturer: Class on Demand
Platform(s): Mac & Win

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Quick Overview

You are just back from your video shoot and discover that all your footage is blue, or WAY under-exposed. After the screaming stops, what do you do? This session is designed to explain common color correction terms, show you how to read video scopes, analyze your footage, fix exposure and color problems, and make sure all your projects meet technical specs for white levels and chroma saturation.



Manufacturer Part Number: LJ-07

In this one-hour Final Cut Pro tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you what you need to know to successfully understand and use video scopes and the Color Corrector 3-way filter to improve the look of your video. Using step-by-step techniques and actual media, Larry explains terms, illustrates the four different video scopes in Final Cut, and shows you how to use them to color correct your video to make it look great.

NOTE: The information in this training is relevant for all versions of Final Cut Pro starting with Final Cut Pro 5.

Audience Level
This episode is designed for someone familiar with Final Cut Pro, who wants to learn how to improve their video image quality.

Content Outline

  • Define key color correction terms
  • Illustrate the differences between contrast and color in an image
  • Show how to interpret the four video scopes in Final Cut - Waveform, Vectorscope, RGB Parade, Histogram
  • Explain why it is important to be sure white levels and chroma levels do not exceed safe levels
  • Show how to use the RT menu to configure video scopes
  • Explain how to properly set the Video Processing tab for a sequence
  • Explain which color corrector filter to use for different video material
  • Illustrate a Seven-Step process of automatic color correction
  • Show how to manually color correct a video image, and explain why this is a better choice
  • Provide 'best practice' settings to use for different skin types to make images look their best
  • Explain how to color correct multicam clips
  • Correction Example: Show how to read the Waveform Monitor
  • Correction Example: Show how to read the Vectorscope
  • Correction Example: Show how to read the RGB Parade
  • Correction Example: Show how to read the Histogram
  • Correction Example: Show how to correct contrast
  • Correction Example: Show how to automatically correct color
  • Correction Example: Show how to manually correct color
  • Correction Example: Show how and where to apply the Broadcast Safe filter

Total Run Time: 01:06:36


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