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Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro X Advanced Editing by Mark Spencer, Alexis Van Hurkman, Michael Wohl

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Lesson 12. Color Matching

Lesson Files

APTS FCP X ADV Part 3 > Lesson_12

Time

This lesson takes approximately 90 minutes to complete.

Goals

Learn how to automatically balance two clips

Master the process of breaking a scene down for balancing

Understand how to use video scopes to compare different aspects of two clips

Use different commands to copy corrections among similar clips in a scene

See how to properly apply the Broadcast Safe effect

Matching the color and contrast of one shot to another is one of the most fundamental aspects of the color correction process, and dates back to the photochemical color timing process used for decades in film.

Of course, it’s no longer necessary to time a film, develop an answer print, and develop it prior ...

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