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From Still to Motion: Editing DSLR Video with Final Cut Pro X by Robbie Carman, Abba Shapiro, Richard Harrington

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Other Corrections

Although you’ll do color correction all the time, there are other common types of corrections that you can make to footage in Final Cut Pro X to make your footage look its best. Shaky footage or the bending of straight lines due to a DSLR’s rolling shutter can drive you (and potentially your clients) crazy! Fortunately, Final Cut Pro X has some very cool and useful tools to help with these types of fixes. In this section we’ll take a quick peek at these tools.

Stabilizing Footage

Unless you’re shooting a Bourne Identity style action film, you’ll probably not want your footage to look like the camera operator was intoxicated. If you do end up with shaky footage, Final Cut Pro X can help. Similar to using the Balance Color option ...

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