Capturing the perfect image is tough. When your little brother isn’t photobombing your shot, then it is probably the sun (or lack of it) washing out the colors in your scene. Final Cut Pro offers built-in tools to help both new and experienced editors easily control color in their films.

In this How-To, you’ll discover the basics of color correction using waveforms and other professional techniques.

What You’ll Learn in this Video:

  • How to correct color in video using Final Cut Pro
  • How to use the Inspector
  • How to read wave forms
  • How to manually adjust color levels
  • How to manually adjust exposure
  • How to map individual samples to keyboard commands

Lights, Camera, Action!
Want to #CreateTheNext heart-pounding edit? Come to Digital Media Academy this summer and learn how to make movies working as part of a real film production team in DMA Studios or learn how to create Hollywood special effects using the same professional editing and special-effects techniques used in blockbuster films.

Filmmaking courses at Digital Media Academy places students in production teams simulating a real-world production environment. Using cutting-edge Canon cameras and top of the line Apple computers, students become independent filmmakers as they  plan, shoot and edit a film of their own.

Visit Digital Media Academy’s YouTube Channel for more How-To’s and helpful advice.