Color Correction in Final Cut Pro, with Richard Harrington

Richard Harrington shares Final Cut Pro color correction strategies and techniques to take your edit to the next level.

Richard Harrington shares Final Cut Pro color correction strategies and techniques to take your edit to the next level. Improve image color and quality, correct common problems, and create special effects that enhance your project’s goals.

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Course Lessons:

Lesson 1: Introduction (Duration 00:31)

Richard Harrington introduces the techniques that will be covered in this lesson.

Lesson 2: Setting Up the Workstation (Duration 04:04)

Richard Harrington explains what equipment and environmental concerns you need to keep in mind while setting up your workstation.

Lesson 3: Sequence and Interface Settings, Part 1 (Duration 03:39)

Richard Harrington shows you how to best set up Final Cut's sequence and interface settings for color correction. Part 1

Lesson 4: Sequence and Interface Settings, Part 2 (Duration 04:30)

Richard Harrington shows you how to best set up Final Cut's sequence and interface settings for color correction. Part 2

Lesson 5: Introduction to Scopes, Part 1 (Duration 02:58)

Richard Harrington shows you the scopes you will need to use to diagnose and correct color problems. Part 1

Lesson 6: Introduction to Scopes, Part 2 (Duration 05:08)

Richard Harrington shows you the scopes you will need to use to diagnose and correct color problems. Part 2

Lesson 7: Vector Scope, Part 1 (Duration 04:43)

Richard Harrington shows you how to use Final Cut Pro's vector scope. Part 1

Lesson 8: Vector Scope, Part 2 (Duration 05:03)

Richard Harrington shows you how to use Final Cut Pro's vector scope. Part 2

Lesson 9: Waceform Monitor, Part 1 (Duration 02:45)

Richard Harrington shows you how to use Final Cut Pro's waveform monitor. Part 1

Lesson 10: Waceform Monitor, Part 2 (Duration 06:07)

Richard Harrington shows you how to use Final Cut Pro's waveform monitor. Part 2

Lesson 11: Waceform Monitor, Part 3 (Duration 04:01)

Richard Harrington shows you how to use Final Cut Pro's waveform monitor. Part 3

Lesson 12: Primary Color Correction, Part 1 (Duration 06:31)

Richard Harrington explains how to fix contrast and color balance in primary color correction. Part 1

Lesson 13: Primary Color Correction, Part 2 (Duration 05:48)

Richard Harrington explains how to fix contrast and color balance in primary color correction. Part 2

Lesson 14: Primary Color Correction, Part 3 (Duration 04:19)

Richard Harrington explains how to fix contrast and color balance in primary color correction. Part 3

Lesson 15: Color Correcting in HD, Part 1 (Duration 05:32)

Richard Harrington shows you how to properly color correct HD footage. Part 1

Lesson 16: Color Correcting in HD, Part 2 (Duration 03:08)

Richard Harrington shows you how to properly color correct HD footage. Part 2

Lesson 17: Primary Color Correction: More Examples, Part 1 (Duration 04:48)

Richard Harrington takes you deeper into primary color correction with more tips and examples. Part 1

Lesson 18: Primary Color Correction: More Examples, Part 2 (Duration 06:06)

Richard Harrington takes you deeper into primary color correction with more tips and examples. Part 2

Lesson 19: Primary Color Correction: More Examples, Part 3 (Duration 03:51)

Richard Harrington takes you deeper into primary color correction with more tips and examples. Part 3

Lesson 20: Primary Color Correction: More Examples, Part 4 (Duration 03:18)

Richard Harrington takes you deeper into primary color correction with more tips and examples. Part 4

Lesson 21: Tackling Exposure Problems (Duration 06:57)

Richard Harrington explains how to use Final Cut Pro to fix exposure problems in your footage.

Lesson 22: Secondary Color Correction, Part 1 (Duration 07:16)

Richard Harrington shows you how to get more out of color correction by using a secondary correction. Part 1

Lesson 23: Secondary Color Correction, Part 2 (Duration 04:11)

Richard Harrington shows you how to get more out of color correction by using a secondary correction. Part 2

Lesson 24: Secondary Color Correction, Part 3 (Duration 08:05)

Richard Harrington shows you how to get more out of color correction by using a secondary correction. Part 3

Lesson 25: Using the Shadow Highlight Filter (Duration 06:38)

Richard Harrington shows you how to use the shadow highlight filter to fix a piece of video.

Lesson 26: Secondary Color Correction, Part 4 (Duration 05:58)

Richard Harrington shows you how to get more out of color correction by using a secondary correction. Part 4

Lesson 27: Selecting from Multiple Shots (Duration 05:34)

Richard Harrington compares and contrasts multiple ways to color correct a video clip.

Lesson 28: Skin Tones, Part 1 (Duration 04:46)

Richard Harrington shows you how to properly color correct skin tones in Final Cut Pro. Part 1

Lesson 29: Skin Tones, Part 2 (Duration 07:43)

Richard Harrington shows you how to properly color correct skin tones in Final Cut Pro. Part 2

Lesson 30: Scene-to-Scene Color Correction, Part 1 (Duration 03:42)

Richard Harrington explains how to do scene-to-scene color correction so different shots in one scene match. Part 1

Lesson 31: Scene-to-Scene Color Correction, Part 2 (Duration 05:04)

Richard Harrington explains how to do scene-to-scene color correction so different shots in one scene match. Part 2

Lesson 32: Scene-to-Scene Color Correction, Part 3 (Duration 05:47)

Richard Harrington explains how to do scene-to-scene color correction so different shots in one scene match. Part 3

Lesson 33: Color Corrector Filter 01 (Duration 02:55)

Richard Harrington shows you how to use Final Cut's color corrector filter, as opposed to the color corrector 3-way. Part 1

Lesson 34: Color Corrector Filter 02 (Duration 03:34)

Richard Harrington shows you how to use Final Cut's color corrector filter, as opposed to the color corrector 3-way. Part 2

Lesson 35: Color Corrector Filter 03 (Duration 05:21)

Richard Harrington shows you how to use Final Cut's color corrector filter, as opposed to the color corrector 3-way. Part 3

Lesson 36: Color Corrector Filter 04 (Duration 03:45)

Richard Harrington shows you how to use Final Cut's color corrector filter, as opposed to the color corrector 3-way. Part 4

Lesson 37: Conclusion (Duration 01:04)

Richard Harrington concludes this color correction title.

Meet Your Instructor: Richard Harrington

Richard Harrington is a certified Project Management Professional, Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop and After Effects, and Apple Certified Trainer in Final Cut Pro, Motion, and Aperture. His visual communications…

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