Before you can begin working with HDR media, you’ll need a solid understanding of what HDR is and how the limitations of your hardware will affect your options. You’ll learn the difference between different gamma curves and how they affect the color processing of your clips in Final Cut Pro.
HDR Color Correcting
Because of the wider dynamic range of log-encoded media, you’ll learn how to use Final Cut Pro’s color adjustments corrector in conjunction with the video scopes to ensure that the proper tonal ranges are being affected when making changes to exposure, shadows and brightness.
All HDR is Not Created Equal
Shooting in HLG on the iPhone, creates really great looking HDR content. That is, until you examine the media more closely in Final Cut Pro and discover that what makes it look great on a phone are the very things that make it unacceptable for professional HDR work. You’ll therefore learn why it is absolutely essential to shoot in a log format on your camera.
Deliver both SDR and HDR Movies
Even with all the benefits of HDR, video, platform like YouTube cannot provide a consistent viewing experience. This is why many content creator still upload their movies in SDR. Because of this, you’ll need learn how to create SDR movies from HDR masters.
Steve Martin is the creative force behind Ripple Training and has been using and teaching Final Cut Pro since 1999. Since Final Cut Pro's introduction, he has introduced thousands of people to Final Cut Pro through his classes, workshops and training products. He has consulted and/or trained for Apple, Adobe, Disney, Canon, Walmart and other companies. He is also a writer, producer and avid photographer.Full Bio