All About Chroma and Luma Keys in Final Cut Pro
162. How to Use Chroma Keys in Final Cut Pro
Chroma Keying is a special effects technique that turns the blue or green background in a video transparent. This is a common effect that you may know as "green screening". In this video, we're going to go over how to apply the keyer effect and all of
its unique features.
163. How to Use Advanced Chroma Key Controls in Final Cut Pro
After applying a chroma key to your video, the next step is to refine your chroma key so that your subject blends in seamlessly with your background. Final Cut Pro includes a variety of different controls to help fine-tune any areas that may be difficult
to key. In this video, we’ll go through each of these controls and show you exactly how to use them.
164. How to Use Luma Keys in Final Cut Pro
Luma keying is very similar to chroma-keying, however, the difference is that it uses the brightness for transparency whereas chroma key uses a color range. This makes luma keying great for images that are grayscale or don't have much color to work with.
In this video, we'll take a look at a practical example of how to properly use luma keys.
165. How to Use Advanced Luma Key Controls in Final Cut Pro
Final Cut Pro offers a variety of different controls to help refine your luma keys. In this video, we'll take a look at the advanced luma key controls that may help make your luma keys even better!
166. How to Use Masks and Effects With Keys in Final Cut Pro
In some cases, the Luma or Chroma key controls may not be enough to achieve the perfect key. You can apply masks or effects to further refine your keyer effect. In this video, we'll use a practical example to show you exactly how to do this.