Mark Spencer is a freelance producer, videographer, editor, trainer and writer based in the Bay Area. He produces Final Cut Pro X-related training and plugins for with his partners at Ripple Training. He is an Apple-certified Master Trainer, and consults for corporations and individuals. He is the author or co-author of a half-dozen books on motion graphics and editing from Peachpit Press and writes for ProVideo Coalition. He maintains www.applemotion.net, a resource for Motion. Mark has an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Working in HDR with Final Cut Pro X

Working in HDR with Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I talk with Ripple Training’s Steve Martin about how to work with HDR video in Final Cut Pro X. High Dynamic Range video…

Removing a Drone Shadow in Final Cut Pro X

Removing a Drone Shadow in Final Cut Pro X

Double trouble! This week on MacBreak Studio, Ripple Training’s Steve Martin returns and shows us a very cool trick for removing a shadow from a video clip. Specifically…

Working with 360 Effects in Final Cut Pro X

Working with 360 Effects in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Ripple Training’s Steve Martin shows us how to apply effects to 360 videos in Final Cut Pro X. When shooting in 360, it…

Creating the Pleasantville Look in Final Cut Pro X

Creating the Pleasantville Look in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Ripple Training’s Steve Martin how to create the “Pleasantville” or “Sin City” look using the new color…

Editor as Director in 360 Video with Final Cut Pro X

Editor as Director in 360 Video with Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Ripple Training’s Steve Martin shows us how the editor can be the director when it comes to working with 360 video in Final…

Creating Custom Black & White Effects in Final Cut Pro X

Creating Custom Black & White Effects in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Ripple Training’s Steve Martin how you can use the new color tools in Final Cut Pro 10.4 to create custom…

From the Field to Final Cut

From the Field to Final Cut

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training explains how he uses his iPad Pro to start editing in the field, then back in the edit suite easily…

Working with Camera LUTs and Creative LUTs in Final Cut Pro X

Working with Camera LUTs and Creative LUTs in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I talk with Steve Martin from Ripple Training about how to work with Camera LUTs and Creative LUTs in Final Cut Pro X. In version…

Removing People from 360 Videos in Final Cut Pro X

Removing People from 360 Videos in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us how to remove a person from a 360 video in Final Cut Pro X. In normal interview situations…

Awesome Hue Sampling in Final Cut Pro X

Awesome Hue Sampling in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training the differences between color sampling with color masks and hue curves in Final Cut Pro X. The 10…