Glow effect


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Glow effect

The Glow effect in the Stylize category is one of the most commonly used After Efects effects period and it's one of the ones that gives life to motion graphics the most often. Unfortunately, a lot of us have been poisoned by kind of growing up with Photoshop as Photoshop was kind coming into its own and we have kind of associated Glow with like a kind of cheesy outer glow. Well, glows can be so much more than that as the Glow here that we are going to cover in these movie shows. It does add a kind of cool glow and we will see that in example next, but one of the things that it does that's really cool too is it adds a glow to the inherent colors in the layer. So let's go ahead and add Glow to this lava.

You'll see instantly that it doesn't add a halo of outer glow, there is no alpha channel here, but it brings out the colors and enhances the contrast of what we are already seeing here. Now, the most important parameters in Glow are probably these top three right here...

Glow effect
Video duration: 6m 40s 11h 49m Intermediate

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Glow effect provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chad Perkins as part of the After Effects CS3 Effects

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Video
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After Effects
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