Join Mark Christiansen for an in-depth discussion in this video Re-create bokeh with frischluft's Lenscare, part of After Effects Compositing 02: Matching Foreground to Background.
…Let's look at an alternative to camera lens blur.…The Frischluft effects, depth of field, and out of focus, recreate…the same effects that you can get in Camera Lens Blur.…Here, I've created an extreme amount of Bokeh with Camera Lens Blur.…And with a similar setting in Frischluft, I get a pretty similar result.…I would dare you to choose one or the other and pick which is which.…Before I go further into this, I do want to show you,…though, when you're creating this type of extreme Bokeh and you're starting with…low-dynamic range footage, as most of you will, I have footage from my…DSLR, and I can tell you that the actual defocus looks completely different.…
So this is the same street corner.…That's it with the focus lens, then defocused…in Post, and this is an actual defocus.…If we look at other examples we can see this literally pedestrian image here is…transformed into something super magical, even if the actual pedestrians disappear.…Here, we have a regular street scene.…And it's confusing why you can't get a result like…
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- Matching color in black and white
- Matching levels with proportions
- Desaturating with tint
- Creating depth of field
- Reducing or removing grain
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