Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Synthesizing lighting, part of Premiere Pro and After Effects: Enhancing Production Value.
…So far I've been taking advantage of having a pretty deep…pool of at my fingertips to add lighting effects to these scenes.…Maybe I don't like that one, maybe I want to try something a bit stronger.…Like these hex lights, select it.…Capacity, Mode, let's go ahead and add that into the scene.…Mm, too strong, Screen, maybe Color Dodge.…Oh, that's kind of cool.…But, you're not always going to have that pool of…footage to draw upon, or maybe it's not appropriate.…
Well you can create your own artificial…lighting, nice, soft, out of focus animating stuff.…Using just After Effects, let me give you a quick example of how to do that.…I'm going to select this shot.…Turn off the other backgrounds and dynamically get into After Effects.…Here is my comp of the footage.…I want to add on top a nice, simple, solid layer.…The color of this layer doesn't matter because…I am going to be applying an effect to it.…Namely,one of the noise effects.…The two that are good for this are either Fractal noise or Turbulence noise.…
Turbulent noise is GPU accelerated, which can…
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- Compositing footage shot on black
- Tinting and color-balancing footage to change its mood and unify multiple clips
- Adding a filmic glow
- Introducing artificial lighting to add mystery and interest to a scene
- Relighting existing footage
- Using the Warp Stabilizer and Rolling Shutter Repair to smooth out wobbly shots