Understanding lighting in After Effects


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Understanding lighting in After Effects

Lighting is one of those things that takes a new designer a little bit of time to get used to. I know it took me a while when I was first getting started, but once I got the hang of it, I couldn't have been happier, because honestly, you can use lights to fix all kinds of situations. For example, in this project I've got a rather flat, somewhat drab-looking scene, but once we start adding lights to it, things are going to go ahead and pop. In this video, we're not only going to look at the different kinds of lights in After Effects, but I'm also going to show you some traditional techniques, such as three-point lighting, and I'll also show you some basic rigging for lights and that kind of thing.

But basically, this is going to be a good overview of how to use lights within After Effects, and some creative uses for them. Let's get started and look at our scene. First thing you'll notice, we have a camera, we have type, and we have our ground plane. [00:00:and the...

Understanding lighting in After Effects
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Understanding lighting in After Effects provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the After Effects: Principles of Motion Graphics

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