Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Using 3D lights in After Effects, part of Premiere Pro and After Effects: Enhancing Production Value.
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…Now the previous chapter was admittedly a bit…Hollywood with animated lights moving all around your footage.…And it does really add pop to your productions.…But sometimes you need to do something more simple and more subtle.…Maybe just change where the specular highlight is in this scene.…Maybe move where the focal point is versus where the shadows are in the scene.…Well, to do that, we need to relight your…footage in pose using Premiere Pro or After Effects.…
Now it turns out that Premiere does indeed have a…lighting effect that will help you accomplish some of this.…You have up to five different lights you can apply to your footage.…You can play around with where they're coming…from, the shape or rake of the particular light,…how soft or sharp it is, the amount of ambient light to fill in edges.…And I have used this, but frankly I'm…far more comfortable with lighting inside After Effects.…It just feels a bit more natural to me, and…part of that is probably my own comfort with After Effects.…
Either way, I'd like to share with you how I use…
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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