Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Vibrance, part of After Effects CS5 New Creative Techniques.
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The last three brand-new effects I want to show you all came from Photoshop.…There are underneath the Photoshop's adjustment layers, and they are Vibrance,…Black & White and Selective Color.…The reason these were added to After Effects CS5 was to provide more…compatibility with layered Photoshop files.…For example, if you added Vibrance to an adjustment layer to a Photoshop file,…save the layered file and imported the layered file into After Effects, you'd…want Vibrance to appear as an effect on this adjustment layer.…
So that's why they added these effects.…The nice thing is that they have made these independent standalone effects that…you can apply to any clip in After Effects, not just Photoshop layers.…So let's go through what each of these do starting with Vibrance.…I'm back in After Effects CS5, I have got a piece of footage here with some nice…colors in it, and I'll apply Effect > Color Correction > Vibrance.…Vibrance is basically an alternative to Saturation.…It's very similar to increasing and decreasing Saturation, but it's a more…
Chris and Trish Meyer have been using After Effects since version 1.0 and have written ten books about the program, and they are always among the first to dive into each new version and discover what it offers to their fellow motion graphics artists. Chris takes you under the hood and explains how each new feature works in After Effects CS5. This course covers both the technical and creative implications of this latest release, including tutorials on the new Roto Brush tool and mocha version 2, blending modes, text options, and new and improved user interface elements in Adobe After Effects CS5. Numerous examples show the most efficient ways to use the new features and avoid potential pitfalls when applying techniques. Chris ends with a discussion of which users will get them most out of upgrading to After Effects CS5.
- Reviewing After Effects' 64-bit system requirements
- Mastering the new Roto Brush tool plus Refine Matte
- Warping with FreeForm
- Motion tracking with mocha version 2
- Matting with mocha shape, including adding motion blur
- Extruding in 3D with Repoussé
- Importing RED footage
- Using Color Finesse and updated blending modes