Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video A practical example, part of Premiere Pro and After Effects: Enhancing Production Value.
…Now let's take what you've learned in the prior 2 movies and put it to use.…In this particular case, I have a piece of footage that's been lit very naturally.…You can tell there's a light source off…camera here to the right, probably is a window.…Nice little rim along the side of her face falling into a bit of a shadow over here.…Maybe it's an intimate phone conversation.…However, natural lighting is not always what the story calls for.…Sometimes you need to make some changes to better tell your story.…
For example, it's easy for the viewers attention to go to this bright…area to the right, but instead, you probably would prefer the attention be…drawn to her face and to recede that back into the background particularly…if there was something on that wall like a poster that was extra distracting.…So let's go ahead and relight this shot in After Effects and…change our focus from this right part of the wall to her face.…I'll select the clip, right-click, replace with…an After Effects composition and I'm going to…
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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