Join Andy Needham for an in-depth discussion in this video Lighting the scene, part of Creating a Show Open in After Effects and Cinema 4D.
…In this video, we're going to look at lighting our scene.…And we're going to use our Background object with…our video on as a reference for our lighting.…So if we un-hide that, and we will just hide the floor for now.…In fact, if we just reveal the floor, we could.…Add the background object material onto the floor so it shows up.…And if we hit Render just quickly, you can see the difference in color.…
We want to change that to match.…So we use a Compositing tag for that.…And we'll just check the Compositing Background option.…And if we press Render now, everything just matches.…So we're not looking through our shot camera at the moment and that might…be a bit confusing to you, so I'm just going to look through that now.…And we can see our logo is on our roof, and if we press Render.…We want to try and match the shadows that we have in this scene.…So, we're going to use some lighting to do that, and looking at…the shot, we have a good reference for our light and shadows.…
We can see that the sun is coming from…
Want to create the same effect in Nuke? Check out Creating a Show Open in Nuke X and CINEMA 4D.
- Using CameraTracker to track a shot
- Solving the camera data
- Setting a ground plane
- Importing the logo
- Animating the logo with the inheritance effector
- Randomizing particle motion
- Lighting the scene
- Compositing in After Effects
Skill Level Intermediate
Mograph Techniques: Spline Dynamics with Cinema 4Dwith EJ Hassenfratz1h 13m Intermediate
Creating a Show Open in Nuke X and Cinema 4Dwith Andy Needham2h 6m Intermediate
Mograph Techniques: Dynamic Camera Movementwith Ian Robinson1h 52m Intermediate
1. Planning the Shot
2. Tracking the Shot
3. Adding a 3D Logo in CINEMA 4D
4. Compositing in After Effects
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