Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Enhancing with plugins, part of DSLR Video Tips: Lighting.
Robbie Carman: So Rich, in previous movies, we took a look at using the NLE.…Rich Harrington: Yeah.…Robbie Carman: To do some color correction on this this back-lit scene.…We jumped over to Adobe SpeedGrade but really…it could have been any dedicated color tool.…Now in this movie, we're going to talk about using a tool I don't think a…lot of people would think of for fixing…shots like this, and that's using Adobe After Effects.…Rich Harrington: Yeah and After Effects has its own tools where we can relight…or you can actually use third party plugins, and so we'll do 2 things.…I'll show you something that's After Effects specific.…And then I'll show you some plugins that work…over in any NLE, including Final Cut 10, Avid, etc.…
Robbie Carman: Cool.…Rich Harrington: So let's start with something After Effects…specific, which is we can actually add a light.…And we could add ambient light to this scene.…Let's just reset that, so it goes back to a white color.…But what I'll do is I'll lower the overall intensity…
- Moving lights off-center
- Controlling exposure in bright areas
- Using ND filters and matte boxes
- Overpowering a backlight
- Maximizing available light with reflectors and shiny boards
- Using battery-operated LEDs and flashlights
- Enhancing shots in post-production
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Foundations of Video: Cameras and Shootingwith Anthony Q. Artis2h 58m Appropriate for all
DSLR Video Tips: Cameras & Lenseswith Richard Harrington8h 13m Appropriate for all
DSLR Video Tips: Technical Knowledgewith Richard Harrington4h 7m Appropriate for all
1. Can I Attach Lights to the Camera?
Moving lights off-center3m 42s
2. How Do I Control Exposure and Depth of Field in Bright Light?
3. How Do I Deal with Backlit Subjects in Production?
4. How Do I Light without Electrical Outlets Using Available Light?
5. How Do I Light without Electrical Outlets Using Alternate Sources?
6. How Do I Deal with Backlit Subjects in Post-Production?
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