Some more lighting effect examples


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Some more lighting effect examples

Now let's work with some clips that were shot very nicely, but which we'd like to add even more excitement too. Here's a clip of a businesswoman slowly turning around while removing her glasses. Someone did a nice job composing this. They have a nice blurred out background. They have her in silhouette against the background. But there is just not a lot going on in here, there is no light change going on in the background, and frankly her face is a little underlit for my taste. So let's see what we can do with the scene. Go back to home. Let's try this lighting clip. This is a nice bit of cloudy footage slowly moving. It has a nice center focus with darkened edges. This looks like a good candidate.

I will right-click, choose Composite Mode, and we'll start off with Overlay mode. Now we've got some more color going on. This was before and after. So if nothing else, the color in my lighting clip has made this scene look richer. I'm at Home, let's Play...

Some more lighting effect examples
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Some more lighting effect examples provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the Final Cut Pro: Lighting Effects in Post

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Final Cut Pro
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