Some lighting effect examples


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Some lighting effect examples

First, we're going to work with examples of inherently stark, not all that exciting footage, like this woman in an office. Technically, it's a very good shot. It's well lit, it's well framed. However, there is not a lot of action going on. Notice that the light on the back wall is staying pretty constant. Also notice that the light on her is staying pretty constant. So unless you want to be a very literal, you could start to lose the viewer's interest with this scene, because there is just not a lot of interest in it. Well, let's play with all that and some lighting layers. One candidate would be a layer like this. This one again is soft, out-of-focus, has some nice motion from highlights to dark areas. It has the ability to add some nice light to this.

Now playing with this technique is a great opportunity to use Motion's HUD, its Heads Up Display that makes it very quick to change parameters. For example, on this light layer, the first thing I want to t...

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

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