Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Transformations, part of Motion: Lighting Effects in Post.
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In the previous movies, we've been showing you how to select lighting clips…that best complement your original underlying footage.…In the next few movies, we're going to show you how to further fine-tune those…lighting clips through the use of transformation such as Scale and Rotate,…through Color Correction, through improving contrast and using other effects such as Blur.…Let's start with the transformations. Here's an alternate shot of our trumpet…player from the previous movie. Again, we have a strong diagonal orientation…from the upper-right to the lower-left and maybe we'd like to have the lighting…effect match that orientation.…
Here's a lighting layer we're considering using. It has a nice, strong linear…element to it. However, it's coming from in the upper-left corner, not the…upper-right corner. So let's see what we can do about that.…We'll select it and we'll put it in Add mode for now to add the light to the…underlying scene, and let's play around a little bit. We need that light source…
Motion: Adding Lighting Effects in Post demonstrates how to use any version of Motion to easily add animated lighting effects to existing footage. Going beyond basic techniques, Chris Meyer shares his personal experience and uses many examples to teach the best way to select and fine-tune lighting clips to enhance a variety of underlying shots. He presents techniques for subtle enhancements that will help hold the viewer's attention while adding production value to virtually any shot.
- Selecting the right footage for the right lighting effects Transforming images with lighting and color correction Using vignetting to set the scene Adjusting blur for a subtle change