Working with lights


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Working with lights

There are four different kinds of lights you can create within Motion, and they each have their own set of options to help you recreate something that looks more like the real world. The thing to understand with lights, adding them to the scene is only the first part of the process. Usually you want to select all the other objects in the scene and determine how the light is going to bounce off of that object, so you can make things look shiny instead of dull or have shadows instead of no shadows. So let's look at these lights and see some of the different options we can adjust.

The first light that I have set up here is a Point Light, and a Point Light, the easiest way I like to think of it, think of it as something like an empty light bulb in a scene. If you had a lamp and you took the lampshade off, the light would come out in 360 degrees. Well, that's how a Point Light functions. If you press F7 to open up the HUD, you'll notice we have an option for the Color, the Intensity...

Working with lights
Video duration: 8m 12s 9h 1m Beginner Updated Aug 27, 2015

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Working with lights provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the Motion 5 Essential Training

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