Just as there are great keyers built into Adobe After Effects and Adobe Premiere Pro, there are a ton of third-party keyers. Whichever one you choose is really a matter of personal preference and what task you need to do. In this video, Richard Harrington walks you through how to use the Light Wrap Fantastic.
- Let's explore one more solution from Digital Anarchy.…This is just the light wrapping technology…and you can use it to really bring a shot to life.…You saw light wrapping earlier.…I personally like this one a little bit better…as it has some additional control.…In our project panel,…let's open up the one called Digital Anarchy…and I'll take advantage of that basic keying recipe…that you've learned already.…Type in the word key…and just drag on the Keylight and Spill Suppressor.…
We'll just do a very basic key here…and remove the edge.…Now you can refine that if you want,…but a basic key should help you see what's happening here…with light wrapping.…Right now we've got our subject in the scene,…but it just doesn't feel like she's there.…It looks like she's sitting on top of the scene.…That's because the color here on her shoulder…doesn't pick up the background.…So I'll simply go to Digital Anarchy…and apply a plugin called The Light Wrap Fantastic…and this has some excellent controls.…
What we can do here is really start to see what's happening…
- Keying in Premiere Pro vs. After Effects
- Importing footage to key
- Stacking layers in Premiere Pro
- Using the Ultra Keyer
- Using KEYLIGHT
- Enhancing a key with 3D lights
- Deciding when to use a third-party tool
- Processing backdrops in Photoshop
- Exchanging transparency data
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Deciding Where to Key Your Footage
2. Importing Footage to Key
3. Keying in Adobe Premiere Pro
4. Keying in Adobe After Effects
5. Selected Third-Party Keyers
6. Processing Backdrops in Photoshop
7. Backdrop Techniques
8. Exchanging Transparency Data
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