Learning Optical Flares
Learning Optical Flares is an Intermediate level tutorial on 3D + Animation, produced by an expert, Chad Perkins. This tutorial is an absolute foundation for an individual who needs to sharpen his/her 3D + Animation skills. It gives you a thorough grip on 3D + Animation, Motion Graphics, Photography, Video, Visual Effects, After Effects, Optical Flares, 3D + Animation, Motion Graphics, Photography, Video, Visual Effects, After Effects and Optical Flares.
Lens flares are ubiquitous. They’re in commercials and promos, TV shows, and feature films. And most of the time, those flares were created with the Optical Flares plugin for After Effects.
Learn how to create your own visual effects with Optical Flares in this course with Chad Perkins. After examining how actual lens flares work in the real world, you’ll explore the core features and presets you’ll need to create professional lens flares. Chad also gives you a look at integrating these flares with the 3D environments in After Effects, as well as how to create your own custom flares from scratch. Plus, learn how to add animation, obscure flares with layers, dynamically trigger flares, and use them in realistic scenarios like motion graphics, lower thirds, and beauty shots.
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- Adjusting basic flare parameters
- Using and adjusting flare presets
- Simulating streaks, rings, multi iris effects, and more
- Turning natural hot spots in footage into flares
- Using After Effects lights as flares
- Positioning with masks
- Working with dynamic triggering