Lens Flare (24 Tutorials)
December 10, 2013
We love a new Video Copilot tutorial on Tutorial Tuesday! Andrew Kramer explains how he created detailed bevels with Element 3D and added lens flares, light rays and camera movement for the Lionsgate Logo.
October 22, 2013
As we continue our HitFilm Tutorial Tuesday, enjoy another great tutorial from MajahrPictures, showing how to create procedural chromatic text effects in HitFilm Ultimate.
July 2, 2013
In this video from Layer’s Magazine, Daniel Bryant creates a space-themed movie poster from scratch with After Effects. His compositing techniques include layer masking, blending modes, text animation, lens flares and particle effects.
May 8, 2013
Learn how to create a 3D cloud flythrough scene using Trapcode Horizon, in this tutorial from Felix Cremerius.
May 8, 2013
By Felix Cremerius on AEtuts+ “This tutorial explains the steps you need to take to convert an HDRI in Photoshop into a usable file in Trapcode Horizon to create a Skydome and populate it with clouds. We’ll also explained how to mask clouds, create a camera move in AE, and add a complimentary lens flare to the scene.”
February 13, 2013
This tutorial shows how to take the tracked footage in mocha and use that data in After Effects. We start with a simple matchmove. Then see how to get more flexibility through the smart use of Null objects and parenting. Finally we look at importing the same data directly into a Boris Continuum Complete lens flare plug-in.
November 21, 2012
Using Boris Continuum Complete’s powerful Lens Flare 3D filter, Kevin P. McAuliffe shows you how to set up lighting effects in your favorite Avid video editing system. First, Kevin demonstrates how to create multiple lights that blink automatically. Then, he combines BCC Extruded Text with BCC Lens Flare 3D to create a starting title sequence.
September 10, 2012
Red Giant Knoll Light Factory 3 (aka KLF). It’s the most recently updated of the plug-ins I’m covering in this series and also has been around the longest. It was developed by John Knoll, visual effects supervisor at Industrial Light & Magic (ILM). The first article featured a couple of interviews from John Knoll, which will give you, dear readers, a bit of insight behind the man who created visual effects for some of the most famous Hollywood blockbusters.
August 23, 2012
More than you ever wanted to know about Lens Flares! This is the first of a 5 part series and will give an overview of lens flares and the plug-ins that can generate them.