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Advanced Visual Effects Compositing by Lee Lanier

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Chapter 3fig3_59_1Relighting in the Composite

Lighting is an important component for film-making. Although real-life lighting is captured when film or video is shot, it’s by no means permanent. You can use standard tools and effects within compositing programs to creatively relight. You can alter the overall mood of shot, change the perceived time of day, or correct unaesthetic lighting. Relighting may be necessary to achieve continuity between surrounding shots in a scene or may be applied to fix sub-par lighting that was the result of a limited budget or rushed production schedule.

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