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Solution 4: Use the Matte effect with a matte and another image.
cases solution 3 is all you need. But in certain cases you may
want a more precise composite. In which case you will need to
create a matte for the skyline in a paint program.
created from gradient effect
a single frame of your skyline shot to a bitmap your favorite
paint program is capable of loading.
the skyline black and the sky white.
the grayscale gradient with this new matte and source V2 to
have the final composite. If you want a softer edge matte,
you can add the Fast Blur effect to the matte you painted
and resource the matte effect to this Fast Blur effect.
have it! A great way to improve skyline shots by using simple
yet powerful tools already included in Speed Razor. You can
now use this approach for image enhancement and even take that
a step further. If you are working on a tight-deadline in a
more "offline mode" with a producer/director working
with you, you may want to only do solution 1 or 2 and then go
back later and finish the shot in "online mode" with
solution 3 or 4. Better yet, combine multiple solutions to bring
out the perfect shot: Use a gradient effect over real cloud
imagery to bring out the realism of the clouds and the colors
of the gradient.
Davidson is vice-president of BrainBox
and heads up the post production division of the company. He
is also a long time Speed Razor editor and trainer. Mickey McKane,
who worked with Bill on the tutorial, is also vice-president
of BrainBox - and heads up the development division. He is also
a Speed Razor editor and trainer.