Professional Digital Compositing: Essential Tools and TechniquesAuthor:
Lee Lanier Publisher:
EnglishNumber of Pages:
480 File Format:
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20Mb Professional Digital Compositing: Essential Tools and Techniques
- Learn professional secrets of digital compositing with this detailed guide. After filming is done, digital compositors move in to manipulate color, retouch, and perform other behind-the-scenes tricks that are necessary to improve or finalize movies, games, and commercials. Now you can learn their secrets with this one-of-a-kind guide to digital compositing.
Professional animator and author Lee Lanier not only draws upon his own experience, he has also combed some of Hollywood's most active post–production houses in search of the best solutions. Learn valuable techniques, tricks, and more.
"Fix It in Post" is the guide for those left to finish the director's vision for a scene. Lee Lanier taps his own experience, as well as the skill sets of dozens of other professionals, to provide the latest techniques for digital compositing on topics such as transformations, plate preparation, rotoscoping, advanced render passes, particle integration, 2.5D painting, HDRI, stereoscopy and more.
This book targets the trouble spots for today's digital compositor, who has to know a lot of different techniques with a variety of software in an industry that's constantly changing. It includes professional-level tutorials with support materials from the DVD (scenes, sample bitmaps, image sequences), as well as full-color images to fully embody the techniques. "Fix It In Post" provides concepts and tactics that can apply to most digital compositing software, and will illustrate key techniques using popular software applications such as After Effects, Combustion, Nuke, Shake, Fusion, and Cineon.