Lens Flair Ae Experiment

A simple title created using the flare effect in After Effects.

 

 

 

Method

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Select a font and text

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Review leading and kerning , alter size as required

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Change colour to Blue text and select position

Screen Shot 2016-05-01 at 13.48.46 Select Flare effect
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Move Flare centre by either dragging or altering coordinates in the Flare Centre (sic) setting

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Detail of effect, note flare co-ordinates

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Locate the centre of the lens flare start point

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Keyframes for start, note new x coordinate

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Adjusting key frame for best effect

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Flare coordinates after adjustment

 

Reflection

Relatively simple procedure. Better to fade in the title in future as a bit abrupt. Suitable to paired with the Neptune flyby as a complete piece.

 

 

 

 

 

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