Light wrap is an essential tool when using a green screen and a subject. With that in mind, we found some great tutorials to help you add light wrap to your footage.
Whether you’re filming a corporate video, special effect, or a documentary interview, green screens are a common tool on shoots these days. When working with green screens, one step that many forget in post-production is the need to add light wrap. This light that forms around the subject is a key component for making the scene look more believable.
Straight Light Wrap
We found a few light wrap tutorials that should help you when you find yourself in the middle of processing your key. First up is After Effects Tutorials w/ Mikey. Here Mikey Borup gives us the low down on how to easily and effectively generate light wrap for a subject and a digital background.
Light Wrap and Edge Blur in Adobe After Effects and Blackmagic Fusion
Want to learn more about light wrapping and chroma keying? Check out a few of the following resources:
- What is Light Wrapping? Tips & Tutorials – PremiumBeat
- Basic Color Keying – Video CoPilot
- Keying Fundamentals in After Effects – PremiumBeat
Have any other tips for quickly applying light wrap to your key? Got any examples you’d like to share? Let us know in the comments below.