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Sevy DeviSimple Firefly effect!
by on Nov 17, 2014 at 7:42:44 pm

Hello,

I am trying to achieve a firefly effect just like this:

http://www.pond5.com/stock-footage/22830987/scary-house-deep-forest-3-firef...

I am not very skilled at this, obviously, as I can tell it should be easy, but I can't figure out how to get it done. Does anyone know how to do this? What plugin/settings to be used? Thanks in advance!


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Graham MacfarlaneRe: Simple Firefly effect!
by on Nov 17, 2014 at 8:50:02 pm

Hi Sevy,

For a simple effect, you could use the CC Particle Systems II effect on a solid layer.
Basic setup is in attached image, which should give a good starting point.
From there it’s a matter of colour, blur, glow and overlaying to taste.



Graham Macfarlane - CGI specialist
Elyarch Ltd - London UK

3D Studio Max | Vray | Pflow | PhoenixFD | After effects | Mocha


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