Removing Lens Flare
by Foy Watson on May 26, 2010 at 3:43:06 pm
I'm new to After Effects, so I apologize in advance.
I just shot some footage on the Canon 5D and in one shot I have a small lens flare. It's round and it's not on the subject of my shot -- but it is annoying. Can anyone offer advice on a strategy to remove this small distraction?
Re: Removing Lens Flare by Walter Soyka on May 26, 2010 at 5:05:47 pm
Depending on your footage, this could be very difficult. There are very few things in AE that you can do without a solid understanding of the fundamentals. Todd Kopriva from Adobe has created a page about getting started with After Effects.
A couple questions: what version of AE are you running? Can you post a screen shot or a video of your footage? Is the shot locked down, or moving?
There's a tutorial here on the COW about simple object removal. It's several years old now, but goes through many of the fundamentals for an effect like this.
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