HOW TO USE:
Open the “COMBUST- 4k Explosions” folder and import selected .mov files into preferred program. “ i.e. Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere, Nuke, Fusion, Final Cut”
Next, drag and drop your “4k-Combust Explode.mov” file in a layer above your footage.
Finally, Change your composite mode to either ‘Screen’ or ‘Add’.
Tips To Enhance Your Explosion:
First, you want to make sure your COMBUST explosion layer looks like it belongs in your shot. You do this by matching the RGB and LUMA channels of your COMBUST explosion layer to the highlights and mid-tones of your original shot by adjusting the levels or using curves on your COMBUST layer.
Then, if you want to give your explosion more bloom, you can simply add a “glow” effect onto your COMBUST layer. Another option is to duplicate your COMBUST layer, add a “fast blur” effect to your top explosion layer and then change the composite mode of the top explosion layer to “Screen” or “Add”.
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