Day For Night Tutorial with Sean Alami

Turn Day to Night in After Effects

Why day for night?

Filming in the pitch black, it can be difficult to pick up details in the shadows. To preserve all those beautiful details, day for night is a fantastic alternative.

Sean Alami is both a student and an artistic creator, and in his best tutorial yet, he leads us through After Effects and Premiere Pro to turn a beautiful sunny day into a magnificent night-shot.

Beginning with slightly under-exposing the shot itself, Sean employs 3D tracking, Lumetri, and LumiMatte to create this unique, easy-to-follow guide.

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  1. Sean, over the years I have seen many day-to-night tutorials for After Effects but yours is one of the best I have seen. Nice work. Thank you for sharing it with the Creative COW community.

    Ron Lindeboom
    Co-founder, Creative COW

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