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Change Day To Night In One Minute | Quick Tips Tutorial

Change Day To Night In One Minute | Quick Tips Tutorial

We will show you how to create the day to night effect, as well as compositing a new sky into the background.


Sometimes you are unable to shoot at the right time of day, or the background plate you're editing is too bright. It can be time-consuming to wait for the perfect time to film. And searching for the perfect stock footage to fit your scene can be just as tiring.

We've all been there, and that's why Clayton Walker, an ActionVFX Product Designer, is here to save you some time with this Quick Tips tutorial.

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This Quick Tips tutorial covers:

  • Turning a shot from day to night
  • Utilizing Lumetri Color & Hue/Saturation effects
  • Using masks to replace the sky
  • Compositing a new sky to fit your scene
With this Quick Tips tutorial, we hope we have shown you that it doesn't always have to be dark for a night shot! Be sure to check out the rest of our 
tutorials to learn great tips and tricks to sharpen your compositing and filmmaking skills!

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