…I normally end up doing some softening to the flares (&
rays). Adding a downstream Sapphire chroma warp through the matte of the
flares sometimes helps marry them with the BG plate & give a little nice
optical distortion through them.
To be honest, I for one always rendered lensflares at lower res and comps them on top of the full res comp. I felt they look way to sharp.
Maybe that just me
Nice writeup on using ffmpeg in a VFX pipeline
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