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The Role of Grain

Beyond lens effects, you will need to consider another attribute of images shot with a real camera: grain. Grain is essentially high-frequency noise that occupies every channel of your shot to some degree. And grain is your friend, as long as you give it the proper amount of attention.

Grain can give texture and life to images and help to conceal a multitude of small details, enabling compositors to get away with illusions. Just like depth of field and motion blur, grain can be a problem or the key to a whole cinematic look.


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