Lens flares – love them, hate them, risk looking too much like J.J. Abrams with them.
Despite the Abrams-induced overuse, however, lens flares are a cool effect that can give everything from eye-catching naturalism to a lusted-after retro sheen to a shot. But how to capture them perfectly in the editing room? This video tutorial takes you through the RocketStock Lucent Warm pack, which captures incredible flares without sacrificing locations or killing time on set. Check it out.